Problems with flight check in advice needed

Apr 14th, 2007, 02:59 PM
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Problems with flight check in advice needed

My husband and I are flying from La Guardia to Orange County tomorrow morning via South West airlines which is a code share with ATA. I managed to check my husband's flight right through using the South West airlines which had a link to the ATA check-in. However when I tried to check in online for my flight the South West airline flight works okay but when I check on the link to ATA it says I have to check in at the airport. I have been referred back and forth from SW ailines and ATA call centers and nothing has been resolved. Am I safe just waiting until I get to La Guarda to check in. Why did my husband's work and mine didn't?
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Apr 14th, 2007, 04:28 PM
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The flight is on an ATA plane, not SW. I'm not sure why you should be concerned about going to the airport to checkin. Online checkin is a convenience, not a requirement.

If you show up at the airport I'm sure they will be able to accommodate you.
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Apr 16th, 2007, 08:17 AM
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We checked in at La Guardia with no problems. Thankfully our flight which left at 10.15am got out okay.
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Apr 16th, 2007, 09:35 AM
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I have had this happen twice in the past few years from two different airlines -
Once I could check in 4 of the 5 of us flying -
the other time I could check in me but not my husband -
I was told by those airlines that people were chosen randomly that had to check in , in person, at the airport, as part of random security checks -
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Apr 16th, 2007, 09:37 AM
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sorry,I hit post by accident -

There was no problem checking in - it was just a pain that one of us had to do all that and the other travelers in the same party did not have to wait in the lines -

on one of those times, my husband had to wait in a line for almost 40 minutes to personally check in while I sat there reading the paper and enjoying my coffee -
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