When being separated from your luggage is a good thing

The days of dragging suitcases to and through the airport may be numbered.
Consider the experience of Manolo Almagro, a managing partner at Q Division, a retail technology consultancy based in Austin, Texas, on a flight last fall from London to Copenhagen.
Almagro made a reservation a day before his flight with AirPortr, a remote baggage pickup service that began serving London and environs in 2016. About seven hours before his flight, a company representative arrived at his hotel with a handheld scale and asked to see his passport. Almagro said measuring and securing the bag in the lobby took about 10 minutes. He was notified when the bag reached Heathrow Airport and again when it was loaded onto the plane.