Baltic Ground Services deploys departure control system at Vilnius International Airport

6 June 2013 (Last Updated June 6th, 2013 18:30)

Ground handling services provider Baltic Ground Services (BGS), together with NFQ, has developed and deployed a new departure control system (DCS) at Vilnius International Airport.

Vilnius Airport

Ground handling services provider Baltic Ground Services (BGS), together with NFQ, has developed and deployed a new departure control system (DCS) at Vilnius International Airport.

The system will simplify and accelerate registration and boarding processes for direct flight passengers.

Incorporating two-dimensional code scanners, special boarding pass printers and computers for the passenger handling agents, the new web-based system helps in simplifying the complex check-in, boarding and baggage registration procedures.

Baltic Ground Services CEO Saulius Batavicius said that NFQ specialists have assisted in designing a system that is capable of serving the specialised and complex aviation industry requirements.

"I am confident that the new system will significantly ease the daily burden of passenger handling specialists," Batavicius said.

"The system will simplify and accelerate registration and boarding processes for direct flight passengers."

The new system, which has been already implemented and deployed to serve Wizz Air, Small Planet Airlines and other airline flights at the Lithuanian airport, complies with the strict International Air Transport Association (IATA) requirements.

"The utmost attention was paid to the user interface, system speed and security," Batavicius added.

"With the help of the new system the airport personnel will be capable of completing the check-in process much faster and with added convenience as the system can instantly scan all the documents and print out a required number of boarding passes.

"The latter can then be scanned to check the relevant passenger in the appropriate database thus ensuring extra safety for both airport personnel and all passengers."

Both firms are jointly working on a new aircraft ground handling and accounting system to facilitate the processes including fuelling, aircraft food supply management, record keeping and pricelist management among several others.


Image: BGS’ system assists airport personnel to rapidly complete the check-in process, while reducing passenger waiting times.