Within North America (US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean) and Northern South America (Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela), Mileage Upgrade Awards may be used to upgrade on published fares booked in Y, B, M, S, H, Q, K, L, U, or T class. For all other International markets, Mileage Upgrade Awards on Delta-marketed and operated flights may be used to upgrade on published fares booked in Y, B, M, S, H, Q, or K class. For flights marketed and/or operated by Air France/KLM, Mileage Upgrade Awards may be used for a one-class upgrade on published fares booked in Y, B, or M class. For Air France-operated flights, upgrades are available from Economy to Premium Economy to Business only on transatlantic Joint Venture flights between U.S. cities and Paris (CDG and ORY). Contact a SkyMiles representative for more information regarding Air France/KLM mileage upgrades.
No attempt is made to indicate fare rules like minimum stays, Saturday night requirements, advance purchase rules, etc. You will find that these will vary within a primary class. Class codes like Y06 for example, indicate a Y class fare but some special conditions exist (indicated by the suffix 06). Still, the upgrade rules for Y class apply.
Medallion Upgrade Order Priority
View your upgrade priority based on your Skymiles status and fare class. Medallion Upgrade Priority Calculator
When does your Medallion Status update?
Delta is now processing members to elite status the night immediately following the flight that makes the member elgible for medallion status - no more weekend waits!
If I use "Pay with
miles" will I be able to receive upgrades or accrued miles?
Tickets purchased with full or partial Pay with Miles redemptions are not eligible for mileage upgrades, Systemwide Upgrades, Global Upgrades or Regional Upgrades. Basic Economy (E) fares are not eligible for paid or Medallion Complimentary Upgrades, regardless of Medallion or other elite status.
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