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Opinion on deplaning etiquette?

Opinion on deplaning etiquette?

Old Mar 26, 19, 2:43 pm
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There's no reason why you can't be nice to a fellow passenger who is just trying to recover his bag, whether it's in front of or behind you. Why would you deliberately be rude to someone you don't even know?
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Old Mar 26, 19, 9:41 pm
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Originally Posted by akl_traveller View Post
If they haven't got up, the queue has not formed, and you can go as far forward as possible.
No, never. Absolutely against deplaning etiquette in every civilised country. May apply to train disembarking but never planes.
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Old Mar 27, 19, 6:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Allan38103 View Post
There's no reason why you can't be nice to a fellow passenger who is just trying to recover his bag, whether it's in front of or behind you. Why would you deliberately be rude to someone you don't even know?
Well, I'm not going to make a scene and tell him off or anything. But a guy who's behind me needs to wait if his bag is couple rows up front. He's gonna get there without delay anyways as deplaning proceeds. Just because his bag is a few rows up, he gets to shove his way up forward and deplane earlier even though he's sitting behind me?
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Old Mar 29, 19, 8:55 pm
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Originally Posted by stmaus View Post
No, never. Absolutely against deplaning etiquette in every civilised country. May apply to train disembarking but never planes.
How are you jumping a queue when there is no queue? It's an empty aisle.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 2:42 pm
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In reality, the fastest way to empty a plane is the opposite of this. Everybody (who fits) stands in the aisle as soon as the seatbelt light goes off, and they get their stuff down. (If you can't, don't get in the aisle yet.) When the door opens, everybody in the aisle just walks off the plane without stopping. If you're still in a seat, when there's space next to you, step into the aisle, get your stuff down if necessary, and exit without stopping.

This method is almost twice as fast as the standard one. From the viewpoint of the doorway, at any given time there's either a person exiting or a gap. Gaps delay emptying. The idea of waiting for the person who happens to be seated ahead of you to slowly get into the aisle and get their stuff down seems designed to maximize gaps. The method in this post minimizes them.
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Old Apr 4, 19, 1:29 pm
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the biggest problem with that approach is called “counter-flow” — if you’re in Row 7, but had to put your bag above Row 17 when you boarded late, you can certainly step into the aisle when a gap appears; if you’re lucky, you can slide into Row 9 before encountering the next disembarking passenger, but in no way are you going to be able to get back 10 rows any kind of quickly ... moreover, you’ll hang up the process again if you have to grab a backpack or coat or something that you weren’t carrying on your upstream trip
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