Last minute upgrade sucks :)

 
Old Apr 25, 09, 2:26 pm
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Last minute upgrade sucks :)

So I'm om NW360 leaving soon to MSP. 20 minutes from boarding, I checked the upgrade list on nwa.com and it said I'm 1 out of 7 but first class is full. So I went to get some quick food since I thought I'd be starving in coach. By the time I got back to the gate, there was a boarding pass with 1D waiting for me. My nwa.com reservation still says I'm in Y even with a 1D seat. Weird. But I'm more annoyed that can't eat from the new 1st class lunch menu since I'm full.
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Old Apr 25, 09, 3:03 pm
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So I'm om NW360 leaving soon to MSP. 20 minutes from boarding, I checked the upgrade list on nwa.com and it said I'm 1 out of 7 but first class is full. So I went to get some quick food since I thought I'd be starving in coach. By the time I got back to the gate, there was a boarding pass with 1D waiting for me. My nwa.com reservation still says I'm in Y even with a 1D seat. Weird. But I'm more annoyed that can't eat from the new 1st class lunch menu since I'm full.
PARS is advanced when compared to other airlines systems...depending on what exactly you viewed you might have seen the "ticketed" cabin versus the "flown/seated" cabin (ie when you look at your statement you see "flown/ticketed" as a column and it'll show "R/Q" or something like that....the best way to avoid this is to actually view the "seat" selection
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Old Apr 25, 09, 3:14 pm
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Originally Posted by hw711 View Post
So I'm om NW360 leaving soon to MSP. 20 minutes from boarding, I checked the upgrade list on nwa.com and it said I'm 1 out of 7 but first class is full. So I went to get some quick food since I thought I'd be starving in coach. By the time I got back to the gate, there was a boarding pass with 1D waiting for me. My nwa.com reservation still says I'm in Y even with a 1D seat. Weird. But I'm more annoyed that can't eat from the new 1st class lunch menu since I'm full.
gate upgrades often show Y and an F seat ...
Don't we all prefer EUA, but better a battlefield UG than no UG at all!
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Old Apr 25, 09, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by hw711 View Post
So I'm om NW360 leaving soon to MSP. 20 minutes from boarding, I checked the upgrade list on nwa.com and it said I'm 1 out of 7 but first class is full. So I went to get some quick food since I thought I'd be starving in coach. By the time I got back to the gate, there was a boarding pass with 1D waiting for me. My nwa.com reservation still says I'm in Y even with a 1D seat. Weird. But I'm more annoyed that can't eat from the new 1st class lunch menu since I'm full.
You could've declined the upgrade and been placed in the back of Y, if that works for you...
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I'm trying to feel sorry for you. Trying...but it isn't working.
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Old Apr 26, 09, 10:49 am
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I'm trying to feel sorry for you. Trying...but it isn't working.
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Old Apr 26, 09, 10:57 am
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You're always free to decline the upgrade. ;-)

I very often cancel flights only minutes before departure. If I had been upgraded, this would then have opened up a First class seat. Some passenger on your flight may have done this.
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