The Best (and Worst) Ways to Board an Airplane

Although boarding planes faster is a goal for the major airlines, they have had limited success because of the tradeoffs they are unwilling to make.

October 2018 Friday’s e-links: From the Israeli Kibbutz to the Sears Bankruptcy and Housework

Friday’s e-links: Today we link to the connection among women, power, and the exclamation point and to some insight about socialism.

Why It Takes So Long to Board an Airplane

Although airlines can increase productivity when they board passengers faster, they do not use the most efficient approaches.

Speedy Airplane Boarding

Closely connected to an airline’s bottom line, speedy boarding means more efficiency. Here you can see the following alternative boarding strategies in action. Front to back: Least popular. Early boarders block those who follow them. Back to Front Very popular.…