Siemens Mobility and the Italian company Elsag Datamat have won a maintenance contract from SEA, the operators of the Milanese airports Malpensa and Linate.
Siemens will be implementing a system for the maintenance management that will be using RFID technology in the spare parts management sector and in the identification of the maintainable items. Technicians will PDA’s showing all scheduled work and system faults on the display.
The contract, valued at around 54 million Euros and a maximal contractual extension of eight years, covers servicing and maintaining the existing baggage handling systems at International Airports Linate and Malpensa, Terminal One and Terminal Two.
The scope of services covers all aspects of maintenance: inspection, preventive and corrective maintenance as well as spare parts management. Another part of the service range covers modernization, extension and upgrading projects to keep the systems on a high technical level and to adjust them to suit the individual operative customer requirements.
Since 2006, airport baggage has been handled with a Siemens tray conveyor system at the international airport in Malpensa, and more than 13,000 items of baggage come through within a given hour.
The smaller airport, Linatea, belt conveyor system also makes use of Siemens conveyer belts to handle and route luggage.