Based on my experience as a frequent flier that flies Delta a lot, it isn't. Let me explain. Delta has four tiers or levels. I frequently see Diamond medallion members, the highest category in Delta's frequent flier charade, sit in main cabin. There are few upgrades available. As a Platinum member, a Comfort+ upgrade is a blessing for me. I'm usually way down in the First Class upgrade list. I don't have the Delta Reserve card that could improve my chances at getting that upgrade. I can only imagine what the benefit is for flyers with Silver and Gold status on Delta's loyalty program. A free bag? Consider flying Southwest instead.
If you fly frequently on Delta, you know by now that seat upgrades are far and fewer than they used to be. So if you received an email that you've been upgraded, check the seat that the airline has assigned you. There is a decent chance that it's a middle
An easy way to earn some free miles, the next time you're flying Delta, is to be aware of a 20 minute baggage guarantee that the airline offers its flyers. The airline guarantees that your bags will be at the baggage carousel in 20 minutes after the aircraft door is