Swiss First - check-in in Barcelona

Old Jul 20, 17, 8:10 am
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Swiss First - check-in in Barcelona

Dear All,

On recent two occasions the check-in agent at BCN told me that for LX flights to only business class tags can be used and only if I fly on LH they can tag frist class luggage with HON/First tags. She told me that it is what the check-in system orders them to do.

Has anyone had similar experiences?

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Old Jul 20, 17, 10:43 am
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Same in STR. HON for LH, Priority for Swiss
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Old Jul 20, 17, 11:02 am
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This sounds strange to me. Have you tried asking the LX lurker in the thread Introducing the official SWISS Lurker?
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Old Jul 20, 17, 12:26 pm
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Originally Posted by LukasNied View Post
Dear All,

On recent two occasions the check-in agent at BCN told me that for LX flights to only business class tags can be used and only if I fly on LH they can tag frist class luggage with HON/First tags. She told me that it is what the check-in system orders them to do.

Has anyone had similar experiences?

LN
in my experience, practically only in Asia priority tags mean something, in Bcn or even Zurich not
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Old Jul 20, 17, 2:29 pm
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Last few flights in LX F (HKG, LAX) my luggage came out relatively quick and first - even was beating me last time in LAX with global entry and no wait (and 'only' Priority tag
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Old Jul 21, 17, 2:55 am
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Originally Posted by more4less View Post
in my experience, practically only in Asia priority tags mean something, in Bcn or even Zurich not
BCN couple of weeks ago: HON and Priority bags came out first, although I admit I wasn't expecting it.

I hardly ever check bags but there is some improvement I sense.
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Old Jul 21, 17, 5:22 am
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BCN couple of weeks ago: HON and Priority bags came out first, although I admit I wasn't expecting it.

I hardly ever check bags but there is some improvement I sense.
Same here, had almost quit checking bags altogether. Today I had to and the HON/priority labeled bag came out first in, believe it or not, LHR.

Re BCN: Doubt it makes a real difference weather you get a HON or priority tag.
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Old Jul 21, 17, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by worldclubber View Post
Same here, had almost quit checking bags altogether. Today I had to and the HON/priority labeled bag came out first in, believe it or not, LHR.
I fly LH/LX weekly to LHR and HON bags almost always come out first. T2 at LHR is excellent with baggage.
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Old Aug 2, 17, 12:42 pm
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OP: were you connecting onward to an LX F ticketed flight from ZRH?

Asking as I have clients on LAX-ZRH-IBZ/BCN-ZRH-LAX this month in F TATL
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Old Aug 7, 17, 4:01 pm
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Yes I was connecting in zurich to LX US bound in Swiss First. The LH checkin agent was very nice and polite but said that something to effect of :if you want luggage tagged HON you should fly LH only"
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Old Aug 9, 17, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by LukasNied View Post
Yes I was connecting in zurich to LX US bound in Swiss First. The LH checkin agent was very nice and polite but said that something to effect of :if you want luggage tagged HON you should fly LH only"
In the past, when LX and LH check in desks were different, I could probably understand it, but now that are the same??
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