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Study claims 1 in 5 would pay more to get off the plane first

A FlightView survey in the US has found that many passengers would be happy to pay extra to be allowed to leave a plane first.

Most people don't really want to spend more time than necessary at an airport terminal and it seems South African passengers are no different.

Hein Kaiser, Communications Manager at Mango Airlines says that passengers always want to be the first of the aircraft, despite the fact that they all wait together for their luggage.

People always scramble to get out of the door first. So South Africans would more than likely agree to paying an extra exit tariff.

Hein Kaiser, Communications Manager at Mango Airlines

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