In looking over everyone's comments about families boarding first, there's something missing from those that are pushing to keep that privilege. As a frequent business traveler, I don't mind families boarding first at all, because it does give me a chance to avoid sitting near small children if I want to. Lately, however, it seems families are trying to avoid sitting by other families as well! They are spread all over the plane, and I usually end up going all the way to the back, which is annoying when having to wait for all of these families to exit, and then have to wait for car seats, etc in the jetway.
Why not just have families board first & sit behind the exit rows, in the back 1/2 of the plane?
... View more