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AA Premium Economy Upgrades

AA Premium Economy Upgrades

  1. rickyw

    Can’t figure this one out myself, so wondering if anyone can help. What’s the current priority for waitlist when using American systemwide upgrades?

    I am in paid premium economy on a flight to Europe later this year, and wait-listed for systemwide upgrade to business.

    Curious where fare class plays into the wait-list priority. For instance, two passengers with the same status: one with $20,000 rolling EQDs, paid for economy… and one with only $12,000 rolling EQDs, paid for premium economy. Who clears into business first? (Hint, I’m the 2nd passenger with really low eqd’s :rolleyes:)

    Thanks for any insight!

  2. Donna

    I have no personal experience with this but I recently read on Flyer Talk AA forum that the order is:
    EQDs
    Booking Code
    Request Date

    So it would seem that the passenger of the same status with the higher EQD would trump the Higher Booking Code but I wouldn’t bet the farm on it. I’ll see if I can find that link and post it here. In any event, good luck on your trip.

  3. rickyw

    Thanks Gia!

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