Air China2020-03-03T14:42:01+00:00


Air China

storage and retrieval of documents

The airline was looking for an efficient system that could securely store and precisely retrieve its crews’ travel documents. It opted for a storage solution from Kardex Remstar.

Benefits at a glance

  • Floor space savings
  • Labour reductions
  • Maximum security
  • Connection to Air China´s host system


Air China Limited is commonly abbreviated to “Air China”. Air China is China’s national fl ag carrier for civil aviation and a member of Star Alliance – the world’s largest airline alliance, and the offi cial airline partner of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Air China takes responsibility of special
flights when Chinese national leaders travel abroad and also when other foreign leaders and governmental leaders visit China. This responsibility
demonstrates the company’s exclusive status as the national flag carrier.

Task definition

Store Passports of air stewards, release and collect them before fl ight takes off and landed. They spending too much time to looking for passports. They have a lack of systematic management and a lack of picking accouracy. Every air steward has more then one passport to met different visa criteria of different counties, therefore pick the wrong passport many cause problems at customs.


They installed 2 units of Lektriever SYS-120-1312. The size of all passport is fi xed (length 125 mm, width 90mm), height adjustment of Lektriever is not necessary. Height of the sys120-1312 carrier is 132 mm, it is a good fi t. Since the product need to be installed in an offi ce environment with floor space of 90 m2, space saving is at fi rst priority. Before installation: 50 m2 and after the Inastallation 6.9 m2. Lektriever provides more space saving at 3.45 m2 per unit. The new system saves 4 staff.

Scope of delivery

  • 2 units of Lektriever SYS-120-1312 (W x D x H: 2,974 x 1,175 x 2,550 mm)
  • 13 carriers per unit (D x H: 410 x 275 mm)
  • PP5000 software