Scott O'Leary, Continental's Managing Director of Customer Experience and a former guest on UPGRD, confirmed on Flyertalk yesterday that elite members who hold a Continental Chase Presidential Plus or OnePass Plus MasterCard will be eligible for complimentary upgrades on award tickets starting next year.
- Applies only on Continental flights (not UA--yet) that are currently eligible for complimentary elite upgrades on revenue tickets.
- The prioritization of upgrades will be by elite tier, with award tickets just behind the lowest revenue class.
- The benefit is for the primary cardholder only, though Platinum and Gold companion upgrade benefits will still apply.
- Only Chase Presidential Plus or OnePass Plus MasterCard holders are eligible.
Sounds good to me!
(Tip of the hat to The Wandering Aramean)