I don't think so Dwayne. They were your friends and you we traveling with them so they should help them also. They didn't get VIP boarding or the other amenities that Platinum guests have but I don't see what you did to be stepping over the line. The table swap may have even been more difficult if it was just you that wanted to change. with your friends, you made a full table of four...
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