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Can science help streamline the airplane boarding process?

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An airline passenger has her boarding pass and identification papers reviewed by a TSA Officer(L) at a security checkpoint inside Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Have you ever been in line to board a plane an thought, "There's got to be a better way to do this"?

Luckily, there is. In fact, scientists have studied airline boarding, and they have solutions that for one reason or another the airlines haven't bothered with.

Eric Chemi, head of research for Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg TV, wrote about this and joins the show to talk about the the best way to board.


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