Fare Class V or more commonly known as Main Cabin (V) is a revenue fare/booking class of service on Delta Air Lines. The V fare class is the lowest (least expensive) fare classes in the Main Cabin and tickets are considered deeply discounted. This fare class is eligible for complimentary upgrades for SkyMiles members who hold Medallion status.
Fare Class V is the lowest main cabin fare class available. You can book Basic Economy; however there are significant limitations in Fare Class E, especially to SkyMiles members with Medallion status.
Below is a human-readable description of this fare class and the expectations passengers should have when flying with a V fare class.
Fare Class V booking information
Important information to know when booking Fare Class V on Delta Air Lines.
Fare Class V upgrade eligibility
Important upgrade eligibility and upgrade order information with a Fare Class V ticket on Delta Air Lines.
Fare class V is the lowest fare class (10 higher fare classes out of 11 total Main Cabin fare classes), which puts you lowest on the upgrade list for your Medallion tier. Higher medallion tiers, higher fare classes and PM/DM’s who have applied a RUC and GUC will be higher on the upgrade list than this fare class.
Complimentary upgrades are available for SkyMiles Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond Medallion members. Complimentary upgrades clear based on the official upgrade priority list here.
Fare class V is the lowest fare class, which puts you at the bottom top of the upgrade list for your Medallion tier.
SkyMiles Medallion frequent flyer earnings
Important Medallion earning information on a Fare Class Q ticket on Delta Air Lines.