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Old Feb 4, 18, 2:44 pm
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ryw
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: OAK & SFO
Programs: WN A, DL FO, Marriott Titanium
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Originally Posted by pc95 View Post
Flight departure is 0640, I don't think its connecting from anywhere....possibly there are many business travelers....but would think they'd be taking all the A1-A15 seats first. Its just anomalous from my last 10 flights or so from same origin/destination city-pair.
makes sense if it's a weekday departure and the flight is under 2 hours. Often lots of business travelers (read people with A-list or A+) will be on those early flights to make morning meetings in the arrival city (I've seen this a lot in intra-CA). 40+ A-listers in front of me has happened before. While A+ members should get better numbers than A-list, it's unclear how order is determined within those tiers, but there's been a lot of speculation here about it
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