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Airline Industry Gets Smarter With Bags

Air travelers hate to lose luggage and so do airlines, which spend more than $3 billion annually on stray bags.

Rather than just add more muscle to heave suitcases faster, airlines and airports are getting smarter. They’re introducing advanced scanners and luggage tags with radio signals to improve baggage tracking at airports, including in Amsterdam and Las Vegas.

Air travelers hate to lose luggage and so do airlines, which spend more than $3 billion annually on stray bags.

Rather than just add more muscle to heave suitcases faster, airlines and airports are getting smarter. They’re introducing advanced scanners and luggage tags with radio signals to improve baggage tracking at airports, including in Amsterdam and Las Vegas.

Originally posted @ WSJ

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