Fare Class OV is a fare class used for cleared upgrade space using a RUC or GUC that is marketed as First Class or Delta One on Delta Air Lines.

Below is a human-readable description of this fare class and the expectations passengers should have when flying with a OV fare class.

Delta Fare Class OV

Fare Class OV booking information

Important information to know when booking Fare Class OV on Delta Air Lines.

  • Ability to select seats at time of booking
  • Ability to select preferred seats
  • Carry on luggage FREE
  • Checked baggage for a fee
Delta Fare Class OV

How to book Fare Class OV

Important information on how to book Fare Class OV on Delta Air Lines.

Fare Class OV is marketed as cleared upgrade space supported by the use of a GUC or RUC for First Class or Delta One. Typically, fare Class OV redemption fare class can be found with significant advanced booking.

Delta Fare Class OV

Fare Class OV upgrade eligibility

Important upgrade eligibility and upgrade order information with a Fare Class OV ticket on Delta Air Lines.

Complimentary upgrades

Fare class OV is considered cleared space into the highest cabin of service on Delta Air Lines and thus has no eligibility for further upgrade.

Delta Fare Class OV

SkyMiles Medallion frequent flyer earnings

Important Medallion earning information on a Fare Class OV ticket on Delta Air Lines.

SkyMiles will typically not be able to redeem a RUC/GUC unless they are attached to a Platinum or Diamond medallion member redeeming the RUC/GUC. Earnings are based on the originally ticketed fare class and subject to that fare class’s earnings.

Silver Medallions will typically not be able to redeem a RUC/GUC unless they are attached to a Platinum or Diamond medallion member redeeming the RUC/GUC. Earnings are based on the originally ticketed fare class and subject to that fare class’s earnings and eligibility.

Gold Medallions will typically not be able to redeem a RUC/GUC unless they are attached to a Platinum or Diamond medallion member redeeming the RUC/GUC. Earnings are based on the originally ticketed fare class and subject to that fare class’s earnings and eligibility.

Platinum medallion member redeeming a RUC/GUC will earn based on the originally ticketed fare class and subject to that fare class’s earnings and eligibility.

Earning categoryEarning rateEarns towards
MQM1:1 (Calculated by great circle distance flown)Status
MQS1:1 (Calculated on the segments/flights flown)Status
MQDBased on the ticket priceStatus
SkyMiles/RDM9 miles per $1 MQD spentFree flights

* SkyMiles/RDM earnings never expire. Earnings towards status reset each calendar year.

Diamond medallion member redeeming a RUC/GUC will earn based on the originally ticketed fare class and subject to that fare class’s earnings and eligibility.

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