As a nurse and frequent flyer of Southwest I am very concerned about the decision to stop limiting seating on flights starting Dec 1st. I am asking you reconsider this decision. I have witnessed covid in action and had to cancel important flights home to my family because of this disease. When I finally made the decision to fly again I was very impressed with the way Southwest was handling things and I believe lead the industry in safety. I was singing your praises to friends and co-workers several of which choose to fly SW. I do follow the science and while hospital grade air filters and fresh air along with masks are very helpful, limiting the size of groups, especially indoors, along with spacing between people is also very critical. This component is missing with your change in policy. Failing to limit group size, even with masks and sanitation, has failed across the board in many business. On a personal note I have gotten sick from flying on a full flight with sick people on board. One year ago, despite getting a flu shot, I was recovering from a severe case of Influenza A that I contracted from a full flight out of Omaha. I love flying on SW but I will have to reconsider my plans in the future as a result of this policy change. With Covid19 surging all over our country and hospitals filling up , I am asking that you please reconsider this policy and continue to limit seating on your flights.
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