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Old May 11, 12, 11:32 am
Join Date: May 2012
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Originally Posted by mtkeller View Post
Z availability goes out the window once it goes to the gate upgrade list. Assuming properly transferred from the Z wait list to the airport wait list (a big if!), then the GA should clear you into open J seats as there's not really any more Z inventory at that stage.
Yeah, exactly, that's what I thought - and it should have put me very high on the list, right? I have no reason to think it was not coded properly. More likely that the list was run by the GA to clear those that s/he wanted instead of those that should have been. It is much easier to do on the INTL flights: the GAs have a LOT (like limitless) discretion especially when Y is even slightly oversold, and hence an enormous potential for abuse ...
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