By the time this post is published, I should be somewhere in the Middle East getting thoroughly frustrated by layover times. Which would be in addition to the long list of things that tend to frustrate me in airports. You may notice that my twitter account gets a lot of activity whenever I’m in an airport, eg:

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That aside, here is a video clip from Vox about the quickest way to get people on a plane, and why most airlines tend to opt for the slowest option (here is the link for the email subscribers).

And if you’d prefer to read about it, here’s an article with an okay-ish interactive infographic.

I’ll be out of internet contact for a while – but I’ve scheduled some posts for while I’m away.

That’s all there is to say, really.

*plunges into the void*

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