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BAEC - free seat selection question

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BAEC - free seat selection question

Say that Bill makes a BA booking for himself and Suzy. Suzy has BAEC status and Bill does not. Can Suzy pick seats for free in advance for herself, for both, or for neither?

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1. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Both.

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2. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Yep, both.

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3. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Is there a limit on this does anybody know?

If Snow White has status and books for herself and the seven dwarfs can they all select seats FOC?

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4. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Not sure but I would hope they would be extra legroom seats :-)

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Thanks guys. I wonder if I'm doing something wrong because it doesn't seem to work for me. Wife hit bronze after our flights yesterday (booking made by me, a lowly Blue member) and we're trying to pre-select seats for the return part in a couple of days but the system wants to charge us. Is it just a question of the system not being properly updated yet or is there some special way of doing it that I'm unaware of? The tier points have been credited and it says in her account that she has reached bronze.

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6. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Lex, blue members (as am I) do not get free seat selection....

well if you look up the executive club it says blue from 24hours before departure (LOL so does everyone)

Bronze from 7 days

Gold and silver from time of booking

Almost got bronze this year, lost all my tier points when it reset last week.....

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7. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Oh forgot those with fully flexible tickets and families with infants - they also get free seat selection

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8. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Sounds like something in the computer hasn't clicked yet Lex.

I just go into MMB and select the seats, there is never a charge.

Maybe give the EC a call.

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9. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

I think you're right. On her EC account it says that he she has reached bronze, however, on the top it still says: 'Blue Membership number: XXXX'.

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10. Re: BAEC - free seat selection question

Phone them if its not working tomorrow morning.