British Airways from December 12 will introduce new regulations for the boarding, whereby passengers by cheap tickets will go on Board only in the last reports avianews.com.
According to the newspaper the Independent, which received an access letter from the internal distribution company, passengers will be divided into five categories of priority for landing, depending on the class status the loyalty program and ticket price. This number will be indicated on your boarding pass regardless of its type and place of issue.
The first will be able to Board passengers first and business class, as well as the participants of the loyalty program with Gold and Silver – they will assign a category landing 1 and 2.
Number 3 in line for boarding will be given to the passengers who purchased tickets in premium economy class, and room for 4 passengers regular economy class.
Travelers who bought tickets at the cheapest rates basbakani economy class will be included in category 5 and will be able to Board the plane among the last.
The airline intends to maintain some exceptions for passengers with children and people with disabilities – they will be let in salon of the first.
Innovation is explained by the desire to speed up the boarding process. British Airways noted that a similar method is used by airline partners such as American Airways, Iberia and Qatar Airways.