A story printed today in USA Today — “Airlines change how they herd us aboard” –– offers some fascinating news about all of us who carry on lugguage.
United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, AirTran, AmericaWest and USAir now group passengers at the gate according to their seat’s letter designation. The carrier boards window passengers first, followed by those in middle and aisle seats. Passengers traveling in pairs or groups are kept together. So if you want more overhead space for your luggage, choose a window.