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Is it possible to change airline ticket class?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by The Jackal, May 18, 2013.

  1. The Jackal

    The Jackal Newbie

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    I always had this fantasy: buying an economic fare...then with the touch of "magic" fly first or business class.


    Do you think is remotely possible or I am just dreaming?
     
  2. MatthewWoodward

    MatthewWoodward Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi,

    I always ask at checkin and during boarding, sometimes they offer cheap rates or if you can build a rapport with the person behind the desk they'll chuck you up for free, rare though =/
     
  3. RushingWind

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    Unless you mean hacking into their system, you're dreaming big time lol ;)
     
  4. Leith

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    Rare :) Tried it before at the counter and didn't go too well..
     
  5. The Jackal

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    lol are you kidding me guys? If I wanted to be nice, I'd contact customer care, not a Black Hat forum...
     
  6. The Jackal

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    Really? Because a system is hacker-proof or because you don't know how to do it?
     
  7. RushingWind

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    Then what exactly do u want to do? You don't mean hacking, you don't mean asking nice. You want us to buy the ticket for you?
     
  8. WayneInc

    WayneInc Senior Member

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    It's not possible until you have a good relation with desk person.
     
  9. The Jackal

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    LOL :) Of course I meant hacking or cracking whatever is more appropriate.
     
  10. RushingWind

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    You'd get ejected in mid flight if they find out. Anyway I'm not a hacker so ill leave this to the pros ;)
     
  11. The Jackal

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    well...I guess I would have to sleep with a hot skinny babe...such is life.
     
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  12. RushingWind

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    :) good luck :)
     
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  13. The Jackal

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    :(

    I guess my first posts were not appreciated but I have intentions to stick.
     
  14. RushingWind

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    Believe me I went through the same stage. I didn't mean anything bad. Good luck with your SEO. :)
     
  15. RushingWind

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    Lol :D
     
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    phluid Power Member

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    Very Possible! Get an AMEX Black Card. Most airlines give you free first class upgrade, I generally fly with Delta and get the free upgrade 90% of the time. The only time I don't receive it is if first class is already fully booked by paying customers.
     
  17. The Jackal

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    I don't live in America.

    Come on, I am only wondering if it is possible to hack an airlines server and change the booking after you pay for economic fare.

    It's just a curiosity, I am not asking to do it. Doing it would be fraud and am not asking anyone to commit fraud.
     
  18. jstover77

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    I fly US Airways a lot, and many times you can upgrade to first class for $200 per person. I fly to Jamaica at least 3-4 times per year, and there are always first class available. For $200 per person it is worth it to me. Shit, the wife and I drink at least $150 in liquor, and bags are free. Take into account free food, and getting on and off the plane first, and it is certainly worth it for me.

    All the other airlines I have tried only offer upgrades to their frequent fliers or want to charge outrageous amounts.
     
  19. The Jackal

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    Yes that's right, try with any long route such as London - Sydney : good luck with that, you are looking at 4 figures.
     
  20. blackouts

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    Guys, there is a way to do this, without paying 1 dollar extra!!
    I already got business class 3 times with this free method, once from Dubai until São Paulo with Emirates!! Now i can't go back to economics after having experienced the treatment in first class!

    Here it goes:
    You check in to your flight the normal way, then you go for some duty free shopping and you wait the MAX possible to go to the boarding for the plane. Wait until the last minute before boarding, until the "last boarding for flight blabla announcement", then you present yourself at boarding. Chances a high that the plane is overbooked and they have no more space in economic, then they will you upgrade to business or even first class for free!!

    Note: this only works on busy dates or when the plane is overbooked, but chances are high, you have nothing to loose! A stewardess friend of mine told me this little "secret" and i happens all the time!! And if the plane is full in business-first class the will offer you money or a hotel room for free!!

    Note2:Now don't go spread the word outside BHW, if not this method will be saturated very quickly!! Enjoy!