Old Oct 27, 08, 5:54 am
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bdemaria
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Originally Posted by SJCFlyerLG View Post
On a 5:30PM flight DFW-SJC on Friday, there were 32 passengers on the upgrade list. I was number 8, and I booked this ticket 10 days out. I am even having trouble getting exit rows now.
Being #8 on that route as/a PLT who booked 10 days out isn't bad at all.

W/smaller airports such as SJC I think the problem is not so much the significant jump in elites but rather route reductions. There are 6 SJC-DFW flights, but now only 2 SJC-ORD flights. Fewer flights = more pax.
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