United Airlines will conduct a small test of RFID bag tags at Chicago O'Hare next month, according to an employee communication. "We're looking to validate whether this technology will speed up the baggage check process," Initiative Leader Gary Dulaney said. More than 1,000 high-mileage travelers will participate in the six-week trial, which is being conducted "in close partnership with the Star Alliance Technical Advisory Committee," he said. Customers will receive RFID bag tags at their ...

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