Well, I made it to Chicago bumpless. Late yesterday the flight showed as Y7 so I knew my chances weren’t good. The flight ended up being full and Channel 9 was on, so I’m a happy camper.
Surprisingly enough I didn’t have to argue to get into the ORD IFL, and the agent actually anticipated what I was going to say before I could say it. Darn good, I tell ya!
I took some pictures, checked my email, and made a few phone calls, and am heading to EWR shortly.
Will report back from EWR and maybe even have a few pictures up from the trip so far.