BENGALURU- Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) unveiled its newly inaugurated Terminal 2 (T2) in November 2022.
The cutting-edge terminal embraces Bengaluru’s “garden city” identity with a unique garden aesthetic.
As India’s third-largest airport in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements, BLR Airport is set to expand further with its state-of-the-art infrastructure. Further incorporating the latest advancements in passenger handling technologies.
Materna Empowers BLR Airport New Terminal 2
To enhance the travel experience, BLR Airport collaborated with German provider Materna IPS to install 34 Self Bag Drop systems in the new terminal.
Materna IPS is chosen by Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), the airport’s operator, based on their successful partnership in 2019 when Materna IPS implemented self-service solutions in Terminal 1.
In February of this year, the Flex Go system is launched. Air Asia India (I5) and Air Vistara (UK) became the first airlines to offer this advanced technology to their passengers.
The Self Bag Drop (SBD) units are equipped with artificial intelligence-based dimensional and conveyability detection, ensuring a seamless and secure baggage drop process.
Additional features, such as biometrics, can be integrated at a later stage as per the airport’s requirements, and work is underway to incorporate an excess baggage payment solution.
International Growth with BLR Airport Project
The implementation of this significant project at BLR Airport marks Materna IPS’s expansion into the Indian market and reinforces its global presence.
Dr. Georg Oschmann, Managing Director of Materna IPS, expressed gratitude for the opportunity to further their collaboration with Bangalore International Airport. Subsequently, He appreciated BIAL’s continued trust in Materna IPS products.
Further, Materna IPS (Intelligent Passenger Solutions) is a renowned global airport. Further, the airline supplier specializes in automated passenger handling solutions.
Their comprehensive range of services includes hardware and software implementations and service and maintenance.
About Materna IPS
Materna IPS provides personalized support to customers. It ensures swift and professional responses to market demands with offices in the USA, Canada, Europe, and India.
Materna IPS operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Materna Information & Communications SE, based in Germany.
By incorporating Materna IPS’s innovative self-service solutions, BLR Airport aims to revolutionize the passenger experience.’ Further, uphold its position as a leading airport in India.
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