"Dubai International provides some of the most sophisticated baggage systems in the world," said Ali Angizeh, Vice President of Terminal Operations at Dubai International. "However, even the most technologically advanced systems can be disrupted by irregular shaped or oversized bags (as seen in picture above).
1. No round bags
2. No bags without flat surface
3. No irregular shaped bags
4. No bags with long straps
5. No oversized bags
6. Bags that do not meet the criterion will have to be repacked in boxes for a fee
- Dubai Airports (@DubaiAirports) July 19, 2017
"We are trying to get the message out there as much as possible," added Angizeh.
"Passengers, who show up at the airport with non-compliant baggage, will also be given the option to have it repacked in boxes for a fee."
Stretching 140 kilometres and covering a surface area of 75 football fields, DXB's baggage handling system is among the largest in the world. It has 15,000 trays and is powered by 21,000 motors. DXB handled approximately 9.3 million bags in January this year. A bag spends an average of 29 minutes in the baggage system at DXB.
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