While I agree that eliminating the "cattle call" is welcome, I am VERY disappointed that Southwest is doing away with preboarding for families with young children. I think this is just another example of how our culture is becoming increasingly child-unfriendly. I do believe this will be a short-lived policy, however--it will undoubtedly frustrate both parents and those stuck behind them when parents are trying to hustle toddlers, car seats, and--carry ons down the aisle. I too will be seeking another, more child-friendly airline unless this policy changes.
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