The Easiest Way to Get a Flight Upgrade, According to Flight Attendants

It's every economy passenger's dream to be whisked out of the main cabin and into the glamorous world on the other side of the curtain. If your frequent flier status leaves much to be desired, you may believe that this dream will never come to fruition — but you'd be wrong.


Although each flight is different, there are a few common traits that make flight attendants or gate agents pull strings for some lucky passengers.