Lost Luggage Complaints a Thing of the Past?
clorenz1 | November 29, 2006 at 11:17 amby
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You can try this with all most any search engine: Type 'Lost Luggage Complaint' and read the stories upon stories. Most likely if you have traveled then you have lost luggage.
But a handful of airlines and airports believe the benefits outweigh the costs, and have moved ahead with the technology. McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas recently rolled out a baggage management system that uses RFID to handle the 70,000 bags that pass through the airport each day. "A bar code system with a 90 percent read rate means I'm manually processing 7,000 bags a day," explains Samuel Ingalls, the airport's information systems director. "With a read rate over 99 percent, RFID puts me in a much more manageable situation."
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