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Releasing a new model of airline ticketing printer as domestic market leader

- Built in light and compact printer unit, enabling easy exchange of roll paper tags and efficient operation -

Today, Fujitsu Frontech releases new model of airline ticket printer [FUJITSU Printer 9870] for boarding pass and baggage tag at check-in counter in airport and at travel agency offices.
The new model realized 20% reduction in weight and 26% reduction in size. Therefore, we can suggest flexible layout at check-in counter to customers. It corresponds to miscellaneous papers, which differs in size, thickness, and paper quality by airline companies. And also, it made it easier to exchange roll paper tags. Additionally, it is loaded with high quality printer unit, which prints at high speed of 10 inches/sec and controls printing positions. Consequently, new model implements efficient printing operation and long term stable printing.
Thus new model contributes to speedy and high quality service for passengers even in rush hours.

January 16, 2017


Background

The demands for air traffic are expected to keep expanding in the future. Airports and airlines need quick operations for increased passengers.
Thereat, Fujitsu Frontech developed a new model that corresponds to the needs, such as compact size, printing on non-standard papers and convenience improvement, utilizing accumulated know-how for aviation industry. More than 100,000 units of our airline ticket printers have been delivered throughout the world, and the market share in Japan is more than 80%.(*1)

FUJITSU Printer 9870FUJITSU Printer 9870

Features

1. Light-weighting and downsizing
The new model realized 20% reduction in weight and 26% reduction in size compared to the previous model. Therefore, we can suggest flexible layout at checking counters.

2. Printing on miscellaneous papers and enabling easy exchange of roll paper tags.
It corresponds to miscellaneous papers, which differs in size, thickness, and paper quality by airline companies. And also, it made it easier to exchange roll paper tags.

3. High quality and high speed printing
It is loaded with high quality printer unit, which prints at high speed of 10 inches/sec and controls printing positions. Consequently, new model implements efficient printing operation and long term stable printing.

Future plan

Fujitsu Frontech will promote and expand sales of new model to airlines and airports. And we are planning to sell printer units to KIOSK manufacturers.

Price and delivery schedule

Product name Price(w/o tax) Delivery schedule
FUJITSU Printer 9870(w or w/o LCD) Open price From January 05, 2017
Roll stand for baggage tag Open price From January 05, 2017
Tray for boarding pass Open price From January 05, 2017
Stacker for boarding pass Open price From January 05, 2017

Target

New model of 18,000 unit/year will be sold by 2019.( to all of the world)


Specifications

Product name FUJITSU Printer 9870
Dimensions Width 150mm×Depth 201mm × Height 131.5mm
*Without cable cover
Weight 1.8Kg
Print speed Selectable print speed : 5,6,7,8,9,10 inch/sec
Environment At operation:5 ~ 35ºC / 10 ~ 80%RH
Power consumption 50W maximum at operation
Power supply 100 ~ 240V、 50/60Hz
Certificated to SITA Airport Connect (CUTE)
ARINC iMUSE / vMUSE
Microsoft's Windows® driver for airline use
*Updated sequentially

Web page

FUJITSU Printer 9870: http://www.fujitsu.com/jp/group/frontech/en/products/peripheral/printer/atp/



Remarks

 (*1) According to our research as of November 2016



About Fujitsu Frontech

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and ICT together through the development, manufacture and sales of front-end technologies such as ATMs, banking terminals, palm vein authentication system, RFID, totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also offers related software, system integration and services as part of its total solutions. Fujitsu Frontech Limited (FTEC: 6945) reported consolidated revenues of 120 billion yen (US$1.1billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/jp/group/frontech/en/

Date: 16 January, 2017
Company: Fujitsu Frontech Limited

Contacts

Fujitsu Frontech Limited
GLOBAL SALES DEPT.
SALES & MARKETING DIV.
GLOBAL BUSINESS GROUP

E-mail: ftec-airlinesales@dl.jp.fujitsu.com