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Now Boarding All Rows

Discussion in 'Latest News Events' started by Robert Heiny, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Robert Heiny

    Robert Heiny Research Scientist of Learning and Education Flight Instructor

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    Physical Review E, 19 January 2012: Vidar Frette and Per C. Hemmer, two Norwegian researchers have calculated how the average boarding time onto passenger planes depends on the number of passengers. They show that twice the number of passengers only takes 1 1/2 times longer. This suggests that letting, for example, rows 16 through 30 go before rows 1 through 15 may prolong boarding times. Read more
  2. LPH

    LPH Flight Director Flight Instructor

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    My favorite line:

    "In most cases the boarding process is much slower than for the optimal situation, where passenger and seat orders are identical."

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