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Old 7th Jan 2019, 23:36
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Originally Posted by vikingivesterled View Post
In the free seating era families with small children where boarded first. People boarding late where an exception with the rush for seats and absolutely no-priority queues. More important to this forum the model said all crew should be able to go home after a shift and overnighting out of homebase was to be avoided, as should having small bases all over the place overinflating cost and the amount of crews needed for standby. Nothing about just avoiding paying for overnighting crews or spread them thin to avoid organisation. Don't think that was an advice from Mr Kelleher
Er no unless you paid for priority boarding. Different airports also had different rules because remember in Eastern Europe anybody with a pram was brought foward but in othe cases ignored. Boarding criteria changed frequently.
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