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Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

Tkeffer
New Arrival

Yes, we were wondering the same thing about being a companion.  I am never on the same reservation #, but obviously I have to fly with him if I am the companion.  I fly almost every week with him.  So please clear this up, seems there are several with the same confusion.  Thanks in advance.

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

Hueylacey
New Arrival

I just read this in the fine print, this is not a helpful change for companion status members. “For A-List and A-List Preferred Members who have also qualified for a Companion Pass, reserved boarding privileges will not be provided to the Companion unless the Companion is also an A-List or A-List Preferred Member.”

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

gsking
Rising Star

I'm in the same boat.  Er...plane.

 

I just booked a trip for four (ALP/CP-AL/points/points) to Kauai.    I guess the kids will not be A-list worthy, being on their own reservation (although I did put my RR on their booking).

 

So...I figured I'd just board with family boarding.  I think we'll be fine.  I didn't plan on sitting in the front anyways.  All the cool kids sit in back...

 

 

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

chgoflyer
Top Contributor

I'm seeing reaction out there that echoes my initial thoughts regarding this announcement, which is that it really doesn't offer much benefit to most people, due to the limitation of same PNR. Ultimately it's a confusing policy change, one that seems like a positive move until you read past the headline. Odd. 

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

DancingDavidE
Top Contributor

@gsking wrote:

I'm in the same boat.  Er...plane.

 

I just booked a trip for four (ALP/CP-AL/points/points) to Kauai.    I guess the kids will not be A-list worthy, being on their own reservation (although I did put my RR on their booking).

 

So...I figured I'd just board with family boarding.  I think we'll be fine.  I didn't plan on sitting in the front anyways.  All the cool kids sit in back...

 


Family boarding is usually great. It is like "discount A-list"

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

paule4ou
New Arrival

How will companion reservations work? Will they be allowed to board with their AL/ALP travel partner?

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

bec102896
Top Contributor

Now I wonder how much this will affect people who buy EB check in. 

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

elijahbrantley
Rising Star

Companions travelling on Companion Pass will need to board in their own positions and are not included in this enhancement.

There is no need for someone travelling on the same reservation with an A Lister to purchase Early Bird Check In; they will be checked in and board with the A Lister.

-A List Preferred, Companion Pass holder, Community Champion.

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

paule4ou
New Arrival

Boo - this is no way rewards the Companion Pass holders (or the high revenue generating A-lister).

Re: A List and A List Preferred Boarding News!

dfwskier
Top Contributor

@paule4ou wrote:

Boo - this is no way rewards the Companion Pass holders (or the high revenue generating A-lister).


Free flights not good enough?

 

Can you get that on ANY other airline