I've non-revved on VS
three times. BOS
(G-VXLG) was very lightly booked in both Upper and Economy. It was kind of a zonal ticket, and I didn't get upgraded because they weren't catered for enough meals in Upper. 3 seats in Economy to myself, though.
(G-VSKY) was about 75% booked with plently of open seats in Upper and Economy. The ticket was a station agreement we had with VS
-based employees. Orig when I checked in, they gave me a Premium Economy upgrade, and also a lounge invite. Then when checking in at the lounge, a further upgrade to Upper. Wow. The lounge was fantastic. Upper Class also fantastic.
(G-VSHY) was full... absolutely full. I checked in at the counter and was given Economy. At the gate, my name called, and given Premium Economy. Onboard the aircraft, named called again (and I thought I was getting the royal boot off the plane), but ended up being told to take an open seat in Upper.
So in short, I was put in the lowest class of svc available with open seats, except at IAD
when they were being extra nice... and it was greatly appreciated.
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