AV8AJET From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1361 posts, RR: 1 Posted (10 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2420 times:
Has anyone non-reved on BA transatlantic? If so what class of service did they assign you and how long before the flight did they give you assigned seats? I was hoping to do this in Sept. on the PHX-LHR-GLA flights.
Dl1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 386 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2376 times:
We non-rev'd on them last summer. We were upgraded to business/club and it was an outstanding flight. Very good service and we really enjoyed it. The flight was pretty full, so we didn't get our seat assignments until just before departure.
PA110 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2017 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2375 times:
It really depends on the station, and the loads. From my experience on so-called "firm J" (13J42) tickets, I've been upgraded to F only once and that was due to personal connections. I've been downgraded often, and even left behind several times. BA has a reputation for being really tough on upgrades. Unless your nonrev ticket category is specifically upgradeable, it is more than likely that they would leave you behind on a full flight rather than upgrade you. Best to get to know someone at PHX station. There is some discretion, but only a little.