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In the past I’ve tried Delta upgrade experiments with varying degrees of success. After a few failed attempts at an upgrade, I added the Delta Reserve Credit Card to our wallet in order to gain a higher priority on the upgrade list. I’ve certainly seen my name move higher on the upgrade list as a result, and even snagged a few upgrades I would have otherwise not received. But this week was different, instead of a First Class upgrade, I received a new upgrade experiment first.
Experiment This Week
I find myself on an elite heavy route this Sunday evening. The plane is a 737. I am a Platinum Delta member and have the Delta Reserve card.
I selected the largest plane on this route, Delta’s 737. I also purchased a ticket as soon as I knew the routing and only a high priced M fare was left available for me to purchase.
With only hours remaining before departure, I found myself as number 2 on the upgrade list with 4 seats available.
Unfortunately, I didn’t get the upgrade and ended as number 2 on the upgrade list. But I did get to experience a new first for me on the 737, a seat in the last row.
Top Reasons To Sit In Last Row On 737
- Great view from the back row
- Seat is close to lavatory in case you drink too much
- Clear view out of the window with no engine obstructing the view
- Can recline your seat because there is no one behind you
Did I miss any of the great reasons to sit in the last row of an airplane?
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