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Anybody actually snag an upgrade for Thanksgiving?

Anybody actually snag an upgrade for Thanksgiving?

 
Old Nov 16, 06, 10:08 am
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Anybody actually snag an upgrade for Thanksgiving?

Has anybody actually cleared for an upgrade for next week? Will anybody actually clear before Gate Lottery? The only flight I think I might have a snowballs chance in hell would be my return on Sunday, 11/26 - it's the 777 from JFK-ATL. It's been solid in Y for a few weeks and wide open in BE(F).
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Old Nov 16, 06, 10:16 am
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I have my fingers crossed for the 745am BOS-PBI on 11/22 and for the 730pm PBI-BOS on 11/27. Right now it looks like I might actually have a chance at both, but we shall see.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 10:26 am
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Originally Posted by NHFL9
I have my fingers crossed for the 745am BOS-PBI on 11/22 and for the 730pm PBI-BOS on 11/27. Right now it looks like I might actually have a chance at both, but we shall see.
Last year, we (wife and I) cleared on the 11:30am SNA-ATL on 11/22 at the Gate, but this year, I might get in beforehand... We also cleared last year on the Sunday flight, at the gate, but this year, that one looks less likely.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 10:35 am
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I fly ATL-PHL-ATL each year on the Wednesday and Friday. Never get upgraded on Wednesday; always get upgraded on Friday. That's probably the lowest load day of the year and the crews always seem upbeat. Nice day to fly.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 10:56 am
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I've never missed on Wednesday. There are a lot of people traveling for sure, but the % of travelers who are Medallions is much lower.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 10:59 am
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I have a Y fare PBI-ATL and ATL-SLC. They have already told me both FC cabins are full. And I bought the ticket a few weeks ago.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 11:09 am
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I cleared all segments on 19 & 20 November, but had to cancel that trip. I'm cleared on my flight on 18 November.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by pbiflyer
I have a Y fare PBI-ATL and ATL-SLC. They have already told me both FC cabins are full. And I bought the ticket a few weeks ago.
What are your dates and flight numbers? It is possible that there is just no upgrade inventory but seats available that will allow you to clear at the gate or maybe a few days prior if you are lucky.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by NHFL9
What are your dates and flight numbers? It is possible that there is just no upgrade inventory but seats available that will allow you to clear at the gate or maybe a few days prior if you are lucky.
4 out of 4 segments have cleared on WAS-PHX and LA-WAS.

Last edited by El Boocho; Nov 17, 06 at 11:36 am Reason: change 3 out of 4 to 4 out of 4
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Old Nov 16, 06, 12:09 pm
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I have cleared for my 11/21 SLC-SAN flight
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Old Nov 16, 06, 11:01 pm
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Cool! Doesn't look like any Plats cleared on my flights. The flights don't even have "V" inventory.
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Old Nov 16, 06, 11:38 pm
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Just cleared:

20 November 2006
DL 704
LAX - CVG
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Old Nov 17, 06, 2:44 am
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My two flights on 11/20 and 11/22 have cleared already..
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Old Nov 17, 06, 10:16 am
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Yes.

Delta 1194 First (V) Confirmed Confirmed Los Angeles, CA (LAX) 1:00pm
22 Nov 2006 Cincinnati, OH (CVG) 8:13pm 22 Nov 2006



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Old Nov 17, 06, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by NHFL9
What are your dates and flight numbers? It is possible that there is just no upgrade inventory but seats available that will allow you to clear at the gate or maybe a few days prior if you are lucky.
On 11/26 -
PBI-ATL flight 536
ATL-SLC flight 520

When I called, they said that the FC was completely sold out. I did not check on their web site though.
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