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Old Mar 27, 19, 6:34 am
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: HKG
Programs: CX MPC, AC Aeroplan
Posts: 82
Originally Posted by dddc View Post
Yikes! Why would people do that? They've missed out on the ground benefits like lounge and extra luggage allowance. Would they even get the tier points and miles for the upgraded cabin?
Probably not common but maybe the person got ill after boarding the plane (hopefully not contagious disease and still decide to travel), like back pain or something and really want a better seat at that point?

On one trip I had a really bad stomach flu on the day I need to travel back home. Luckily, I was in J and had a flat bed and that helped. If I was in Y, I would have asked for a possible upgrade in cash as my mind was like ''I don't care anymore, just want to lie down and get back home ASAP''!
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