Delta Brings Back Complimentary Upgrades for Frequent Fliers
Delta recently took away complimentary upgrades for frequent flyers on the majority of premium transcontinental routes, but they are now reversing that policy.
Delta said it would be bringing back same-day, complimentary upgrades on premium transcontinental routes — even those that operate with lie-flat seats. The upgrades will be limited to the day of travel and won’t clear in advance like typical elite upgrades.
Like typical complimentary upgrades, priority for the open seats will also fall to highest-tier Diamond elites first, so low-ranking SkyMiles members may find an upgrade unlikely.