My husband and I encountered this issue of "saving seats" for family members when returning from the Dominican Republic this past week. It was a 3 1/2 hour flight, and we always purchase the Early Bird option when we fly... When we boarded, two members of a family had "saved" 12 seats (two complete rows) for family boarding later, as in the C group,....I was not impressed, nor were others who came later and attempted to sit in the "saved seats." Despite the questions and stares, they did save all 12 seats for family only two of which were young children. Frustrating . . .
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