(continued) an hour or so, due to the price. For long distance flight I go to the others for the assigned, first come first served seating, and the more relaxing experience. Another side note, I flew to Europe earlier this year, and for ten hours, I could not move. I did notice that the leg room for the last one hour trip to my home airport, I had much more leg room on Southwest.
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Just happened to find my way here. As a semi-frequent flier, I thought I would add my two cents. I fly Southwest for one reason, the cost. To me Southwest is the Greyhound of the skies, I will fly only short distances on Southwest, mostly due to the ABC seating, I am sick of being at the airport one and one half to two hours early, and still only being in the C group, behind those who show up 1/2 hour prior to flight, just because they checked in online. As a result I now check in online, but the principal of it still bothers me. I am glad to read that Southwest is looking to test the assigned seating in select cities, I truly believe in the first come, first served concept. The only other problem I have, the one that leads me to compare Southwest to Greyhound, is the festival attitude that seems to go on on the flight. Maybe it is because I live in, and fly out of a gambling town, but it tends to irritate me. Otherwise, I am happy to fly Southwest for
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