Upgrade to Business Class between Germany and US for less miles

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    Definitely could reduce availability for SWU's. No doubt there.
     
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    This would seem to especially hurt people trying to use paper UA SWUs on LH flights.

    However, when NW/DL did their one mile to upgrade promo for TATL/TPAC (from expensive coach fares) a couple summers ago, it didn't seem to have much impact, although I had worried at the time. IIRC the window for obtaining these special upgrades ended in early July, for travel through the end of the summer, and a few weeks after the program ended I was able to upgrade a TATL RT for late August at the time of ticketing for my first choice of dates and flights.
     
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    I took advantage of this last year with a B class fare (D outbound to USA/B inbound to EU) as it was only 20,000 miles and saved 1200 EURO- it is a good deal.
     
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