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Fare Class

Search for flights in a particular fare class or higher. If fares in a specified class are not available, then the search results will return fares in a higher fare class. Here are some reasons why you may want a particular fare class:

The table below applies to travel through December 31, 2014. For details on earning miles for travel beginning January 1. 2015, see the 2015 SkyMiles program.

     
Cabin Overview Miles earned MQMs Earned (Purchased Before March 1, 2013) MQMs Earned (Purchased On or After March 1, 2013)
Economy S, H, Q, K, L, U, T, X, V, E
(Lowest fares)
  • Limited upgrade opportunities
  • Most restrictive
100% of mileage 100% of mileage 100% of mileage
Economy M
(Discounted)
  • More upgrade opportunities
  • Some restrictions
150% of mileage 150% of mileage 100% of mileage
Economy B
(Discounted)
  • More upgrade opportunities
  • Some restrictions
150% of mileage 150% of mileage 150% of mileage
Economy Y
(Flexible)
  • Most upgrade opportunities
  • Minimal restrictions
150% of mileage 150% of mileage 150% of mileage
First/ BusinessElite®/ Business
A, P, G, C, D, I, Z
  • Least restrictions
  • Priority check-in
  • Priority Boarding
  • Same-day lounge access (when travelling internationally on Delta, excluding the Caribbean)
150% of mileage 150% of mileage 150% of mileage
First/ BusinessElite/ Business
F, J
  • Least restrictions
  • Priority check-in
  • Priority Boarding
  • Same-day lounge access (when travelling internationally on Delta, excluding the Caribbean)
150% of mileage 150% of mileage 200% of mileage