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Old Feb 15, 19, 6:28 am
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Originally Posted by UpUpIntoTheAir View Post
DL 1049 JFK-LAX on an A333 on 12/10

Last I saw before boarding was 126 people on the list with one seat in Delta One available. (Don't want to rub it in that I got that one seat.)
Boarding for SkyPriority must have been like a cattle stampede.
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Old Feb 17, 19, 9:10 am
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Originally Posted by UpUpIntoTheAir View Post
DL 1049 JFK-LAX on an A333 on 12/10

Last I saw before boarding was 126 people on the list with one seat in Delta One available. (Don't want to rub it in that I got that one seat.)
Did you use a ROC/GOC and what was your fare base to be the first on the list?
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Old Feb 17, 19, 11:32 am
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Originally Posted by dcadwell View Post
Tend to agree here, unless you fly off-peak days/times. That's certainly when I have the best success.
Oddly enough, I've never NOT cleared to-from Atlanta, especially NYC-ATL, even as a FO/GM.
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Old Feb 18, 19, 3:54 pm
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Originally Posted by dmarge18 View Post
My BWI/ATL routes are about 50/50 the past year or two, but the IAD/ATL routes are just getting harder and harder, which is surprising. I was 20th on the list at one point last year.
Originally Posted by hockeyinsider View Post
Everything in and out of Atlanta is difficult.
Yep, my usual is RDU-ATL and the reverse. I've seen the list between 60 and 70 a few times and it's routinely over 50. Last week as a PM on a V Fare I was #15 of 51 and then later that week as a PM on a K Fare I was #2 of 44.
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Old Feb 18, 19, 7:54 pm
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Originally Posted by loratliff View Post
Oddly enough, I've never NOT cleared to-from Atlanta, especially NYC-ATL, even as a FO/GM.
Sounds like you got lucky!
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Old Feb 19, 19, 2:04 pm
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I regularly see lists of 75+ coming out of Tampa (ATL or LAX). Apparently a lot of DL elites in the area here.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 5:54 pm
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Flying to ATL-IAD again this week, and I really don't see where people say IAD is an easier upgrade. Consistently in double digits for 0 and often as high as 20, usually on a late $700 flight as a PM.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 9:05 pm
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CLT-PHX today I got the upgrade on the CLT-MSP leg (bulkhead row ... if you can call that an "upgrade") and was 2 of 45 on the MSP-PHX leg when I left CLT with 2 seats showing available in F. When I landed in MSP I was 3 of 46 on the PHX connecting flight.

The ultimate bummer. I'm going to buy the FCM on the way back. To hell with taking my chances on the upgrade list.

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Old Feb 21, 19, 5:40 pm
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Monday 2/18 Midday flight SAN-JFK, Comfort + flew with 3 empty Comfort + seats, 12 on list for the cabin.
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Old Feb 26, 19, 12:49 pm
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Currently 5 of 75 from ATL -->LAX for one with RUC. Not the longest I've seen, but definitely the lowest spot I've had with an RUC.
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Old Feb 26, 19, 1:23 pm
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I know last week on Monday Presidents day a BNA ATL flight had 40 DMs on it, unsure how many PM,GM, SM but I was their that afternoon talking to the Gate Agents and they said when First/DMs boarded that was crazy.
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Old Feb 28, 19, 1:44 pm
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DL1099 MCO-ATL on a 75D, 71 people on the UG list! I was in paid F and was put on this flight due to IRROPS but wow!



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