BAA Finally Trialling RFID Luggage Tracking

BAA Finally Trialling RFID Luggage Tracking
Amanda Gore (PSFK London)
  • 13 february 2008

With even meat suppliers getting in on the RFID action, the BAA have finally decided to trial the same technology for tracking luggage coming in and out of London’s Heathrow Airport. A six month trial will see Emirates airline partnering to track all bags on their five daily flights between Heathrow and Dubai, which apparently equates to 50,000 bags per month. With tracking being enabled at every step of the journey, passengers can give their mobile number to be alerted by text of the location of their bag when they land.

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