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Chip Technology Keeps Checked Luggage in Check

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McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas decided as part of a renovation in 2005 to become fully capable of incorporating radio chips into the bag-checking and sorting system. It has handled 160 million chip-tagged bags in the last 10 years.

Credit: Brandon Magnus for The New York Times

On a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore, Shvilla Rasheem arrived in Indianapolis, but her luggage did not.

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