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Old May 13, 14, 1:22 pm
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glasnost7
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: DCA/IAD
Programs: United Premier Gold, AirBerlin Gold, Starwood Gold, Avis Preferred, CBP Global Entry
Posts: 497
The Law of No-Shows and Misconnects has helped me get a window or aisle when I was relegated to a middle-4. Just keep an eye on the seat map, especially as departure time nears. As for the upgrade offer calculus, there's no telling. I've had cheaper offers for upgrades from W-to-GPU than I have from paid C/Z/P before. For Europe I wouldn't bother but as flights get over ten hours...
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