Alstef Group Secures Baggage Handling Contract for Aeropuerto Internacional de Las Américas - Alstef Group

Alstef Group is pleased to announce the award of a contract by AERODOM, a member of the VINCI Airports network and the concessionaire for six airports in the Dominican Republic. The contract involves the complete remodelling and capacity increase of the Baggage Handling System (BHS) at Aeropuerto Internacional de Las Américas in Santo Domingo.

AERODOM, having recently renewed its concession contract with the Dominican Government for 30 years, aims to continue improving its airport infrastructure, including Santo Domingo airport, the largest and third busiest airport in the Caribbean region. AERODOM has selected Alstef Group to execute this brownfield project, as key for infrastructure modernization.

The project includes the integration of a new outbound BHS with four Standard 3 Explosive Detection System (EDS) units, Automatic Tag Readers, a makeup sortation loop, and control and inspection rooms. The goal is to enhance the bag screening and inspection process, resulting in a more efficient airport operation.

Drawing on Alstef Group’s significant experience completing upgrades in operational airports without interrupting operations, the project is designed to be seamlessly integrated into the busy operating conditions of Aeropuerto Internacional de Las Américas.

Alstef Group’s proprietary BAGWARE software suite, including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Sortation Allocation Control (SAC), will play a key role in managing the BHS. The company will also handle the operation and maintenance of the new system for two years following its commissioning, expected around mid-year 2025.

After successfully completing a similar project in Belgrade, Alstef Group is pleased to earn the confidence of VINCI Airports for this strategic airport initiative. The collaboration between Alstef Group and AERODOM underscores a commitment to excellence and innovation in airport infrastructure.

Alstef Group looks forward to contributing to the success of this project and fostering a long-term relationship with AERODOM.

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