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132 Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation Documentation of Examples of Integrated Services Tables 5-3 through 5-6 summarize the status of various levels of integrated services around the world: · Service from a downtown terminal to the local airport, with baggage (Table 5-3) · Service from a downtown terminal to an airport in another city, with baggage (Table 5-4) · Service to the local airport, no baggage (Table 5-5) · Baggage check-in at points adjacent to the airport (Table 5-6) Table 5-3. Facilities with direct local airport connections--history of baggage service. What Happened to the City and Terminal Airport and Airport What Was Offered as Off- Off-Airport Terminal Identification Connection Airport Terminal Service Services? London Victoria London Gatwick Airport by Baggage check-in for Check-in service Rail Station express dedicated rail and British Airways and discontinued because by shared rail American Airlines of economic costs London Heathrow Airport by Baggage check-in for most Check-in service Paddington Rail express dedicated rail airlines serving Heathrow discontinued because Station of economic costs Hong Kong Hong Kong International Baggage check-in for most Check-in services now Downtown and Airport by dedicated rail; airlines serving Hong Kong being re-examined by Kowloon Island connections to shared rail International Airport for rail company Rail Stations holders of express rail management for ticket economic costs Vienna Central Dedicated and shared rail Baggage check-in for In operation Airlines Terminal services to Vienna Airport many airlines, and to USA; bags go in double-deck rail car Moscow Downtown Dedicated train to Baggage check-in for In operation Rail Station Domodedovo Airport selected airlines Kuala Lumpur Dedicated rail service to Baggage check-in for Baggage check-in now Sentral Station Kuala Lumpur Airport many airlines; through- operating; through baggage check-out check-out planned for planned for 2007 November 2007 Madrid Nuevos Shared, traditional rapid Baggage check-in offered Check-in discontinued Ministerios Check- transit to Barajas Airport for One World and Star in 2006 in Terminal Alliance Airlines Osaka Central Several rail services Baggage check-in for most System discontinued for Airlines Terminal connected the complex to airlines unnamed reasons Kansai Airport Munich Main Two check-in counters Riders could choose rail or Discontinued for lack of Railway Station were built in central station bus. Bags were all carried customer use for Lufthansa only by bus Union Station Direct dedicated bus Third-party baggage Commenced in 2006 Downtown Los service to LAX service for $5 per rider Angeles Zurich Main Rail No dedicated track areas Airline baggage check-in Some kiosks in Station no dedicated seats on offered by railroad for $15 operation trains per bag Tokyo Central Dedicated express bus Full baggage check-in and Discontinued in 2002 Airlines Terminal service to Narita Airport; partial customs clearance after pull-out by U.S. no rail flights
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Integrated Baggage and Ticketing Strategies 133 Table 5-4. Facilities designed for the intercity access trip. What Happened to the City and Terminal Airport and Airport What Was Offered as Off- Off-Airport Terminal Identification Connection Airport Terminal Service Services? Cologne Rail High-speed intercity rail Baggage check-in for Through ticketing and Station with seats dedicated to air Lufthansa, Star Alliance; baggage underutilized; ticket holders separate three-letter code future uncertain allows check-out return Stuttgart Rail High speed intercity rail Baggage check-in for Joint air/rail ticketing Station with seats dedicated to Lufthansa, Star Alliance; and baggage under- joint air rail ticket holders separate three-letter code utilized; future uncertain allows check-out return Air France Check- High speed intercity rail Baggage check-in for In operation in at Brussels Main with seats dedicated to holder of Air France joint Station joint air rail ticket holders air/rail ticket; passengers must rejoin their bags at CDG Airport Bern Rail Station Shared boarding area for Airline baggage check-in In operation train direct to Zurich Airport offered by railroad for $15 per bag; check-in 20 minutes before train Florence Allows baggage check-in Limited baggage In operation Downtown Rail for Pisa Airport Station Magdeburg Rail Shared rail connection to Bags travel by truck for $15 Ceased operation in Station Germany Leipzig/Halle Airport, per person. 2007 baggage check-in between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. night before flight Table 5-5. Dedicated rail service--no history of baggage handling. What Happened to the City and Terminal Airport and Airport What Was Offered as Off- Off-Airport Terminal Identification Connection Airport Terminal Service Services? Milan Cadorna Rail Dedicated train to Milan No baggage check-in Kiosks available for Station Airport those with no baggage Stockholm Central Separate boarding area No baggage check-in Kiosks were tried for Station for dedicated train to those with no baggage; Arlanda Airport now discontinued Oslo Central Station Separate boarding area No baggage check-in Kiosks available for for dedicated trains to those with no baggage Oslo Airport Rome Central Separate boarding area No baggage check-in No services Station for dedicated train to Rome da Vinci Airport
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134 Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation Table 5-6. Near-airport off-site facilities. What Happened to the City and Terminal Airport and Airport What Was Offered as Off- Off-Airport Terminal Identification Connection Airport Terminal Service Services? Düsseldorf Airport People mover from high- Baggage check-in for Service discontinued High-Speed Rail speed rail station to airline most airlines in airport because of lack of Station terminal area customer interest Newark Rail People mover from rail Baggage check-in for Service discontinued Station station to airport Continental Airlines because of lack of customer interest Jamaica Station, People mover to JFK Shell was prepared if Service never started Queens NYC airport airlines were interested because of lack of airline interest Anthony Station in People mover from No facilities No facilities RER-B for Orly regional rail station to Airport Paris Orly Airport