Old Apr 18, 18, 4:21 pm
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Brighton. UK
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No it passengers off otherwise there is nothing to stop an airline just opening the doors and keeping the passengers there for an other half an hour.whilst it waits for a jet bridge or steps

See 11.1 in the very 1st post of this thead which is based on this - and is the follow on sentence from the one you quote

In principle, the situation of passengers on a flight does not change substantially when their aircraft touches down on the runway at the destination airport, when that aircraft reaches its parking position and the parking brakes are engaged or when the chocks are applied, as the passengers continue to be subject, in the enclosed space in which they are sitting, to various constraints. It is only when the passengers are permitted to leave the aircraft and the order is given to that effect to open the doors of the aircraft that the passengers may in principle resume their normal activities without being subject to those constraints
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