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Hi! How do I increase my probability of getting upgraded to first class? Thanks!
[QUOTE=”Dara, post: 62216″]Hi! How do I increase my probability of getting upgraded to first class? Thanks![/QUOTE]
Are you just asking generally? Or do you have a flight booked on a particular airline? The reality is that is difficult to get upgraded (for free) unless you are an elite member of an airline’s frequent flier program. I mostly fly AA, and I often get upgraded on the routes I fly. When I have flown something like DFW to LAX, not so much.
Another way is to pay for upgrades at the gate (or when checking in at a kiosk). I think United offers this quite a bit.
But to get back to your original question of how do you increase your probability – fly less business-heavy routes; fly on off days (Tuesdays); and work your way up to the top tier of an airline’s frequent flier program.