Old May 8, 10, 9:49 am
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Originally Posted by domyoji View Post
So I am taking DL634 out of NRT to SFO on May 11. I checked seat availability and 21 seats are open in Biz Elite (I imagine some of these are sold, but unassigned). Anyone wanna give some pointers on how I might weasel my way up there from a upper row Coach ticket?
Get enough of your friends without status to fly with you so as to over-sell coach and you get an op-up .

Seriously the coach over-sell is really your only hope. Of course, it would never hurt to ask at the gate (expect 'no' though).
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