This is a topic we’ll have to agree to disagree on
For me, it’s fine. When I get dropped off it’s a fairly fast and simple process : we arrive, I get out of the car and they go
Getting picked up, more often than not involves a period of waiting, and this is why we have car parks.
I can take a free bus services that takes me from the airport out to Bath Road or Hounslow but after a long flight, I really like the idea of seeing a friendly welcoming face in the Arrivals area.