*G via UA on LH flight - premium eco?

Old Mar 8, 17, 3:47 am
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*G via UA on LH flight - premium eco?

Hi,
any chance of getting such upgrade?
It's Lisbon to Frankfurt to Los Angeles.

Thanks,
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Old Mar 8, 17, 3:58 am
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Only as an op up. There's a chance, yes. Is it likely, no
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Old Mar 8, 17, 1:57 pm
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Close to zero. Dozens of pax (higher booking class, HON, SEN, FTL) will be ahead of you in the line for an op-upgrade.
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Old Mar 8, 17, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by ranshe View Post
any chance of getting such upgrade?
It's Lisbon to Frankfurt to Los Angeles.
Just to be clear, upgrades are not a *G benefit. If the PE cabin is oversold, an op-up would be possible but this is an infrequent occurrence.

Originally Posted by SK AAR View Post
Close to zero. Dozens of pax (higher booking class, HON, SEN, FTL) will be ahead of you in the line for an op-upgrade.
That's an overstatement. *G do get op'ed up by LH on occasion. And a *G in PE pax would rank pretty high on the list.
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Old Mar 8, 17, 6:23 pm
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Originally Posted by ranshe View Post
Hi,
any chance of getting such upgrade?
It's Lisbon to Frankfurt to Los Angeles.

Thanks,
Highly unlikely...
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Old Mar 9, 17, 2:46 am
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Originally Posted by ranshe View Post
Hi,
any chance of getting such upgrade?
It's Lisbon to Frankfurt to Los Angeles.

Thanks,
LH is not UA
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Old Mar 9, 17, 11:08 am
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and LH PE is not UA E+ ;-p
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Old Mar 11, 17, 6:48 am
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Originally Posted by vbroucek View Post
LH is not UA
Given that 6 out of my 6 previous GPUs did not clear on UA, I'd say the probability on LH is a lot higher ....
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Old Apr 4, 17, 4:06 pm
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As a *G I've gotten a lot of op ups from Premium eco to business when flying Lufthansa. Although that could be because prem eco has very limited number of seats
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Old Apr 5, 17, 3:44 am
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And given UA doesn't even give its E+ to other *G one has to wonder why a real Premium Economy would be offered to UA elites....

Just sayin......
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Old Apr 5, 17, 5:19 am
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Originally Posted by ranshe View Post
Hi,
any chance of getting such upgrade?
It's Lisbon to Frankfurt to Los Angeles.

Thanks,


I understand that you are asking whether there is a chance to get upgraded from Y to PE. The answers would be the same as those given from PE to C. However, a paid upgrade at the gate would not be outrageously expensive.
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Old Apr 5, 17, 10:14 am
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You have some options to purchase an upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy, if the ticket was issued by Lufthansa (220-).
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