Air India upgrade

Old Feb 16, 19, 8:01 pm
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Air India upgrade

i have redeemed some miles from turkish on air India to London in economy class. I have the air India PNR if I would like to upgrade the same again using air India miles would it be possible?
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Old Feb 16, 19, 9:00 pm
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Nope. Only Y & B classes are eligible for *A upgrades.

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Old Feb 18, 19, 2:40 am
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what you want to do is not possible but you might be better off getting a cheap revenue ticket & use ai miles to upgrade....sometimes the one way fares are incredibly cheap....i remember once getting a del-cdg one way ticket for inr 14k & i upgraded that using miles....
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Old Feb 18, 19, 5:21 am
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Today with AI having a tiered approach to Y - J upgrades it would be hard to do this. You'd need a really really cheap ticket to make this work. 14k + 40k miles.... yeah I'd do that. But I doubt the LHR routes have tickets going that cheap.

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Old Feb 18, 19, 9:45 am
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Originally Posted by PiperAtGatesofDawn View Post
Today with AI having a tiered approach to Y - J upgrades it would be hard to do this. You'd need a really really cheap ticket to make this work. 14k + 40k miles.... yeah I'd do that. But I doubt the LHR routes have tickets going that cheap.
this was during an ai sale where fares were upto 50% off....

i've seen one way fares between del-lhr go down to around inr 18k but they usually remain around inr 23-24k on the lower end....

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Old Feb 18, 19, 1:20 pm
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I don't know where OP is traveling from. I was thinking more of BOM prices which are usually 25-28k types..

Even then the cash + miles - 25k INR + 45k miles (or less) gives you spectacular value @ of 2INR/mile or more! Buying an award outright ~1.3INR/mile. Crazy!
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