A Delta Air Lines employee attaches a tag with an embedded radio frequency identification device to luggage at Baltimore–Washington International Airport. The airline plans to operate RFID scanners at 84 airports by the end of the year, including Los Angeles International. (Delta Air Lines)
The days when airlines lose luggage, creating travel headaches for passengers, could be numbered.
Airlines could dramatically reduce the number of bags that are mishandled if they add tiny radio frequency devices to their luggage tags.