Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 11 Jan 2017
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Member since 15 Mar 2016
Total posts 117
Nope! No guarantees, you'll simply find out by text and via your online account a couple of days before your flight (its a specific number of hours, I forget how many). P and P1 obviously get preference but you can give expertflyer a look to check loadings for your flight and get a vague idea of probability.
Thanks - thought as much.
Member since 14 Nov 2015
Total posts 43
The upgrade may come through as late as at the gate as you board. It's a lottery!
Member since 12 Jun 2014
Total posts 14
To apply for an upgrade as late as at the gate you need to be the only passenger on a booking I think.
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,003
Hi Carl – as others here have indicated, Qantas offers no way to lock down that upgrade. But fingers crossed that it comes through for you, as it's a great way to fly – I do Sydney-London in Qantas business class a few times each year and always apply for an upgrade, and most of the time it comes through, even if sometimes I get the happy 'upgrade successful' SMS just days before I fly.
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 308
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Qantas upgrade, A380 business class to first class
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