Help with seat reserving error

 
Old Sep 18, 15, 7:00 pm
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Help with seat reserving error

Was trying to change a seat on a full flight and I see this error "Heads up!
The number of seats available to pre-reserve are fewer than the number of people in your party. Please check back later or see a Ticket Counter or Gate Agent on the day of your flight."

A seat (middle) was already selected and I was trying to change it. Does this mean the person could get bumped?
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Old Sep 20, 15, 7:05 am
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Originally Posted by UA Fan View Post
Was trying to change a seat on a full flight and I see this error "Heads up!
The number of seats available to pre-reserve are fewer than the number of people in your party. Please check back later or see a Ticket Counter or Gate Agent on the day of your flight."

A seat (middle) was already selected and I was trying to change it. Does this mean the person could get bumped?
Were all the other seats showing as unavailable?
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Old Sep 20, 15, 3:35 pm
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Were all the other seats showing as unavailable?
Yes.
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Old Sep 20, 15, 4:22 pm
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No, it does not mean anyone will get bumped, it only means there are no other seats available to change to (obvious, since you could clearly see that there are no open seats).

That does NOT mean it is a "full flight"! A large number of seats are blocked for elites. (I'm assuming the passenger does not have status.)

Try again during OLCI.
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Old Sep 20, 15, 5:23 pm
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That does NOT mean it is a "full flight"! A large number of seats are blocked for elites. (I'm assuming the passenger does not have status.)
Correct. Several seats just opened up.
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