As a frequent business and pleasure traveler on Southwest ( a 3 time companion pass holder ), I am looking forward to the new boarding process. Having read a number of the previous posts, I am against having the families board between groups A and B. I don't think it takes that much time out of the boarding process to get them situated first. Also, as someone else pointed out, the kids will be dispersed throughout the cabin.
Southwest seems willing to change it's procedures. My bet is the pre-boarding will soon revert back to the old way.
I was relieved to see that they are not going to have assigned seats.
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