Longhaul cash upgrades to LH E/C/F [upto 6 weeks in advance]

Old May 13, 2022, 1:17 am
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I'd take it outright. 12-hour red-eye flight is worth it IMHO.
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Old May 13, 2022, 11:20 am
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Originally Posted by YYCCL3

I see this message in my booking, but if I click add, I receive the following error:

Before you can continue, please check the following:

Unfortunately, we cannot offer you the cash upgrade option for this journey.


My flight is more than 6 weeks away. Is the call center likely to be able to offer me the upgrade at the proposed price? (Don't want to wait on a long hold for nothing).
I thought I'd follow up and since I'm now within the 6 week window I called in to accept the offer for FRA-ORD 1129 USD. So far only one other pax in the cabin and I have a 5 hour layover at the FCT preceding the flight...
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Old May 14, 2022, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by YYCCL3
I thought I'd follow up and since I'm now within the 6 week window I called in to accept the offer for FRA-ORD 1129 USD. So far only one other pax in the cabin and I have a 5 hour layover at the FCT preceding the flight...
Great choice. That's a decent price for that route
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Old May 15, 2022, 6:59 am
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FRA-ORD C->F

FRA->ORD (June flight) for two people

Was offered an upgrade on our D class ticket from C to F for $910 USD/ per person. Cabin had four empty seats for a flight about 3 weeks away.

(Didnt purchase but used United pluspoints which cleared immediately and was able to snag 1A and 1K)

Excited as I have a five hour layover in FRA to enjoy the FCT.
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Old May 15, 2022, 10:21 am
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That's pretty much ideal. Enjoy your flight.
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Old Jun 24, 2022, 2:38 am
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Upgrade Prem Economy (E) to Business (P) - Status Miles

I have Upgraded a flight from Prem Economy (E) to Business (P) by paying extra through the M&M app.

Will I still get the Status Miles applicable to E? (I understand that I may get more miles with E rather than P.)

Thanks for any help.
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Old Jun 24, 2022, 3:20 am
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Upgraded thru the M&M or LH app? If you did a fixed price paid upgrade, you will get status miles according to the new booking class (P).
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Old Jun 24, 2022, 3:20 am
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How much was the upgrade? I have a LH ticket to BOG in E class that I was thinking about upgrading.

I believe you get miles based on original booking class, but I'm not sure.
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Old Jun 24, 2022, 3:46 am
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Originally Posted by SK AAR
How much was the upgrade? I have a LH ticket to BOG in E class that I was thinking about upgrading.

I believe you get miles based on original booking class, but I'm not sure.
There is a really nice chart/faq on this page from Austrian Air: https://www.austrian.com/at/en/upgrades

To my knowledge it is the same between LH/OS (I have done these fixed upgrades in advance on LH and always given higher mileage. Also usually get award mileage for # of status miles instead of revenue based).
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Old Jun 24, 2022, 4:13 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002
Upgraded thru the M&M or LH app? If you did a fixed price paid upgrade, you will get status miles according to the new booking class (P).
Actually it was a fixed-price upgrade through the LH app.

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Old Jun 24, 2022, 4:52 am
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Originally Posted by SK AAR
How much was the upgrade? I have a LH ticket to BOG in E class that I was thinking about upgrading.

I believe you get miles based on original booking class, but I'm not sure.
I don't think what I paid will be a good guide for you. The prices vary massively.

I got a very good price for FRA-LAD, but it's often multiples of the price I paid.
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Old Jun 25, 2022, 5:31 am
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I was offered a ~500 USD J upgrade from economy at check-in on a GIG->MUC flight two weeks ago.
On the flight back, FRA->GRU upgrade bid to J from economy was rejected at T-72h (received email) and later accepted at T-60h (another email) at the minimum bid (~600 EUR). Is this common to reject and later accept?
The new booking class shows P fare; will this class be considered for miles credit or the former Q booking class?
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Old Jun 25, 2022, 5:47 am
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Originally Posted by Yony
Actually it was a fixed-price upgrade through the LH app.
I've never seen this in the Android app - how does it indicate an upgrade is available?
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Old Jun 25, 2022, 7:35 pm
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Originally Posted by SuperFlyBoy
I've never seen this in the Android app - how does it indicate an upgrade is available?
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a fixed price upgrade is always available.
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Old Jun 26, 2022, 1:31 am
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Originally Posted by SuperFlyBoy
I've never seen this in the Android app - how does it indicate an upgrade is available?
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Click on 'More Info and Actions' when you're looking at your booking. 'Upgrade' is there.
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