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Old Jan 3, 11, 10:11 pm
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Preferred Seats registration

I am sitting in Y with my wife on my trip back to LAX this week and have registered for preferred seats already. Is there a way of enhancing my chances (without being a status member on Matmid) of getting the seats?

Also, is there a way to request a specific seat as opposed to the general category of preferred seats?
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Old Jan 4, 11, 1:35 am
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I am sitting in Y with my wife on my trip back to LAX this week and have registered for preferred seats already. Is there a way of enhancing my chances (without being a status member on Matmid) of getting the seats?
No. There's a priority list, and topping the list is TPLs, Plats, then Golds, and their traveling partners. After that is Silvers and KDL members, and then regular Matmid members. I do believe though that once it reaches regular Y pax, the priority list goes by fare class.

Also, is there a way to request a specific seat as opposed to the general category of preferred seats?
Once notified, you can request any available preferred seat.
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Old Jan 4, 11, 3:25 am
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Originally Posted by EliteLAX View Post
I am sitting in Y with my wife on my trip back to LAX this week and have registered for preferred seats already. Is there a way of enhancing my chances (without being a status member on Matmid) of getting the seats?

Also, is there a way to request a specific seat as opposed to the general category of preferred seats?
don't expect too much.
you can look at expertflyer.com for the seat map of your flight and see if even those seats are available.
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Old Jan 4, 11, 5:17 am
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Arrive early at the airport.
I registerd for a seat for a flight from CDG. Got aconfirmation letter. When I came to the airport they knew nothing about it...
Since there was an exit seat available I was able to get it.
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Old Jan 4, 11, 1:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
Arrive early at the airport.
I registerd for a seat for a flight from CDG. Got aconfirmation letter. When I came to the airport they knew nothing about it...
Since there was an exit seat available I was able to get it.
Did you have to pay for it?
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Old Jan 4, 11, 2:53 pm
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don't expect too much.
you can look at expertflyer.com for the seat map of your flight and see if even those seats are available.
I'm not a member on expertflyer.com You want to check availability for me by any chance... LY 005 on Jan. 9, 2011.?
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Old Jan 4, 11, 8:03 pm
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I'm not a member on expertflyer.com You want to check availability for me by any chance... LY 005 on Jan. 9, 2011.?
We have a 5-day Free trial that you are more then welcome to try.
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Old Jan 5, 11, 12:02 am
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Did you have to pay for it?
Payed with points
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Old Jan 5, 11, 2:55 am
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Originally Posted by ELAL View Post
Did you have to pay for it?
Why wouldn't he have had to?

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Payed with points
What was the price in points?
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Old Jan 5, 11, 5:56 am
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What was the price in points?
85
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Old Jan 6, 11, 6:28 am
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And had you paid in money, it would've been $59?
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Old Jan 6, 11, 6:32 am
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And had you paid in money, it would've been $59?
$39.
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