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American Airlines Allows Early Boarding for Light Packers

American Airlines Allows Early Boarding for Light Packers

American Airlines Allows Early Boarding for Light Packers

The airline tries to speed the boarding process by allowing passengers with just one carry-on bag to board before most others.

American Airlines announced Thursday that people carrying just a personal item that fits under the seat—no rolling suitcases—can board before most other passengers, The Associated Press reports.

Passengers carrying just a personal item—a purse, backpack, or computer bag—will board right after Group 1, the airline said, adding that it will also allow passengers to check a second carry-on bag, which they’ll have to claim at baggage claim, at the gate for no charge.

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