Tips for Increasing Chances for an Op-UP

 
Old Sep 14, 09, 3:52 pm
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Tips for Increasing Chances for an Op-UP

I am flying NRT->DTW this Thursday and the flight looks oversold in coach. What can I do increase my chances to get an op-up if they end up with more checked in passengers than coach seats?

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Old Sep 14, 09, 3:59 pm
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Originally Posted by DLPhoenix View Post
I am flying NRT->DTW this Thursday and the flight looks oversold in coach. What can I do increase my chances to get an op-up if they end up with more checked in passengers than coach seats?

Thanks in for the advice
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-Be a Plat (you are so that's all good)
-Announce to the check-in agent you are willing to take an Op-Up
-Cross fingers.
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Old Sep 14, 09, 4:45 pm
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Old Sep 14, 09, 5:00 pm
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Originally Posted by DLPhoenix View Post
I am flying NRT->DTW this Thursday and the flight looks oversold in coach. What can I do increase my chances to get an op-up if they end up with more checked in passengers than coach seats?

Thanks in for the advice
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How do you know NRT-DTW is oversold in coach on Thursday? Hopefully not from the seating chart. That is irrelevant.
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Old Sep 14, 09, 5:13 pm
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NW26 NRT-DTW on Thurs 9/17/09 currently shows: J3 C3 I1 Z1 Y9 B9 M9 Q9 T9 L9 H9 V4 K4

That flight is anything but oversold.

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Old Sep 14, 09, 5:36 pm
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Originally Posted by RobOnLI View Post
NW26 NRT-DTW on Thurs 9/17/09 currently shows: J3 C3 I1 Z1 Y9 B9 M9 Q9 T9 L9 H9 V4 K4

That flight is anything but oversold.
Yep, and only 3 seats not sold up front.....

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Old Sep 14, 09, 5:57 pm
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Thanks for the advice.
- RobOnLi thanks for the reality check, Yesterday seatcounter showed Y2 and some availability in I. I either checked the wrong date or something changed in the system.
- I will try to pray...

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I have received an op-up several times flying through NRT... each time, upon arriving at NRT on my connecting flight, there was a list at the end of the jetbridge with my name on it (and others) to see the agent standing there, who then handed me my new boarding pass for biz.
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