Egypt Independent

Sharm el-Sheikh Airport tests BRS system for baggage tracking



The Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport and multinational information technology Company SITA on Tuesday tested out the Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS) for checking traveler baggage at the arrival terminals.

Estonian Air flight KC0557 witnessed the first utilization of the BRS in the airport, according to airport officials.

SITA’s Chairman Wael al-Nashar said that the Ministry of Civil Aviation implements terms of agreements signed with the international and regional organizations to reach the highest levels of air safety, and performed the BRS test in activation of the International Air Transport Association Resolution #753.

The BRS test aims at observing and tracking traveler baggage to achieve the highest level of services, facing all difficulties and challenges passengers face and reducing the mishandling of baggage trough tracking each flight’s baggage.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm