Self-tagging added by American at Miami

Self-tagging has been introduced by American Airlines at Miami.

Self-tagging added by American at MiamiSelf-tagging has been introduced by American Airlines at Miami, the seventh US airport they offer it at.

The new system has three steps:

Step 1: Print bag tags at the self-service kiosk.
Step 2: Attach the bag tag to each checked bag.
Step 3: Take the self-tagged baggage to the designated Self Tag drop-off location.

Customer service agents will be near the kiosks to help.

Self-tagging with American (AA) is now available at:

  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • Reagan National Airport (DCA)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Miami International Airport (MIA)

“We are very glad to launch the self-bag tag option in Miami,” said Marilyn DeVoe, American’s Vice President- Miami, in a statement. “Self-tagging brings us one step closer to a modernized, efficient new American by offering our customers more choices along their journey and more ways to customize their travel experience.”

Self-tagging has been in use for some time in many countries. The USA has been a bit slow to get involved but in the last year has been embracing the concept.

AA has a guide for passengers at  Check in Quickly and Easily with Self-Tag.

American has been trialling new practices to get passengers to their planes as quickly as possible. Earlier this month, the airline launched a systemwide boarding policy that allows passengers who travel light to board early.