Comfort Plus - Avoid Middle Seat?

Old Dec 2, 19, 3:51 pm
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Comfort Plus - Avoid Middle Seat?

Hello-

I searched, but couldn't a specific answer to this. I have been able to select Comfort Upgrade eligibility, but only for a Window or Aisle for several months now. But my father, who is a Platinum (I am Gold), doesn't have the choice on his account. Why is that?

Is it still a "random" perk or what is going on?

Thanks!!
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Old Dec 2, 19, 4:07 pm
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Oh good, I thought it was just me that has this option disappear and then reappear.

.. waiting to hear answers
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Old Dec 2, 19, 4:34 pm
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I've never seen it before for advance bookings, and I'm Gold. Somewhere on here someone suggested it wouldn't show for reservations that include a companion, but I just booked a straightforward round-trip ticket yesterday for just myself, and the option doesn't show.
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Old Dec 2, 19, 4:35 pm
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Used to see it, don't see it anymore
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Old Dec 2, 19, 4:45 pm
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I've seen it only once when I was using the app - i had turned off the C+ upgrade request in my desktop browser, and then turned it on using the app just before mobile check in - and it appeared. I have never been given that option on the desktop browser. My brother however, who is FO, is always presented this option across all channels. Annoying to say the least.
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Old Dec 2, 19, 6:08 pm
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Every time I've had the opportunity to use that setting, which can probably be counted on one hand, it has thrown an error.
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Old Dec 2, 19, 6:37 pm
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I believe it is still only shown at check-in (and not a profile option or something you can request at time of booking). They also note it is only available when traveling alone.
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Old Dec 2, 19, 11:15 pm
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Originally Posted by xliioper View Post
I believe it is still only shown at check-in (and not a profile option or something you can request at time of booking). They also note it is only available when traveling alone.
I'm able to do it at purchase or anytime prior to checkin, as well as during checkin.

My father can't enter seat selection at all.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 7:08 am
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It's being rolled out. I got an email about a month ago saying I could now select window/middle/aisle options. It's been available since either online or on the app. Has worked also in the last couple trips.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 11:34 am
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Yeah, so I talked to Delta via Twitter and they confirmed that not everyone has access yet.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 11:36 am
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This is a slooowww rollout.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 3:33 pm
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I had it today in my PHX-SEA itinerary. Declined upgrade into C+, only requested F at booking. Checked in 24 hours ahead, no changes. Then added a bag several hours after check in and instead of the bag screen the “request window/aisle only” option showed up...

weird, yes?
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Old Dec 3, 19, 4:38 pm
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Adding that during boarding just now, GA paged me and confirmed that I indeed wish to decline the middle C+. Since I’m seated in exit row aisle (and am flush with drink tickets) that was a no brained but I do appreciate the extra consideration...
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