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Risk of no status paid F being downgraded for status upgrader?

Risk of no status paid F being downgraded for status upgrader?

Old Dec 15, 15, 2:16 pm
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Originally Posted by SeoxyS View Post
Curious, how did you get on a DL flight without calling UA reservations to rebook you? Did you get any kind of comp for the screw-up?
With the printed ticket, Delta was able to call United, and have them sign over the ticket to Delta. I got the miles I was supposed to have gotten by taking the flight.

Originally Posted by ua_sp_102366 View Post
Highly Unlikely.. even for UA!
There is no way you can be denied boarding if you have a confirmed seat in first class. Good luck!
There most certainly is a way. I've experienced it!

Last edited by WineCountryUA; Dec 15, 15 at 4:35 pm Reason: merging consecutive posts by same member -- please use multi-quote
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Old Dec 15, 15, 4:34 pm
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Originally Posted by TimeWarp View Post
Hi folks! I'm back. To recap, I flew from LAX to ITO roundtrip as a no status passenger paying cash for a P fare in the first class cabin for about $1100.

Both flights were very uneventful and went smoothly.

It looks like I will be flying LAX to ITO maybe once or twice a year due to family matters. I do like the non-stop flight, but I might want to try Hawaiian (LAX to HNL to ITO) next time if their fare is competitive with United just to see the difference in airlines.

Overall, very pleased and a big thanks to all you veteran fliers for your advice and opinions.
Thanks for coming back and updating! ^

Glad the flights were uneventful, and hope your future travels are as well.

(Side note: I'm EXTREMELY envious of your net jet experiences. That's on my bucket list...)
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