It really depends on the route and the equipment. On the B/F 757s, 753s, 767s and 777s on domestic routes it can be hard. I made silver elite last year on CO
and will renew that this year. On about half of my flights I can upgrade. EWR
is mostly plats or full fare upfront as well as many of the texas routes. I have gotten upgraded to Florida several times, and on most of the transcons. an I usually fly over 100,000 miles a year but most of it is non-rev. Some times it seems like I get more upgrades while non-reving, because I am only silver. The upgrades on NW
are also a very nice benifit that I have used a couple of times.
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