On Southwest passengers are broken up into three groups — A, B, and C — and each passenger is given a number in that range, typically from 1 to 60. The plane is boarded in order of your priority, meaning that A1 boards first, and C60 boards last (assuming there are passengers with those numbers).
- 1 Who gets priority boarding on Southwest?
- 2 Who can board the plane first?
- 3 Does Southwest board Handicapped first?
- 4 Does Southwest have first class to Hawaii?
- 5 Can my wife board with me on Southwest?
- 6 Does Southwest check age for family boarding?
- 7 Do seniors get priority boarding on Southwest Airlines?
- 8 Why does Southwest Airlines have so many wheelchairs?
- 9 Can I bring my own wheelchair on Southwest Airlines?
- 10 Can you fly with oxygen on Southwest?
- 11 Do I need a Covid test to fly to Hawaii?
- 12 Which airline has the biggest seats?
- 13 Does Southwest have bigger seats?
Who gets priority boarding on Southwest?
Earn elite status. You need to earn either 25 qualifying one-way flights or 35,000 tier qualifying points in one year for A-List or double that for A-List Preferred. Elite status members get upgraded boarding after Business Select.
Who can board the plane first?
Passengers that check in first get on the plane first. The boarding groups are A, B and C — with each passenger assigned a number somewhere in that group. When the gate agent calls your group number, you find your place in line. Business Select tickets will get to board first (they are always A 1-15).
Does Southwest board Handicapped first?
Re: Disabled seating Southwest allows passengers with disabilities to preboard, meaning you board the plane before everyone else. You’ll definitely be able to sit next to each other so there’s no need to worry about it.
Does Southwest have first class to Hawaii?
3. Decent Legroom to Hawaii, but No First Class. You aren’t splurging on a first class upgrade to Hawaii on a Southwest-operated flight, but the seats aren’t actually the worst either. Southwest seats to Hawaii have 32-inch pitch, 17.8-inch width, and 2-inch recline, which holds up well against some competitors.
Can my wife board with me on Southwest?
Starting March 12, anyone on a reservation with an A-List or A-List Preferred Member can board when they do. * That means everyone on the same reservation gets to board together and pick their seat earlier. Because we can all agree the more time you get with your people, the better.”
Does Southwest check age for family boarding?
So as long as someone in your family is between the ages of 0 and six, regardless of whether you have older children with you, the entire family can board during Family Boarding, after the “A” group and before the “B” group. You are essentially boarding before the majority of the passengers on the plane.
Do seniors get priority boarding on Southwest Airlines?
Seniors do not get priority boarding on Southwest. There is priority boarding for customers who have a specific seating need to accommodate their disability or who need assistance in boarding the aircraft or stowing an assistive device.
Why does Southwest Airlines have so many wheelchairs?
It’s a first come, first serve free-for-all with seat selection. If you board early, you’ll have your pick of the cabin. And, as it happens, disabled flyers are entitled to preboard the aircraft before all other passengers.
Can I bring my own wheelchair on Southwest Airlines?
Re: taking my own wheelchair If needed the personal chair can usually be brought onto the plane. Usually it is brought to the door of the aircraft. An aisle chair can be used if needed while on the aircraft.
Can you fly with oxygen on Southwest?
Any Customer who requires a constant supply of compressed or liquid medical oxygen cannot travel on Southwest Airlines. Note: Southwest will accept for travel Customers needing supplemental oxygen who may be accommodated by using certain personal portable oxygen concentrators.
Do I need a Covid test to fly to Hawaii?
Non-U.S. citizen traveling directly to Hawaii must present BOTH a vaccination record AND a negative COVID-19 test result (NAAT or antigen) within three days of boarding a flight to the U.S. To avoid quarantine, upload proof of vaccination or have a negative result from a Trusted Testing Partner.
Which airline has the biggest seats?
Jet Blue is the leader in the “most pitch” and “widest seat” contest because the majority of their economy and coach class seats are roomy. Jet Blue’s cheapest seats offer a pitch range of 32 to 35 inches (on most flights), with some planes offering a pitch between 37 and 41 inches.
Does Southwest have bigger seats?
With the exception of exit row and bulkhead leg room, virtually all seats on a SW jet are the same. So Business Select does not give you a larger seat. For info about how SW fares differ, click here.