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How Often do Global Services actually sit in Economy?
To me it seems like GS, or Ex Plat, etc are always getting upgraded to F. I assume GS/ExPlat member usually purchase seats in coach, but almost always get upgraded and never really fly in coach. Is that true?
William, I would assume it would vary by route and how many top-tier members are on a given flight. I was just on a flight Wednesday evening LAX-DFW where the gate agent announced for everyone in Groups 2+ to gate check their carry-ons because nearly half the plane was top-tier members and they’d be boarding first. There were only 16 seats in F and I got one of those with miles. So I’ve got to think there were some EXPs in economy that day.
William I think you might mean 1K instead of Global Services. GS eligibility is based on economic factors other than just miles traveled.