Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
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Totally agree and have experienced the same. It is simply a combination of the above comments, with some passengers feeling they are entitled to bring on bigger and more hand luggage than allowable (presumably through non diligence of airline staff at boarding gates) than the other mere mortals they tolerate on their flight. God forbid they are required to place items in the hold!
It is as simple as "drop as you go" and collect on the way out, with nil concern if they are taking up space of others while also saving them the inconvenience of having to carry their items further than they are required to, given some of those guilty of this practice may in fact sit down the back..
Passenger selfishness and greed - also has been aligned to a heightened believe self importance, as some (not all) frequent flyers believe that as they may fly more than the humble others on their flight (which is not always the case) gives them a feeling of heighten and entitled importance. It is all about self perception.
Until the airlines put plans in place the practice will continue. I am however surprised with the amount of security now on air travel, passengers are allowed to leave their belongings in row 3 and sit in row 24. Makes you wonder!!!
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