Reply To: I constantly lie to get airplane upgrades. Is that unethical?

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I’m a lawyer. If I did this I’d be acting dishonestly and liable to be struck off (disbarred in US terms). So I don’t. In any event, my experience is that any upgrades I get (I’m gold on BA and Emirates) result from my FF status as opposed to anything else. Getting an upgrade is nice but life is too short to go through a pantomime every time you get on a plane.
As one poster put succinctly a while back, the easiest way to get a seat in a premium cabin is just to pay for it..

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