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Siemens Logistics

Efficient and Flexible Airport Solutions

Siemens Logistics provides logistics solutions for airports and airlines worldwide.

Lilienthalstrasse 16/18,
78467 Constance,

Siemens Logistics provides logistics solutions for airports and airlines worldwide.

Siemens offers all types of baggage handling with check-in, belt and tray conveyor systems as well as efficient sorting and baggage claim facilities. We combine extensive logistics and software expertise to enhance crucial airport processes. Featured products include VarioTray, our premium high-speed baggage solution for hub airports.

State-of-the-art software systems and a comprehensive range of lifecycle services complement the offering. Complete turnkey terminals, for temporary, interim or permanent use, are Siemens’ special field of expertise.

Complete baggage handling systems

We support operational and functional processes at airports with a comprehensive baggage handling product range that allows airports to operate economically and meet challenging demands.

Siemens’ VarioSort TTS tilt-tray sorter facilitates multiple functions for highest throughput rates.
Siemens’ VarioTray is the fast, reliable and efficient solution for large airports
Siemens’ VarioStore, a highly efficient early bag store, adds considerable value particularly at international hubs
Siemens’ dynamic SmartTilter solution are proven to be more efficient than static baggage tilters.
The VarioBelt VBB 3000 can be installed in any airport with minimal customisation.
Siemens’ VarioSort TTS 1100 tilt-tray sorter facilitates multiple functions, integrating 20 years of experience gained in the airport and parcel logistics world.
Siemens’ Baggage Vision System is an enhanced bag tag recognition solution, which is based on optical character recognition (OCR) technology.
Siemens’ solutions automate and simplify the check-in process, so passengers can check-in from one counter.

We offer customised baggage handling systems, including conveyor belts, tilt-tray sorters, as well as fast and efficient tray technology.

VarioBelt is the modular baggage conveyor platform that has been developed to provide the right solution for every need.

Siemens’ VarioSort TTS 1100 tilt-tray sorter is a versatile application for all airport sorting requirements.

VarioTray provides a fast, reliable and efficient solution for international airports. Siemens’ innovative tray technology is fast, cost efficient, accurate, scalable, robust and reliable.

Early bag store is based on a high-bay warehouse, which includes the Lift&Run system that handles incoming and outgoing baggage. The system is highly accurate and much faster and more cost-efficient than comparable solutions.

Baggage make-up and reclaim includes high-performance baggage carousels in a wide variety of configurations. They are easily maintainable through easy access to both the drive and the drive belt.

Additional airport terminal capacity solutions

CapacityPlus is our complete, cost-effective, fast-track airport terminal solution for temporary, interim and permanent passenger peak capacity needs.

Air cargo systems

Innovative automation and digitalisation solutions boost speed and efficiency. Our customers benefit from a complete range of services, from planning, design, installation and commissioning to training, maintenance, upgrades and modernisation throughout a solution’s life cycle.

Cargo Compact software takes everything into consideration. It manages the business processes in the terminal and guides the material flow required for import, export and transit, including build-up and breakdown as core processes.

Software for airport logistics

Our portfolio comprises proven software solutions ready for immediate application. They range from planning, prediction and control (PPC) and analytical resource planning and control via situational awareness dashboards to predictive maintenance. We also offer our customers the option of working together with us to jointly develop innovative applications for their use.

In addition to a reliable and efficient system, quality services are a further major value-adding factor in the total cost of ownership and the fastest possible return on investment. We therefore support the performance of systems over their entire lifetime, including upgrades and modernisation. Services are also available for non-Siemens systems.

New Luanda International Airport

The New Luanda International Airport being constructed in the northern Bengo municipality of the Luanda province, Angola, will serve as an alternative to the existing Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.

Cochin International Airport

Cochin International Airport (CIAL) is the first greenfield airport in India to be built under a public-private partnership (PPP).

Siemens and BIAL to Cooperate on Digital Transformation of BLR Airport

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) operator Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) to collaborate on the digital transformation of the airport.

14 September 2018

Siemens Showcases Products at Inter Airport China

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) will present its range of smart software, baggage systems and digital solutions for airports and airlines at this year's inter airport China in Beijing.

29 August 2018

Siemens to Modernise the Baggage Handling Systems at 13 Airports in Greece

Kos, Samos, Mykonos - that sounds like vacation. To make baggage transport to and from Greece flow even more reliably and securely, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics has received a contract tomodernize the baggage handling systems of the 13 out of the 14 regional airports operated by FraportGreece. Siemens will also be responsible for maintaining the systems. The project was initiated by a consortium of Fraport AG and the Greek Copelouzos Group holding the concession to operate the regional airports. In 2016, the 13 airports handled altogether 22 million passengers.

4 September 2017

Cloud-Based System Service from Siemens for London Heathrow Airport

Siemens is using its decades of experience in logistics and profound software know-how to press ahead with the digitalisation of crucial airport processes. Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received an order from London Heathrow Airport to further improve the availability of the baggage handling system.

23 August 2017

Siemens Keeps Baggage Flowing at Madrid Airport

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received a renewed contract to reliably and efficiently operate and maintain the baggage handling systems at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport in Spain.

3 July 2017

Siemens Installs Innovative Baggage Handling System at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received a major order for the installation of a state-of-the-art baggage handling system at the international Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport in France. The customer is the airport operator Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP), a world leader in airport design, construction and operation.

