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Companion pass boarding

Sueb22
Explorer C

I am an A lister with a companion pass. Up until today, my companion automatically had the position number right behind me and didn’t have to worry about it. Now all of a sudden he has to check in and has gotten B instead of right behind me in A? What has happened to change this? He is not an a lister but that had not mattered over the last year +. Any ideas? 

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Re: Companion pass boarding

ZevSupport
Aviator C

I don't think CP follows A-list, but if you had a regular assignment, you would board together.


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Re: Companion pass boarding

DancingDavidE
Aviator A

@Sueb22 wrote:

I am an A lister with a companion pass. Up until today, my companion automatically had the position number right behind me and didn’t have to worry about it. Now all of a sudden he has to check in and has gotten B instead of right behind me in A? What has happened to change this? He is not an a lister but that had not mattered over the last year +. Any ideas? 


It is supposed to work like your earlier experience - for some reason the companion got disassociated from you on the assignments on this one.

 

If it works like before on your next trip don’t worry about it, probably just a glitch of some kind on this recent ticket.

 

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

Re: Companion pass boarding

Sueb22
Explorer C

Has now happened twice. Will see if it happens again next week. Wonder if it has anything to do with when I add the companion on the trip? I sometimes wait in case the fare goes down so I can reclaim points. 

Re: Companion pass boarding

dfwskier
Aviator A

Did you buy a Business Seelct fare?  That is the ony one where yu and yor companion would not receive consecutive boarding positions.

 

If it was not a BS fare, it might have been a one offer. Come back if it happens again.r

Re: Companion pass boarding

Sueb22
Explorer C

Has now happened twice. Flying again next week, will see if it happens again. 

Re: Companion pass boarding

JFalc
Explorer C

I too am A-List with a companion.   FYI, on June 18 and June 24, my boarding positions worked as they should (both WG fares)

 

I havent noticed this problem.

Re: Companion pass boarding

gsking
Aviator C

Did you add them less than 36 hours before the flight?  That’s when your A list position gets assigned.

Re: Companion pass boarding

ZoeHughes
Explorer C

You are right.