What is the Longest Upgrade List Ever????

Old Jan 17, 19, 6:52 am
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What is the Longest Upgrade List Ever????

119 On the upgrade list.... What is the Longest Upgrade List you have ever seen? -Jon

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Old Jan 17, 19, 6:57 am
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119 people on an international flight?! That's nuts. I've seen 60-80 on some short domestic flights where every elite is automatically offered a comp upgrade (sub 500 miles), but 119 people using some sort of instrument (SWU or miles) on an long-haul is nuts.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 6:59 am
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I've seen 60 something from DFW-HKG. But wow
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Old Jan 17, 19, 7:07 am
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I think it actually grew to 127, but didn't get sceenshot of that.......
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Yeah, thats a long list. Hope nobody was getting their hopes up.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 7:32 am
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Holy Crap! Longest I've seen was 40+ for a DFW to SFO route! That's insane! I hope number 127 didn't have high hopes heading to the airport!
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Old Jan 17, 19, 8:30 am
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Originally Posted by emh210 View Post
Holy Crap! Longest I've seen was 40+ for a DFW to SFO route! That's insane! I hope number 127 didn't have high hopes heading to the airport!
I've seen 40+ on routes like DFW-MEM. I imagine some transcon routes can get pretty crazy too.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 8:51 am
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Longest I've seen domestically on AA was back in December on a LAX-DFW 789 flight. About 60 on the list.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 8:59 am
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Originally Posted by dave_261 View Post
119 people on an international flight?! That's nuts. I've seen 60-80 on some short domestic flights where every elite is automatically offered a comp upgrade (sub 500 miles), but 119 people using some sort of instrument (SWU or miles) on an long-haul is nuts.
Pure speculation on my part, but perhaps the high numbers are due to the fact that the 2018 SWUs are about to expire and many were gifted to folks going to AKL and back with many of the pax being low or having no status. It seems like it would be mostly a leisure route.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:09 am
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Lord of the Rings cast reunion trip to Hobitton perhaps?
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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:16 am
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When was this? Maybe there had been a cancellation the day prior.

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119 On the upgrade list.... What is the Longest Upgrade List you have ever seen? -Jon

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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:18 am
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ORD-DFW last week was 75+ on a 787 with 28 first class seats. We will see what it looks like today.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:22 am
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ORD-DFW last week was 75+ on a 787 with 28 first class seats. We will see what it looks like today.
Those are J seats. I think F is 6 or 8. Either way I've been on those flights and usually see lists that length too.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:25 am
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Never seen anything approaching that! I’ve seen lists in the 40s.
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Old Jan 17, 19, 9:31 am
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How many people cleared?
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