preboard

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pre·board

 (prē′bôrd′)
v. pre·board·ed, pre·board·ing, pre·boards
v.tr.
1. To board (an aircraft, for example) ahead of the regular time or before other passengers.
2. To allow (one or more passengers) to board ahead of the regular time or before other passengers.
v.intr.
To board an aircraft or other conveyance ahead of the regular time or before other passengers.

preboard

(priːˈbɔːd)
vb
1. to (allow to) board a plane before other passengers
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to set the shape of (a garment, esp stockings) using heat, so that it will not lose its shape during washing

pre•board

(priˈbɔrd, -ˈboʊrd)

v.t., v.i.
to board before the usual time or before others.
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It reduces some of stress of being in airports." He said he viewed airports as "just below hospitals in terms of stress level." At the gate, McCann said, he typically preboards -- an option airlines must extend to anyone with a disability.
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It states, "and then check their (wheelchair) as luggage." According to the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), as long as the passenger preboards and there is no upline luggage in the in-cabin closet, the passenger's folding wheelchair has priority.