I've been complaining about how they don't accommodate tall passengers for years. My husband is 6'9 and I pay the early-bird check-in but then if it's not a low enough number then he asks for pre-boarding. The issue with that is, as you said, he can only sit in the first row and there are so many of the over-weight passengers that line up and because they are in wheelchairs, they can do that. My husband can't stand for 2 hours in line waiting to get on a plane. To boot, the overweight customers are allowed to buy 2 seats and then Southwest refunds the second seat! Where is the accommodation for tall people? A long time ago, if they saw him, they would escort him to a seat with legroom. There needs to be some kind of consideration for tall people that can't help being tall, why are they forced to sit with their knees in their chest while passengers of size get legroom and elbow room for free!
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