Entry port: this is Why we get on the plane is always to the left

millions of people enter each year on a plane. And regardless of whether Mallorca-Tourist, business traveller or the President of the United States – almost eve

Entry port: this is Why we get on the plane is always to the left

millions of people enter each year on a plane. And regardless of whether Mallorca-Tourist, business traveller or the President of the United States – almost every one of them could make the same observation: is Got on the plane almost always on the left side. This is the case of Boeing not unlike the case of Airbus, Ryanair planes are not unlike the "Air Force One". But why is it even so?

the passengers in a plane, with a few exceptions on the left side of the boarding, for several reasons. First of all, Safety comes first. Thus, the passengers boarding't work the ground personnel during loading of the machine and maintenance get in the way, is a spatial separation is quite reasonable. The British aviation authority CAA said a few years ago, for example, to the "Daily Mail": "The access to the cargo spaces is usually on the right side of the aircraft, which means that on this page many of the vehicles, and the refuelling is not carried out in many (but not all) of the large aircraft on the left side." A clear separation of passengers and ground personnel to minimize for this reason, the risk of injury due to service vehicles.

But why are the entrances for passengers always on the left side? A possible explanation could be the historical model of the flying – ship – travel -. There it was, for a long time customary that ships on the port side, so the left-hand side, firmly made and, therefore, there were entering (is in ports, always the English word for portside "portside" – port side). Accordingly, we took in the air travel later, the nautical model, and also went here on the left-hand side on Board.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 20:19

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