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Alaska Airlines Testing New Luggage-Tagging System

Alaska Airlines is trying out a new luggage-tagging system at the SeaTac Airport. It could expand to other airports, including some in Alaska.

Customers use new kiosks to weigh their own bags and print out and attach labels. Travelers still must drop off luggage with agents and show identification.

Airline spokeswoman Bobbie Egan says it’s a small change that should save some time.

SeaTac is the airline’s largest hub, followed by Anchorage, Portland and Los Angeles.

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