Why passengers are paying to board flights last instead of first
Passengers are paying extra to board flights last, despite people often rushing to be the first onto the plane.
A travel expert has revealed they could be VIP travelers.
Gilbert Ott, who runs the God Save The Points blog, said celebrities and A-listers often prefer to board last.
He asked what “true luxury” was, adding: “Is it boarding first, or is it actually boarding last?”
And he explained why boarding last is a symbol of status.
He said on his website: “If A-listers were to have their say, there would be a pretty clear consensus.
“After what usually feels like 10-15 minutes of pure idling, where everyone appears to already be on board, the flight deck seems ready to go and crew have completed final checks, that’s usually when it …
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