Upgrade Broome to Melbourne

Discussion in 'Qantas Frequent Flyer Program' started by pbsavage, Dec 24, 2006.

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  1. pbsavage

    pbsavage Junior Member

    Hi All,
    I am flying Broome-Sydney (via Melb) on 7Jan. I have been able to secure an upgrade from Melb Syd (on QF464) but i can not get one Broome-Melb (QF1051). I am travling alone, and i am only a Bronze FF. Anyone like to rate my chances trying to upgrade each day till 7Jan? Would it help if i got a Plat friend to try the upgrades for me?

    Thanks if anyone has any info.
     

  2. JohnK

    JohnK Veteran Member

    Mar 22, 2005
    39,981
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    If the information I have is accurate then I do not like your chances. There are only 2 business class seats available. Keep trying you have nothing to lose.

    J2 D1 Y9 B9 H9 W0 K9 M9 R9 L9 V0 S0 N0 Q0 O0
     
  3. Wunala Dreaming

    Mar 14, 2006
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    Brisbane
    John K, it *seems* Qantas is willing to sell 2 full J fares and 1 discounted J fare (J/D). If my information serves me correctly, the numbers do not reflect the number of seats available, but the number of fares (Like Red E-Deal) Qantas is willing to sell.

    pbsavage, MEL-BME-MEL is extremely popular for J award flights, people on A/D/LONE* and high-yielding passengers flying to BME for a weekend getaway. It's difficult to determine your chances of getting an upgrade, but the best advice would be to keep trying. I've known QF F/As who have operated BME-MEL/SYD with a full J cabin, yet only 20-50% load in Y.

    Cheers
     
  4. Dave Noble

    Dave Noble Senior Member

    Oct 10, 2005
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    Not necessarily at all. If a D or J fare is sold it might drop to J1D0. There could be 2 seats total available or there could be 3 or there could even, iirc, be more

    Dave
     
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