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You Always Get Upgraded When You Want Upgrades the Least

Last week I needed to be in San Diego for one night. There aren't any non-stops between Austin and San Diego, I rather expected Southwest might have one, but I wound up on American through Dallas. My flight into Dallas was a few minutes early but we had to wait about 20 minutes for a gate. I wasn't concerned as my relatively short connection time dwindled. I didn't need to make it to my connecting gate before boarding started -- for a simple overnight I just had my laptop bag and didn't need any bin space.
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