Alaska Air launches program to allow travelers to electronically tag luggage at home

Alaska Air launches program to allow travelers to electronically tag luggage at home

Alaska Air Group Inc. said Wednesday it has launched program that allows travelers to tag their luggage using the air carrier's mobile app before they get to the airport. The company said its 2,500 Alaska Mileage Plus members will start receiving this week their electronic bag tags, a three-inch by five-inch device that's updated with the traveler's flight information during check-in. That will allow the traveler to leave their luggage at the bad-drop area without standing in line. The company e