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Standby Service Dog

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Hello!

So I can do standby flights because my father was employeed at Southwest Airlines, but I now have a service dog who is flight trained. I've flown with her before having a ticket, but is it possible to fly standby with a service dog? My concern is mostly that I usually preboard with her to try and get a space up front with more room for her to curl up, and airlines prefer that she preboard. However I know that standby tickets are sometimes gotten last minute, and that you're supposed to be in boarding group C. Has anyone else encountered this or do you know the policies?

Thanks!

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Re: Standby Service Dog

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Have you had any experience with this since you posted?

 

--TheMiddleSeat