YVR-SYD.. Best chance for an upgrade?

Old Oct 7, 12, 9:45 pm
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YVR-SYD.. Best chance for an upgrade?

Hi All,

I'm travelling to YVR-SYD near the end of the month (Oct 26th) and using the KVS tool I can see 0 seats in J, but, on the 25th, I see 2 seats still open in J..

I'm a poor lowly Elite, so, I'm curious what people who have experience with this route thing my chances are in getting an upgrade on either of these flights? I realize schedules change last min and seats open up, but, I'm thinking my chances are pretty slim ..

Really hoping for a miracle as this is a 15hr hop

Thoughts?
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Old Oct 7, 12, 10:16 pm
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26th - 0%
25th - 0.001%
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Old Oct 7, 12, 10:49 pm
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25 th code share NZ flight ( same AC flight ) shows 4 C fares in business so more seats then showing on AC flight number
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Old Oct 7, 12, 10:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Dorian View Post
26th - 0%
25th - 0.001%

Haha.. Yeah, that's what I was thinking..
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Old Oct 7, 12, 10:50 pm
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Originally Posted by xLuther View Post
25 th code share NZ flight ( same AC flight ) shows 4 C fares in business so more seats then showing on AC flight number
I still think my chances are going to be nil.. I'm sure all of those will be scooped during the SE window
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Old Oct 7, 12, 11:35 pm
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I'm travelling to SYD from YVR on Jan 10, back on Jan 19, and am also lowly E. Anyone have any insight into whether my chances will be any better? I know AC have 10 flights per week scheduled at that time - perhaps this will help?
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Old Oct 7, 12, 11:38 pm
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I've always understood that YVRSYD is the toughest upgrade in the network.
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Old Oct 7, 12, 11:51 pm
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YVR-SYD.. Best chance for an upgrade?

I've read this on other threads too.. Perhaps I will use my 2012 credits to upgrade my mum LHRYVR instead! Does anyone know if I will have my 2013 credits by mid Jan? Looking at past emails the select privileges emails get sent out at different times different years...
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Old Oct 8, 12, 8:58 am
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Originally Posted by gonzalesflyer View Post
I'm travelling to SYD from YVR on Jan 10, back on Jan 19, and am also lowly E. Anyone have any insight into whether my chances will be any better? I know AC have 10 flights per week scheduled at that time - perhaps this will help?
See here.

If you're travelling in January, then AC 35/36 are your best bet.
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