- FAA Approves Passive RFID for Grounded Aircraft
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the use of passive RFID technology on and around grounded aircraft.
- Airlines cool on RFID tags
- Despite RFID Baggage Tagging Benefits, Cost Remain Hurdle
The New York Times published an article today highlighting the potential cost savings to airlines from reduced lost luggage through the RFID tagging of bags.
- RFID Could Save Airlines $650M in Lost Bag Improvements
RFID tagging could reduce the error rate of mishandled luggage by more than two-thirds, yielding industry-wide savings of a staggering $650 million-plus.
- 10,000 RFID Tags in Airbus's Revolutionary New Jumbo Jet
Unbeknownst to many, RFID plays a large role in the A380, the world's largest commercial aircraft unveiled this week by France's Airbus.
- RFID News Roundup
VeriChip announces IPO; RFID consortium to hold open workshop; Nordic ID rolls out UHF handheld for Europe; RFID maturing rapidly, says report; firms partner on retail RFID solutions; do-it-yourselfers devise tag killer.
- U.S. Air Force to Launch RFID Pilot
Shipments will be tracked from four locations in the United States to two air bases in Germany using UHF EPC tags.