Researchers from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, has employed mathematical model that will help reduce lengthy airport gate queues by seating passengers according to the amount of hand luggage they have. The researchers – Professor R. John Milne and undergraduate student Alexander Kelly – claim that seating passengers with more carry-on bags first, substantially cuts the time it takes to fill an aircraft, which would ease congestion saving airlines up to $10million (£600,000) a year each in costs associated with delayed flights. Passengers with the number of bags and the most hand luggage will board first and be allocated

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