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Zones are gone, Boarding by row starts 11 May

Zones are gone, Boarding by row starts 11 May

 

Old May 2, 11, 5:28 pm
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Zones are gone, Boarding by row starts 11 May

I just heard that UA will be adopting CO boarding procedures and lose the boarding by zones. An earlier thread talked about uniform military before GS/1K but also children under 4 before GS/1K!

I believe it starts on May 11.
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Old May 2, 11, 5:31 pm
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Originally Posted by jspector106 View Post
I just heard that UA will be adopting CO boarding procedures and lose the boarding by zones. An earlier thread talked about uniform military before GS/1K but also children under 4 before GS/1K!

I believe it starts on May 11.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO (takes breath) OOOOOOOOOOOO!

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Old May 2, 11, 5:31 pm
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#$%!

I'm sure this will turn into another debate, that probably goes to OMNI, but I like the way that UA does boarding. So much for the "best of both worlds"
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Old May 2, 11, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by jspector106 View Post
children under 4 before GS/1K!
How are the small children going to get around the gate lice 1Ks that are camped out on the carpet???

Or what, dare I say, end of red carpet :O
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Old May 2, 11, 5:43 pm
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Always some truth in all good humor. Very funny
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Old May 2, 11, 5:46 pm
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Always some truth in all good humor. Very funny
It's true.
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Old May 2, 11, 6:13 pm
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Another "change" UA flyers do NOT like?

It just keep coming.
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Old May 2, 11, 6:16 pm
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Ugghhh. go away SMI/J
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Old May 2, 11, 6:26 pm
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Originally Posted by FightingIlliniUAL View Post
Ugghhh. go away SMI/J
Indeed. So pithy, so accurate
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Old May 2, 11, 6:31 pm
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If all elites are going to be using the red carpet, imagine how bad the lines will be on some flights!

Try SFO-ORD with more than half of the aircraft having 2P or higher.
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Old May 2, 11, 6:59 pm
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Originally Posted by worldtrav View Post
It's true.
Yup, except the children part. They are after elites, b4 all else regardless of if they are in the front blocking all others, or in the back.
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Old May 2, 11, 7:00 pm
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Originally Posted by FriendlySkies View Post
If all elites are going to be using the red carpet, imagine how bad the lines will be on some flights!

Try SFO-ORD with more than half of the aircraft having 2P or higher.
Or IAD-SFO. I was on a 320 once where the GA dispensed with zones altogether because way more than half the flight was 2P or higher.
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Old May 2, 11, 7:01 pm
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Originally Posted by worldtrav View Post
It's true.

I'm surprised by this. CO takes 35 minutes to board a 737, and 40-45 minutes to board a 757 (compared to 30 minutes for UA).

I always thought this inefficiency was a result of CO's lack of zoned boarding.
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Never flown CO. Can somebody explain the CO boarding process?
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Old May 2, 11, 7:05 pm
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Originally Posted by wilp888 View Post
Never flown CO. Can somebody explain the CO boarding process?

Military, First Class, all Elites, then by row number from the rear of the plane.
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