Checking in your bags will soon be easier than ever. British Airways will be the next major airline to roll out RFID luggage tracking for its passengers. Travelers with a ViewTag can tag their bags before even arriving at the airport. Via engadget…
In case you missed this article on Southwest Airlines Network Operations Center, Training Cabin, and Listening Center. A rare behind the scenes look with amazing pictures and narrative
Check it out on CNET
Hat tip to David Gray for sharing.
Starwood is rolling out robotic room service at their properties ready to drop off your $35 cheeseburger and fries.
From Gulliver: “The butler known as a “botlr” is being tested in its Cupertino hotel in Silicon Valley (naturally) with a view to expanding its presence worldwide. Botlrs come complete with bow ties and resemble a cutesy cross between Disney’s Wall-E and R2-D2 from Star Wars. As well as having novelty value, they are capable of delivering room-service orders by navigating lifts and corridors before dialling the occupant’s room number to announce their arrival”
Read more at Gulliver
Check out this great chart of airline fees posted by SmarterTravel.com. Even has a handy-dandy PDF for download
Airline Fees: The Ultimate Guide – SmarterTravel.com.
Check out this awesome visualization of a day of flights across the Atlantic.