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Old Dec 10, 17, 8:44 am
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Originally Posted by SpeedAdvantage View Post
Let me share my experience with their auto-checkin service. I enrolled my flight in WN and they automatically checked me in at T-24. I was alerted when I received an email together with my boarding pass from Southwest. My position was B19.

Will this be the normal range too if I checked in manually?
Checking myself in at T-24, ex-Chicago, I usually get something between A50-B10.

But itís dependent of a lot of factors, and just a few seconds can easily make a difference of 20 spots.
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Old Jun 18, 18, 7:40 am
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Data point (for 9:20 flight)

I checked in at 9:20:02 and got A46.

I received an email from AirlineCheckins.com at 9:35 followed by a boarding pass email from WN.

So, probably not good to rely on them to get a low boarding number. Unsure if I'll bother using it again unless I'm concerned I may oversleep the check-in window or be stuck somewhere without Internet or something.
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Old Jun 18, 18, 9:23 am
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I'm surprised that this is still operating. I haven't heard anything about SWA trying to shut this one down.
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Old Jun 19, 18, 6:27 am
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Originally Posted by jackal View Post
Data point (for 9:20 flight)

I checked in at 9:20:02 and got A46.

I received an email from AirlineCheckins.com at 9:35 followed by a boarding pass email from WN.

So, probably not good to rely on them to get a low boarding number. Unsure if I'll bother using it again unless I'm concerned I may oversleep the check-in window or be stuck somewhere without Internet or something.
You're not going to get A1 - A15, and upwards of 34 people having EBCI probably is fairly normal. So you did about as good as you're going to be able to do.
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Old Jun 19, 18, 2:12 pm
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I do not think Southwest can easy shut this one down as it is own by Lufthansa (ie deep pockets) and is located in Europe.
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Old Jun 20, 18, 11:27 pm
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Invalidate their tickets. The problem will go away on its own.
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Old Jun 22, 18, 8:30 am
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Invalidate their tickets. The problem will go away on its own.
I don't see this as a problem at all
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Old Jun 22, 18, 2:15 pm
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I don't see this as a problem at all
The people whose boarding position is impacted by auto-checkin-bots do/will.
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Old Jun 27, 18, 10:09 am
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Originally Posted by kerrigjl View Post
The people whose boarding position is impacted by auto-checkin-bots do/will.
Honestly I don't think BOTS are any faster as human entry at T-24 is Southwest was that concerned they add a captcha
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Old Jun 27, 18, 11:00 am
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Shhhhhhh. Don't give them ideas...
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Old Jun 30, 18, 3:57 pm
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They ask for companion information. Does anyone know if it also automatically checks in your companion, or if they need to have their own account? It does take their full info, so I'd assume it checks them in, but not 100% on this.
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Old Jun 30, 18, 11:36 pm
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Invalidate their tickets. The problem will go away on its own.
Is there a clause in the CofC that permits WN to cancel a ticket under those circumstances?

Edit: NVM I looked and unsurprisingly didn't find anything.
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Old Jul 2, 18, 8:24 am
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They ask for companion information. Does anyone know if it also automatically checks in your companion, or if they need to have their own account? It does take their full info, so I'd assume it checks them in, but not 100% on this.
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Old Jul 6, 18, 12:30 am
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Video: Why Lufthansa Group Helps Customers From Other Airlines Check In For Flights

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Old Jul 7, 18, 10:22 am
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Brilliant cheap data mining !
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