Delta Fare Class Y

What does main cabin (y) mean on Delta Airlines?

Fare class Y is a main cabin full fare revenue class on Delta Airlines mainline and code share flights. This fare class is also used during re-booking due to IRROPS, however mileage earning is based on the ticket (paid) fare class.

Fare class ranking


Higher Fare Classes


Lower Fare Classes


Upgrade probability

Silver Medallion 23.728%
Gold Medallion 49.152%
Platinum Medallion 74.576%
Diamond Medallion 100%

Upgrade probability is based on fare class ranking and medallion status.  These calculations are estimates only and should be used as a general idea of ranking for upgrades at the gate. All complimentary upgrades are based upon inventory availability.

These calculations are not endorsed or provided by Delta Airlines.

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