Airlines Try Faster Boarding Methods Discovered by Mathematicians

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Airlines Try Faster Boarding Methods Discovered by Mathematicians

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Post by Les Nessman » Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:16 pm

by ORION JONES

Boarding an airplane is painfully slow, and while the back-to-front method used by most airlines is an intuitively good way to get people into their seats quickly, the results are mostly disastrous, says Jason Steffen, an astrophysicist at Northwestern University....

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Re: Airlines Try Faster Boarding Methods Discovered by Mathematicians

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Post by Raffles » Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:19 pm

As he says in the article...because passengers can't follow directions...and some airlines and members of their staff are equally dumb.



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