Old Aug 2, 12, 10:38 pm
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LarkSFO
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post
Your profile shows that you are Premier Exec which UA has mapped to 4th tier in the CPU upgrade scheme: GS>1K>Platinum>Gold>Silver>Dirt. As a 1K I often buy tickets at the last minute. Last week I bought a ticket the same day that I flew, about 6 hours in advance and I was #1 on the upgrade list with 1 seat remaining. I cleared at the airport less than an hour before the flight. Of course it is route dependent, but your chances of clearing with higher status is greater.
Was your ticket booked in Y?
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