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New policy for paid and miles upgrades (AF/KL) - sept 2017

New policy for paid and miles upgrades (AF/KL) - sept 2017

Old Feb 17, 22, 6:31 am
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Hi

Iím looking at upgrading 2 x AF763 - PTP - CDG one way, from economy to premium on 25/3.
Called up and was told cost would be about Ä600 per seat, but that it wasnít currently available, but could become available?

I donít want to miss out, but also donít want to keep calling/ messaging.

is there a website where I could check?

Any idea how many FB miles I could expect this to cost?
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Old Feb 17, 22, 7:17 am
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Originally Posted by adobbing View Post
Hi

Iím looking at upgrading 2 x AF763 - PTP - CDG one way, from economy to premium on 25/3.
Called up and was told cost would be about Ä600 per seat, but that it wasnít currently available, but could become available?

I donít want to miss out, but also donít want to keep calling/ messaging.

is there a website where I could check?

Any idea how many FB miles I could expect this to cost?
You can check on ExpertFlyer. It seems buckets in Premium are almost sold out (W2 only). They might open some additional in the future but hard to tell.


For a upgrade with miles, again out of luck for now


What might happen is either new buckets that open (only way to find out is to call back to check regularly whether an upgrade is possible in Miles), or you'll be offered an upgrade during check-in, but no way to know about this in advance, neither about availability nor about cost.
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Old Mar 1, 22, 3:19 am
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Originally Posted by offvoice View Post
You can check on ExpertFlyer. It seems buckets in Premium are almost sold out (W2 only). They might open some additional in the future but hard to tell.


For a upgrade with miles, again out of luck for now


What might happen is either new buckets that open (only way to find out is to call back to check regularly whether an upgrade is possible in Miles), or you'll be offered an upgrade during check-in, but no way to know about this in advance, neither about availability nor about cost.

Thanks for your response, much appreciated

How would I get this information myself?
Iíve tried registering for expertflyer, but unless I pay Iím only seeing options to set alerts, not the ability to get what youíve posted?
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Old Mar 1, 22, 3:23 am
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Originally Posted by adobbing View Post
Thanks for your response, much appreciated

How would I get this information myself?
Iíve tried registering for expertflyer, but unless I pay Iím only seeing options to set alerts, not the ability to get what youíve posted?
I do have a paid account - I invest for the community There might be additional ways to retrieve that information, but ExpertFlyer suits me
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Old Mar 4, 22, 9:24 pm
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AF344 CDG-YUL onboard A359 aircraft from An expensive Y ticket (Y/M booking class):

Y to PE: 399 EUR or 32.700 miles
Y to J: 1.199 EUR or 89.000 miles

really absurd.

update, miles fare changed now from 89.000 miles to 107.000 miles. EUR amount is still 1.199.

I really wonder how these algorithms work.
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Old Mar 5, 22, 9:16 am
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Cdg-lys : 79€
lys-cdg : 69€
cdg-zrh : 139€
fra-cdg : 69€

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Old Mar 7, 22, 11:04 am
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CDG to VCE - 99 euro

CDG to LAX
Business (award booking) to La Premiere: $2614.30 or 294,900 miles
I passed on this
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Old Mar 12, 22, 11:18 am
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MPL-CDG - 69€
CDG-JFK : Y --> W 229€ or Y --> J 829€
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Old Mar 15, 22, 12:01 pm
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CDG BKK bought in very cheap Y (x class )
trying to upgrade to J before getting the OLCI offer.
was quoted 1500 euros each or 125000 miles ( thanks but no for a NEV 4 seat)
when I try to modify my ticket by actually changing to a J ticket on the CdG to BKK leg I get 1180 euros (O class) Per person Which would come with extra XP. (Was getting 2300 euros each few days ago)
I was surprised as the current J ticket is sold in C class at a very high price.

i ll wait for the OLCI offer to see what I get.
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Old Mar 15, 22, 1:45 pm
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post
Cdg-lys : 79Ä
lys-cdg : 69Ä
cdg-zrh : 139Ä
fra-cdg : 69Ä
How does it feel to be out of purgatory again ?

Though even 10Ä is expensive for a CC upgrade, those look fine overall. My last MRS-CDG was a nice Ä289 ^^
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Old Mar 15, 22, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by offvoice View Post
How does it feel to be out of purgatory again ?
ha ha ha. All good. I know I am a J sinner and try to remain on a strict Y diet for a while
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Old Mar 17, 22, 12:43 am
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post
ha ha ha. All good. I know I am a J sinner and try to remain on a strict Y diet for a while
Not entirely sure where to post this. I was just given a free upgrade from SXM to CDG. On my boarding pass it read "PDST ultimate". I searched but couldn't find it. But anyone knows what this "PDST" stands for?
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Old Mar 17, 22, 2:14 am
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AMS-CDG 229 euro (19800 miles)
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Old Mar 17, 22, 3:35 am
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CDG BKK
Y to J 1591 EUR or 121300 miles
a bit ridiculous knowing that modification to actual J (in O class) is still at 1190 €.

Y to W 489 EUR or 39 900 miles

Pretty empty flight in Y it seems
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Old Mar 17, 22, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by newflyer27 View Post
CDG BKK
Y to J 1591 EUR or 121300 miles
a bit ridiculous knowing that modification to actual J (in O class) is still at 1190 Ä.

Y to W 489 EUR or 39 900 miles

Pretty empty flight in Y it seems
a friend who has no status on the same flight same class of ticket. He can only see 2 available seats for upgrade in J while i see 12 free ones for upgrade. but his price is almost half mine.

Y to W 279Ä or 39 900 miles
Y to J 849Ä or 121 300 miles
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