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Old Jul 26, 05, 2:56 pm   #1
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Cut apart On Line Check-In Boarding passes?

When you print boarding passes for a flights on NWA.com which involve multiple segments, two boarding passes print per page. This may be a dumb question but should we cut them apart or is it not a problem for the GA to scan the individual boarding passes even though there are two to a page. TIA
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Old Jul 26, 05, 3:03 pm   #2
  
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Just did it this weekend. All on one page, they scan them separately.
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Old Jul 26, 05, 3:09 pm   #3
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It turns out the bar code is identical on all the BPs. I mentioned this to a GA as I was boarding ('cuz the connection coupon got smudged). She scanned it and it worked just fine.

She kind of stared at it for a bit and said, "I didn't know that!"
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Old Jul 26, 05, 6:06 pm   #4
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It turns out the bar code is identical on all the BPs. I mentioned this to a GA as I was boarding ('cuz the connection coupon got smudged). She scanned it and it worked just fine.

She kind of stared at it for a bit and said, "I didn't know that!"
I didn't either!
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Old Jul 26, 05, 6:08 pm   #5
  
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interesting!
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Old Jul 26, 05, 6:20 pm   #6
  
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I've noticed they sometimes scan and return and sometimes they actually keep the lower portion. Why the difference?
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Old Jul 26, 05, 7:35 pm   #7
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I've noticed they sometimes scan and return and sometimes they actually keep the lower portion. Why the difference?
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My experience has been that GAs for mainline flights scan and return, while partner GAs (Mesaba/Pinnacle, CoEx at some airports) keep them.

My last experience with CoEx GAs did not include their retention of that segment's BP, though.
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