Queuing to check-in luggage is often one of the most stressful parts of travelling. But new advancements in robotics, currently being trialled at Geneva Airport, could mean these lengthy waits are a thing of the past. With the help of a robot named Leo, passengers at the Switzerland airport have had their bags checked-in for them.

Swiss air transport specialists SITA teamed up with robotics firm BlueBotics to create the robot, which is programmed to dodge obstacles in its path, namely passengers in busy airports. It also has the ability to weigh bags, print baggage tags and carry two suitcases weighing up to 32kg. READ MORE