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Buy Early Bird or no

reviewgrl
New Arrival

Traveling with my mom in a month. She has a hard time walking, as in has to take multiple breaks walking across the airport, and has no peripheral vision in her left eye. So we requested wheelchair assistance to the gate for her. 

My question is does this qualify her for pre boarding? When I travel by myself I always buy early bird. But if I’m her “travel companion” and she qualifies for pre-boarding should I still buy EB?

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Re: Buy Early Bird or no

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor
Solution

Does this technically meet the requirements for preboarding? Probably not. Would most people think anything about it if she did preboard? No.

I say skip the EarlyBird and preboard, you are allowed to go with her as her companion. 

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Buy Early Bird or no

rich1954
Active Member
Solution

I believe that if you are in a wheelchair, you will be preboarded with one companion.