I am very disappointed by Southwest's decision to eliminate the families with children board first. Now I have to board with a carseat and a 3 yo and a 1 yo in tow. It should be fun trying to install a carseat with these 2 squirmers with the hoards of people trying to get by. an then trying to find seats togehter will cause shifts of passengers already in seats. It will definately delay takeoff times. If I didn't already have my tickets I'd go to a different airline.
As for the assigned seats, I have always been a fan of other airlines that let you go online and pick your own seats. I haven't seen that it takes that long to board. In fact, one of the reasons we have always avoided Southwest in the past is beause of lack of assigned seating.
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