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Old Aug 4, 15, 7:16 am
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Often1
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AA embeds priority into the bar code. That's all the baggage handlers "see" and use for purposes of expediting bags. Whether the handlers actually follow the priority coding is a different issue.

The printed tags themselves are simply marketing hype so that people can feel special.
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