Although I understand and appreciate the concept of companion pass guests being allowed access to this new benefit I can understand why SWA doesn't allow for these additions to the program. I am an A-List flyer and my husband is designated for my Companion Pass. Just as my A-list privileges don't include my companion this new fly-by lane will also be limited for my use only. Honestly, so what if my husband receives a "C" seating designation. I'm already on the plane and holding a seat for him. Similar "work around" can be found for the fly-by lane. He may take longer to wait in the longer line but I can take his carryon through the fly-by with me. I would rather wait a few extra minutes for him on the other side of security (checking gates, ordering coffee) then to have this new fly-by lane filled with non frequent travelers. Face it; we can spot a frequent traveler in the TSA lane. We know what to do and we move through at a different speed than non frequent travelers (guests included).
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