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upgrade a ticket when already check in
i book a ticket by aeroplan fore today in economy and i check in by united and i upgrade to economy plus i wend beck to aeroplan and find available first class and they say we cannot upgrade because you check in dose anyone know what i can do
Hi Zaly, typically once you check in, your ticket is now “under airport staff control.” If you’re traveling today, I assume you’ve already left. But, in the future, your only option would be to either not check in until the last possible minute. Or, book the first class seat separately and hope you can still cancel your economy ticket.
And some airlines limit you to a one-cabin upgrade. So they’d let you upgrade from economy to economy plus but not from economy to domestic first class. That rule may vary between airlines but it’s something to keep in mind.