How do I get a medical Preboard on Southwest?
To do so, the Customer should arrive at the departure gate no less than 45 minutes prior to departure. If the Customer wishes to preboard, the Customer must then see a Customer Service Agent to receive a Preboarding Document (if he/she has not done so already).
Does Southwest let military Preboard?
Military members do not preboard. Southwest allows active duty, uniformed members of the U.S. armed forces to board between the “A” and “B” boarding groups.
What qualifies for pre boarding?
Pre-boarding: Customers who have a specific seating need to accommodate their disability or need assistance in boarding the aircraft or stowing an assistive device. Customers who are traveling with assistance and emotional support animals qualify.
Who qualifies for early boarding on Southwest Airlines?
Priority preboarding is available for Customers who have a specific seating need to accommodate their disability, need assistance in boarding the aircraft, or who need to stow an assistive device. Customers who are traveling with assistance and emotional support animals qualify for preboarding.
Is Group B good on Southwest?
If you have a B group boarding position, the chances are good that you’ll still be able to get a window or aisle seat or find 2 seats together if you’re traveling with a companion. Hot Tip: If you are in the B group (or even one of the first numbers in the C group), head to the back of the plane.
Can a 17 year old fly alone on Southwest?
Southwest considers children ages 12 through 17 traveling alone to be Young Travelers, not Unaccompanied Minors. Accordingly, Southwest’s Unaccompanied Minor procedures do not apply to ages 12 through 17.
Do you have to be in uniform to board early?
Yup, the standard policy is only those in uniform are allowed to board early. If you want to see that changed, you could tell the airline that is what you want. Click on “contact us” below to do so.
Can you sit anywhere on Southwest?
At Southwest®, we let you sit where you like. We don’t assign seats on our flights, so feel free to sit in any available seat once you board the plane.
Does Southwest board Handicapped first?
Re: Disabled seating Southwest allows passengers with disabilities to preboard, meaning you board the plane before everyone else. You’ll definitely be able to sit next to each other so there’s no need to worry about it.
How early should I get to airport Southwest?
Please arrive to your gate at least 30 minutes prior to your flight’s scheduled departure. All passengers must obtain their boarding passes and be in the gate area available for boarding at least 10 minutes prior to your flight’s scheduled departure time.
What is Group A on Southwest?
The A group The first set of people to board Southwest flights are people with seats in A1-A15, which is typically filled with Southwest elite flyers and those who paid extra for their tickets or boarding.
Can a fourteen year old fly?
Children 5 to 14 years old must travel as unaccompanied minors when not traveling with a person at least 15 years old. Children 15 and older may request and pay for the unaccompanied minor service. Unaccompanied minors are accepted only on direct flights that do not require a change of aircraft or flight number.