Air France-KLM set to use smart tags to enable quick luggage drop-offs and suitcase tracking

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Luggage causes all kinds of problems for both travellers and airlines — it can get mislaid by baggage handlers or customers can arrive late to find long queues for check-ins. In the past, we've seen the hop! suitcase automatically follow its owners so it never gets lost, but now Air France-KLM has announced that is teaming up with FastTrack to offer its eTag and eTrack system to passengers. Working with the French-Dutch airline and suitcase manufacturer Samsonite, the company has created a smart tag that can be attached to travelers' suitcases, alongside a tracker that's placed inside. The devices use…

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