We have seven children and have a family business - global importing. We travel as a family a lot and I am *very* disappointed in the new policy. We have always flown Southwest preferentially when we flew one of their routes. Now, realisticly, the only way we are going to be able to sit together as a family, is to show up first -- do y'all want to ride with my 3 and 5 year old after they've been at the airport for all that extra time? I don't! They are all well-behaved, experienced travelers, but this is too much.
Too bad. I love Southwest and their business plan, but it's time for me to look elsewhere.
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