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Priority and Express Lanes

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Where available, designed to speed you through security and check-in counter lanes.

Priority Lanes and Express Lanes, (where available), are designed to speed our Business Select and Anytime Customers, as well as A-List, and A-List Preferred Members, through check-in and security lines. Priority Lanes are at Southwest check-in counters, and Express Lanes are at security checkpoints ​the lanes will be indicated with Southwest signs.

Priority Lanes and Express Lanes are available at a majority of our airports, and we are continuing to add them to new destinations. Check the airport information pages to see where the lanes are available. When you check in online, you can also see if Priority Lanes and Express Lanes are available at your departure airport.

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