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Upgrade window on LH with miles: J to F
I have a paid ticket in D class MUC-ORD on LH metal (UA codeshare) and would like to upgrade to the first class cabin.
I have miles with multiple Star Alliance carriers. What is the best way to attempt an upgrade?
– with Miles and More?
– through UA or another Star Carrier?
Neither shows availability now but there are open seats in F. Can I expect that upgrades may become available within 14 days of travel?
Thanks for any advice.
Which carrier issued the ticket?
If United issued the ticket, you will generally want to use United miles to upgrade. I believe it may also be possible to use LH miles, but I’ve never done it.
Space may be available closer to departure — no sooner than 14 days if using United miles, but more realistically 2-5 days.
Here is the page for more details: [URL]https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/mileageplus/awards/upgrade/saua.aspx[/URL]