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Luggage & A380

Started by Ilyushin, January 11, 2012, 05:10:55 PM

Ilyushin

Normally when you fly, your flight has got 1 luggage belt assigned.

But what if a 380 landed with 853 people on board? I can't imagine them putting at least 853 suitcases on the same belt.

So how do you know to which belt your suitcase goes?

Dave4468

I guess it still goes on one belt. Getting off an EK A380 at LHR, I know its not 800 odd pax but its still alot and everything was on one belt.

Ilyushin

Quote from: DaveP1991 on January 11, 2012, 06:34:12 PM
I guess it still goes on one belt. Getting off an EK A380 at LHR, I know its not 800 odd pax but its still alot and everything was on one belt.

Ouch.

Tujue

A380 doesn't always mean 800 pax, just compare the configurations of Korean Air A380s with the two largest aircraft operated by KLM ;)

Korean Air: 407 (F12C94Y301)
KLM 744:   428 (C42Y386)
KLM 77W:  428 (C35Y393)

Beside that, if there where two belts, you have to watch both of them to get your luggage, extending the time waiting for your luggage.
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Dave4468

But they can carry a lot more, EK are either 517 (Y427C76F14) or 489 (Y399C76Y14).

I'm not sure what layout the one I was on was (A6-EDH) but it seemed to work with one belt.

swiftus27

Quote from: TK1244 on January 12, 2012, 09:48:47 AM

Beside that, if there where two belts, you have to watch both of them to get your luggage, extending the time waiting for your luggage.

Make a sign:

First, Business, Economy Plus on Belt 1
Economy on Belt 2

LemonButt

Quote from: swiftus27 on January 12, 2012, 12:21:19 PM
Make a sign:

First, Business, Economy Plus on Belt 1
Economy on Belt 2

Or better yet, upstairs pax and downstairs pax...would make it much easier to find your bags if it is 1 of 400 versus 1 in 800.

NovemberCharlie

At the moment there are only two full economy A380s on order by Air Austral..

rgds,

Dutch

swiftus27

Quote from: NovemberCharlie on January 12, 2012, 03:53:55 PM
At the moment there are only two full economy A380s on order by Air Austral..

rgds,

Dutch

And they feed the pax grass.

Bolier Dweller

I know in Dulles with the air France a380 they have two pallet loaders, one in the front and one in the back, 3 catering trucks, 2 jet bridges, and 1 bet loader in the back.
I guess they put most of the bags in the fright boxes?

knutm1980

Implement Ryanair pay for suitcase mode..problem solved.