Thumbs down of the new boarding process. It may drive the revenue up for WN as people pay more for the higher priority but for me it doesn't work. At 6'4" an isle or exit row is priority and I had learned to get to the airport early enough to insure this these seats. Now I am locked out a great many times. The reality is if I have to pay more to help get a boarding number that might make it possible to get an exit row or isle I may as well buy a ticket on a competing airline and pick the seat I want.
One other problem occurs when my wife and I fly together. I have flown more on WN than she has so our boarding numbers are frequently very different even though I check us both in on the website within moments of each other. We have to stand apart waiting to board (did not have to do that before the new system) and I have to be polite but try to save a seat for my wife behind me. Arrgh, not the best program for me
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