Can banning carry-on luggage really speed up boarding?

Is it time to ban carry-on luggage on planes? Would that speed up the boarding process?

Some say the answer to both questions is “yes.”
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Buh-bye first class? Wouldn’t that be nice

So they’re getting rid of first class, are they? At least that’s what our friends in the traditional media are reporting.

I remember writing a similar story — in 1999.

Forgetting, for the moment, that the new article fails to draw a clear distinction between domestic and international first class, let me be the first to say that if premium seats disappeared, I’d be popping Champagne at the Elliott ranch.
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