Simple, easy to use and intuitive
Materna ips check-in solutions are incredibly fast and allow your passengers to manage kiosk check-ins in a pleasingly short time. Our products are based on our certified CUSS platform and are fully compliant with the relevant IATA standards. This guarantees minimal integration effort, the shortest possible project durations and maximum interconnectivity to any other CUSS-based systems that might be in use at your airport. Besides kiosk check-in, we also deliver mobile and web check-in as well as counter solutions based on CUPPS and CUTE. Our products are also ready to handle payment and biometric functions and can be provided with an onsite maintenance option.

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Drop your bag off in less than 30 seconds
With a baggage drop-off time of less than 30 seconds, our self bag drop solutions for airlines, airports and ground handlers allow passengers to enjoy a maximum of comfort and to gain lots of time. As a pioneer in self-service baggage drop-off we have continuously improved our systems and are the proud provider of the world’s largest automated bag-drop installation at London Gatwick Airport. Our systems are extremely flexible: they can even handle groups of passengers as well as providing built-in payment services for excess baggage. Our self bag drop solutions are CUSS- and CUWS-compliant (IATA RP 1701f and RP 1741) and support multiple airline departure control systems (DCS). We support all options for onestep and two-step baggage processing (kiosk, retrofit and off-airport).

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Best mix of security and convenienceOur access solutions offer a reliable, fast and convenient access to airport security areas for passengers and staff. We provide certified single or multi-line gates for the following:
  • Pre-security When passengers pass from landside to airside, our software checks their boarding passes and verifies the information by comparing it with the airport’s database.
  • Lounge Our solution allows secure access to specific areas, such as lounge access. Boarding pass validity and validity corresponding to flight times are also checked.
  • Self-boarding Our self-boarding gates interact with the airlinespecific applications based on AEA criteria. No more adaptations to the airline applications are required.

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Self bag drop: New service for passengers and airlines at Hamburg AirportHamburg Airport has launched the next generation of airport. With the new, fully automated baggage drop, passengers will benefit from even more independence and flexibility at departure. The aim is to bring passengers to the plane without time-consuming processes. Since the start of November 2017, ten “self bag drop” kiosks have been in operation in Terminal 1. They were officially launched today. Four stations have also been installed for automated check-in. The kiosks, developed and manufactured by Materna GmbH in Dortmund, are technically equipped to provide services for all airlines. The “self bag drop” procedure is currently being used by Air France, KLM and easyJet. Other airlines will be added over time.
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Topics, trends and technologies for simplifying passenger and baggage handlingWith Cologne Cathedral right on the doorstep, the Materna ips team met up with their customers and partners in the “Old Cologne Waiting Room” for this year’s Aviation Forum. It was the perfect location for us as it provided plenty of space for the approximately 100 participants as well as an exhibition area for our partners and manufacturers.
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Additional Services

PaymentOur payment services provide a payment system that can be used by airlines and airline applications operating on our devices like check-in kiosks or self-service bag drop systems in common use or dedicated environments. We provide a simple to implement and manageable system that is based on strict relationships.more >
BiometricsIncreasing demands on safety and comfort in passenger handling promote the use of biometric methods. This gives your passengers a fast and easy access to sensitive areas and airline lounges. Access control is secured using biometric facial recognition or fingerprint scanners.more >
ServicesAs part of our range of products and services, we take care of on-site customer liaison and support. A team of certified IT specialists and project managers guarantees customer-oriented, high-quality and well-proven services. With our world-wide operations and a strong partner network, we favor a simplified and constant customer dialogue as well as straightforward processes.more >
Move through the airport terminal in Virtual Reality This year at Passenger Terminal Expo in Stockholm Materna will demo... more >
Meet us in Dubai – 7-9 May 2018 Passenger journey from home to destination in Dubai Materna will present its complete ... more >
Redefine your passenger experience and business performance strategies in Vegas 10 – 12 September 2018 – Man... more >
Join ACI-NA in Nashville, TN for the premier event that offers unparalleled education and networking opportunities for t... more >