International Airport Review

To support air traffic recovery and meet long-term staffing needs, CAG is investing in robotics technology to automate labour-intensive roles in the outdoor apron environment.

Changi Airport Group has announced the inaugural demonstration of a jointly developed outdoor-based autonomous baggage loading system prototype.

Changi Airport Group (CAG) is collaborating with Sarcos to develop the system to automate the loading and unloading of loose passenger bags from narrow-bodied aircraft.

The inaugural field demonstrations were conducted during September 2022 at Singapore Changi Airport and validated the opportunity for robotics to reduce the risk of on-the-job injuries from baggage handling and augment the ground handling labour force.

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