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Chance of Upgrade Clearing and Availability (2024 Master Thread)

Chance of Upgrade Clearing and Availability (2024 Master Thread)

Old Jan 14, 2024, 7:01 am
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Chance of Upgrade Clearing and Availability (2024 Master Thread)

I’ll get us rolling for 2024.

PPro w/ 115k LPs this cycle:

1/14/24 AA1692 PHL-DFW: 7/35 on list for 1 seat
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Old Jan 14, 2024, 8:49 am
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Going back just a bit, but I'm 7/7 as a barely-EXP (220k last year, at 190k now) on my last 7 segments:

12/30/23: CMH-ORD, upgraded T-100
12/30/23: ORD-OKC, upgraded T-100
12/31/23: OKC-CLT, upgraded at gate (#1 for 1)
12/31/23: CLT-CMH, upgraded T-24
1/5/24: CMH-ORD, upgraded T-100
1/5/24: ORD-SEA, upgraded T-100
1/6/24: SEA-CMH (AS), upgraded T-120
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Old Jan 14, 2024, 10:04 am
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Originally Posted by nineworldseries
Going back just a bit, but I'm 7/7 as a barely-EXP (220k last year, at 190k now) on my last 7 segments:

12/30/23: CMH-ORD, upgraded T-100
12/30/23: ORD-OKC, upgraded T-100
12/31/23: OKC-CLT, upgraded at gate (#1 for 1)
12/31/23: CLT-CMH, upgraded T-24
1/5/24: CMH-ORD, upgraded T-100
1/5/24: ORD-SEA, upgraded T-100
1/6/24: SEA-CMH (AS), upgraded T-120
None of those cities are that hard to get upgraded on. Try MIA LAX or even MIA DFW on the 777/787 and you can bet your luck will change.
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Old Jan 18, 2024, 12:48 pm
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Originally Posted by fly747first
None of those cities are that hard to get upgraded on. Try MIA LAX or even MIA DFW on the 777/787 and you can bet your luck will change.
Why would I want to do that? And what was the point of thread crapping on my upgrade success?
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