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Dr Hill’s staff
The staff of the Airport Company’s Baggage Handling System & Services department, outside the tug entrance to the south baggage hall. This photograph was taken in February 2001, before the airport opened. W. Hill is on the far left.
View from the roof of the Airport Fire Station
With assistants M. Rumpf and K. Pendakalos on the roof of Building 33 in December 1999. The main terminal building and control tower are in the distance.
BHS control room
With assistant in the BHS control room in the south baggage hall, October 2000.
The first airliner to land at the new airport
A few minutes after the landing of the first airliner at the new airport on 23 January 2001, as part of the build up to the opening on 28 March 2001.
New Straits Times, 5 September 1997
This photograph from the Malaysian New Straits Times newspaper shows a tour by the Minister of Works, Dato Seri S. Samy Vellu, of the check-in area during trial operations. The Minister is in the front row without a hardhat, and W. Hill is standing to the left of him with Ir Liang Hian Ching, Senior Construction General Manager of KLIA Berhad.
KLIA Berhad site offices, Sepang
With assistant, mechanical engineer Yahana Abbas in December 1998, five months after the airport opened.
Weekly inspection of installation
Performing a site inspection of the installation progress of the Passenger Check-in Processing System in a gate lounge, September 1997.
Testing of the Baggage Handling System
Observing the progress of the contractor’s tests in the Satellite Building for Terminal 4.
Verification of bag routing at end-user trial
Checking bag routing against computer records, after an end-user trial in January 2003.
The first departure from Terminal 2
The first aircraft to depart from the new terminal on 29 June 2003, just a few minutes before push back.
Baggage in the 21st Century – Management, Technology and Security
Speaking about the operational readiness of the Baggage Handling System in Terminal 2, Munich Airport.
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