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Upgrade window on LH with miles: J to F

Upgrade window on LH with miles: J to F

  1. Anonymous

    Hello,

    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.

  2. Anonymous

    Which carrier issued the ticket?

  3. C-YEG

    United,thanks.

  4. Anonymous

    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.

  5. Gaurav

    Here is the page for more details: [URL]https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/mileageplus/awards/upgrade/saua.aspx[/URL]

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