What is “show time?”

“Show time” is the time when a roll call of prospective space-required and Space-A passengers, who are waiting for a specific flight, is made. The total available seats are allocated to travelers based on priority category and date/time of sign-up. Failure to make “show time” may result in not making the flight and “show times” can be changed without notice depending on operational requirements. 35. Why can’t passengers arriving at the terminal after “show time” for a flight be processed for that flight? Passengers should realize that many tasks are performed before a flight departs. Every possible effort will be made to process passengers arriving after “show time” if it doesn’t jeopardize the aircraft’s departure time or mission safety.