United We Fall: UA Elites Are Getting the Rough End of the Upgrade Stick to Europe

Plus, how you can go from 0.5% odds (i.e. 1 in 200) of getting mileage upgrade to Business Class seats to 100% odds

Our team needs some cheering up. They’ve been searching for United Business Class mileage upgrade availability to Europe, only to find they’re as scarce as a giggle in the Tower of London. We’ve also surveyed American Airlines and found similarly grim news.

Yes, in a post-lockdown world, the airlines are being very stingy. So, are we going to just take what United is giving us? Of course not. Giving up isn’t in the FCF Upgrade DNA.

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