Fare Class X or more commonly known as Main Cabin (X) is a revenue fare/booking class of service on Delta Air Lines. The X fare class a low (less 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 X is marketed as a Deeply Discount Main Cabin fare class, but is considered a low-tier fare class with 1 lower fare classes and 9 higher fare classes, which means the flight you are booking is empty and tickets in this fare class will be cheap. To book a cheaper fare class, adjust your routing or dates.
Below is a human-readable description of this fare class and the expectations passengers should have when flying with a X fare class.
Fare Class X booking information
Important information to know when booking Fare Class X on Delta Air Lines.
Fare Class X upgrade eligibility
Important upgrade eligibility and upgrade order information with a Fare Class X ticket on Delta Air Lines.
Fare class X is a low fare class (9 higher fare classes out of 11 total Main Cabin fare classes), which puts you low’ish 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.
SkyMiles Medallion frequent flyer earnings
Important Medallion earning information on a Fare Class X ticket on Delta Air Lines.
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Gale Yarborough says:
I have an X Class ticket and have not been able to choose economy or upgrade (by paying) our international seats for an upcoming flight. I booked these through Delta with Latam as partner. I’ve made numerous calls as well as attempts online. Any advise?