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Delta Will Now Upgrade Silvers on Award Tickets: Who This Hurts

Delta now offers complimentary domestic upgrades to Silvers on award tickets, a benefit they already provided to higher-tier elites. This move doesn’t cost Delta anything substantive. Domestic first class seats rarely go out empty. This might help a Delta Silver using their miles domestically on a Saturday regional jet flight in a market where the airline is overscheduled like Seattle.
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