8 March 2017

Siemens Maintains Baggage Handling Systems at Mexico City International Airport

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received an order from Mexico City International Airport to continue maintaining the baggage handling systems reliably and efficiently. With the extension of the comprehensive contract the company remains responsible for all preventive and corrective services of the systems in Terminals 1 and 2.

1 March 2017

Siemens to Present Innovative Airport Portfolio at Passenger Terminal Expo 2017

From state-of-the-art baggage handling systems and intelligent airport software all the way to a comprehensive service ffering: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics will present its complete portfolio for airports and airlines at this year's Passenger Terminal Expo. The Siemens team is looking forward to receiving visitors from the industry in Hall 8, Stand 7020 of the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre from 14-16 March 2017.

15 February 2017

Siemens Introduces New Tray and Additional Modules for Baggage Handling Systems

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has extended and enhanced its entire tray portfolio for baggage handling systems. The solution for airports with large numbers of transfer passengers is a world leader in respect to energy efficiency, speed and throughput: with their unique design, the Siemens trays can reach top speeds of up to ten meters per second. The new systems have some of the highest throughput rates worldwide, for example up to 19,200 baggage items per hour at Terminal 3 in Beijing.

24 November 2016

Award-Winning Pre-Clearance Terminal in Abu Dhabi Runs on Siemens Technology

Equipped with technology from Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL), the US pre-clearance terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport is a major success. Last year, well over 600,000 passengers used the facility, which was opened as the first of its kind in the Middle East, Asia and Africa in 2014.

12 May 2016

Siemens Supplies State-of-the-Art Baggage Handling System for Guangzhou International

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received an order to supply a state-of-the-art baggage handling system to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China. The extremely flexible and efficient solution combines tray technology and conveyor belts with intelligent software applications to control the system. With the baggage handling system in the new Terminal 2, Siemens makes a decisive contribution toward the planned increase in capacities and passenger comfort.

6 April 2016

Siemens Expands Baggage Handling System at Bangalore International Airport in India

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received an order to expand the baggage handling system in the arrival area of Bangalore International Airport in India. The company helps the airport operator to expand its capacities and further improve passenger convenience of international passengers. In 2015, Bangalore registered a record numbers of 18 million travellers, accounting for a traffic growth of more than 25%.

16 March 2016

Siemens to Present Innovative Airport Portfolio at Passenger Terminal Expo 2016

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) invites visitors to its appealing and informative exhibition stand at this year's Passenger Terminal Expo. The trade fair will take place from 15-17 March 2016 in Cologne, Germany. In Hall 10.1 on Stand 8000, Siemens will be exhibiting its entire portfolio for airports and airlines, ranging from baggage and air cargo handling to software and lifecycle services.

25 February 2016

Siemens Offers Turnkey Airport Terminals – Cost-Efficient and Quickly Implemented

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) offers terminals for airports and airlines having to deal with urgent capacity requirements or looking for a highly cost-efficient solution: CapacityPlus addresses short-term and intermediate as well as permanent capacity demand and has proven its capabilities in different regions worldwide.

5 October 2015

Siemens Service Concepts Put the Customer First

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) ensures the quick and easy repair and replacement of components. Spare parts services cover the whole of the company's range plus the large installed base of baggage and cargo handling systems and mail and parcel sorting equipment.

29 July 2015

Remco Overwater’s Key Position at Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics

On June 15, 2015, Remco Overwater took up the position of head of sales and project execution at Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL). In his new position, he is responsible for global sales and project management in the mail and parcel sorting as well as in the baggage and air-cargo handling businesses.

1 July 2015

Siemens Equips New Emirates SkyCargo Terminal in Dubai

Siemens Logistics and Airport Solutions (SLAS) has equipped the new cargo terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai World Central (DWC), with a state-of-the-art material handling system (MHS).

8 April 2015

Siemens to Supply New Baggage Handling System at Los Angeles International Airport

Southwest Airlines® has chosen Siemens to install a new baggage handling system in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The project covers layout, engineering, assembly, commissioning, and integration of a completely new outbound baggage screening system and a new inbound baggage handling system. The extension and conversion work will be performed during ongoing operations with completion planned for summer 2017.

11 January 2015

Siemens Equips New Cargo Terminal in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is extending its cargo capacities with a new terminal at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. As part of the project, Siemens is fitting out the new cargo terminal with modern conveyor systems. The first expansion phase will be completed by the end of 2014 boosting the airport's annual capacity.

6 January 2015

Siemens Sets New Standards of Baggage Handling for Queen’s Terminal

The opening of Heathrow's Terminal 2 building, the brand new Queen's Terminal, marks a significant milestone in the history of Siemens in the UK following the successful delivery and implementation of a new state-of-the-art, intelligent baggage handling system capable of processing up to 4,800 bags every hour.

6 January 2015

Siemens Awarded Extended Service Support Contract at Gatwick

Gatwick Airport has renewed a 12-month service contract with Siemens Postal, Parcel and Airport Logistics to provide engineering support for the operation of the baggage handling systems at both the South and North terminals with an option to extend the contract for a further two years.

11 June 2014

Siemens Wins Service Support Contract at Heathrow Airport

Babcock International Group, the UK's leading engineering support services company, has awarded a new service support contract to Siemens Postal, Parcel and Airport Logistics to provide PLC engineering resources for the ongoing support of the baggage control system at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 2A.

8 June 2014

Siemens Logistics GmbH

Lilienthalstrasse 16/18
78467 Constance

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