Low Fare with Restrictions
Save with Basic Economy, but please remember refunds and upgrades are not available at any time. Basic Economy is best for those traveling by themselves with firm travel plans. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the restrictions so you know if Basic Economy is right for you.
Keep in Mind, Basic Economy is Just the Basics
With Basic Economy, you'll enjoy:
- A Main Cabin seat
- Delta’s signature service
- Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages like Starbucks® coffee, tea, juice, sodas or water
- Connect to Delta Wi-Fi to book, change, or check the status of your flight on delta.com
- Complimentary access to in-flight messaging as well as hours of movies, shows and more on Delta Studio®
With Basic Economy, you’ll experience:
- No seat(s) assigned until after check-in, not together
- No changes allowed*
- Cancelable for partial eCredit (cancellation charge applies)**
- Last to board & not eligible for upgrades
- No miles earned; no credit toward SkyMiles Medallion Status***
Know the Details on Basic Economy
*Ticket changes or refunds not allowed after the Risk-Free Cancellation period.
**Basic Economy tickets are generally non-refundable and non-changeable. However, some Basic Economy tickets originating from Europe, Africa, and other international markets may be changeable for a fee. Check the ticket restrictions for details. For tickets issued for travel originating in Korea, tickets will be refunded to original form of payment after deducting the cancellation charge. For tickets issued for travel originating in Europe, the cancellation charge is €200 for tickets issued on or after February 23, 2023 (€150 for tickets issued prior to that date). For tickets issued for travel originating in the United Kingdom, the cancellation charge is £200 for tickets issued on or after February 23, 2023 (€150 for tickets issued prior to that date). For tickets issued for travel originating in Africa, Middle East and India, the cancellation charge is $200 for tickets issued on or after February 23, 2023 (€150 for tickets issued prior to that date). Check your ticket along with the Baggage & Travel Fees page to view the fees that apply to Basic Economy tickets.
***Not eligible for MQM, MQS or MQD earn, paid or complimentary access or upgrades to premium seats, including to Delta Comfort+® or Preferred Seats; and no paid access to Priority Boarding.