While booking flights in Delta Airline you go through the delta seat selection process. You can choose either Delta Basic Economy, Comfort Plus, First Class or Delta One. Most of the travelers prefer basic economy as it is very economic with basic seat structure and in-flight services.
Steps to book Delta Basic Economy Ticket
1. Visit Delta Airline Official Website.
2. In booking box enter your destination with dates, number of passengers, basic economy and search for flight options.
3. Select seat option “Basic” as shown above and proceed for payment option.
4. Enter your personal information with your contact information on which you will get booking confirmation.
5. Select the payment method and complete your transaction. You should receive your booking details and invoice in your email address.
Things you will be getting in Delta Basic Economy Class
1. You can do seat selection while check-in at the gate as per seat availability, In some flights you may get the option to choose a seat by paying extra.
2. You can get a carry on bag for free with you and $30 each way for a check-in bag. It can be changed as in Europe or other countries you may pay extra for each check-in bag.
3. You can spend and earn SkyMiles to book basic economy tickets,
4. Upgrades are not available in basic economy class even if you have delta medallion status.
5. You can only make changes or cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking.
Although basic economy is very affordable but it has few limitations as well, So you can also choose Delta main cabin for more features. You can check a few points differentiating delta basic economy with delta main cabin below:
Delta basic Economy vs Main Cabin
1. Seat selection on basic economy is only possible either 24 hours before flight (if you do online check-in) or at the time of boarding. But in the main cabin, you can choose your seat while booking a flight or any time after that.
2. You can do any upgrades in the main cabin, for example, change seat from the main class to comfort plus class. Although in basic economy doesn’t provide that option.
Delta Basic Economy Check-in Process
Earlier passengers used to do check-in at the airport and select the seats for basic economy class. Nowadays, the delta basic economy seat selection process is very easy. You can go online and log in to access your flight and select the seat. Delta Airlines opens the facility to choose your seat 7 days before the flight departure. You can pay around $30 and confirm your seat selection online as well. Visit delta airlines official site to check the delta basic economy seat assignment.