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Upgrades Before FF Programs  
User currently offlineZrs70 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 3527 posts, RR: 8
Posted (7 years 6 days ago) and read 3532 times:

Anyone remember how upgrades worked before FF programs? I recall two methods:

1) You were a regular at the airport, and the agents knew you. That would get an upgrade once in a while.

2) You stood in line at the gate for a seat. When you got to the front of the line, you would allows others to go before you, hoping that the flight would sell out. Then you would approach the agent. There was no FF pecking order for upgrades, so it was often first come first serve.

17 year airliners.net vet! 2000-2016
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User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4904 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3491 times:

3. Being an F/A's son

4. Being well-behaved

5. Coach is full (non-rev trumps rev travel sometimes  Wink )

Worked for me when I was little!

Flying an aeroplane with only a single propeller to keep you in the air. Can you imagine that? -Capt. Picard
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