When during the day does United release seats for upgrade buckets?

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  1. DCA1K

    DCA1K Silver Member

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    IIRC, I read somewhere that United revenue management releases seats to the upgrade buckets two (or maybe three) times a day. I tried searching this forum but came up with nothing.

    I am trying to watch expertflyer for upgrade seats and was wondering what time of the day do they update the fare buckets?
     
  2. Wandering Aramean
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    I do not believe there is any set time.

    Fares can be published into the GDSes at specific time intervals but inventory has no rules about when it can or will open up.
     
  3. DCA1K

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    Thanks, WA!

    I was under the impression that when the fares were updated at regular intervals that the upgrade buckets would fill then, too. Your response makes sense, based on my experience.
     
  4. AZjohn

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    Why wouldn't you just set up alerts on EF?
    I do and then it will e-mail me when they pop open.
    John
     
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    I am still learning my way around EF. I just set up my first alert! Thanks, John.
     
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    Kudos on the sig flair. Here I thought I was the only one that collected the old bag tags. YYY is stil one of my fav's
     

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