There is no chance of business class on the route. You can get F or Y. Business class is filled with upgrades. However, UA
does not allow double upgrades from Y to F, so F is upgrades from business or full fare people.
The chances of F are quite high because very few UA
employees non-rev on the route since UA
does not have that many people in JFK
. Its far easier to get on than ORD
- West Coast. Another tip is that the morning flights out of JFK
and afternoon flights out of LAX
tend to give you a better chance of getting F.
Economy always depends on the day. They overbook, but expect people to upgrade. With on 72 economy seats, it can get tight. However there is a lot of frequency, so you can always get the next flight.
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