Delta Airlines Cancellation Refund Policy
Delta offers a generous cancellation and refund policy that allows passengers to cancel or change their flights under certain conditions. The specific cancellation and refund policies vary depending on the fare class and ticket type.

You can also take benefit of Delta Airlines 24-hour risk-free cancellation policy for tickets purchased directly from Delta Airlines, including Basic Economy fares. This means you have up to 24 hours after booking to cancel your ticket for any reason and receive a full refund with no cancellation fee.

Cancellation of Delta Airlines SkyMiles Award Tickets: Cancellation fees for SkyMiles Award Tickets are based on the value of the ticket in miles. In general, tickets can be canceled for a charge in miles, and the remaining mileage balance will be redeposited into the passenger's SkyMiles account.

Delta Airlines Cancellation Policy
Delta Airlines cancellation fees & policy vary depending on the fare class and ticket type. For example, Basic Economy tickets cannot be canceled or refunded, while Main Cabin and Delta Comfort+ tickets can be canceled for a charge of $200.

Here's a breakdown of the delta cancellation fees for different fare classes:
Fare ClassCancellation Fee
Basic EconomyNon-refundable and non-changeable
Main Cabin, Delta Comfort+$200
Delta Premium Select, Delta One, First Class$250

To cancel a Delta Airlines ticket, you can:
  • Visit My Trips on
  • Call Delta Airlines customer service at 1-800-221-1212.
Delta Airlines refund policy
Delta Airlines offers a variety of refund options depending on the fare class, ticket type, and reason for cancellation.

How to Request a Delta Airlines Refund

To request a refund, you can visit My Trips on or contact Delta Airlines customer service. You may also be able to request a refund through the Delta mobile app.

Delta Airlines SkyMiles Award Tickets
If you cancel a SkyMiles Award Ticket, the refund amount will be based on the value of the ticket in miles. In general, you will receive a refund of the remaining mileage balance after deducting a cancellation fee in miles. The specific cancellation fee depends on the type of Award Ticket and the time of cancellation.

Delta Airlines Exceptions to Refund Policy
There are a few exceptions to Delta's refund policy. For example, tickets issued for travel originating in Mexico cannot be canceled or refunded. Additionally, tickets for certain special fares or promotions may have different cancellation terms.

Delta Cancellation and Refund Policy with Airline Explore
Delta Airlines' cancellation and refund policy is designed to provide flexibility and convenience to its customers. Here's a summary of the policy and how it aligns with the benefits of the Airline Explore program:

Airline Explore Benefits
Delta SkyMiles Medallion Members, who are part of the Airline Explore program, enjoy additional benefits related to cancellations and refunds:

Waived cancellation fees: Medallion Members may be eligible for waived cancellation fees, depending on their Medallion status.
Full refunds for canceled flights: Medallion Members may receive full refunds for flights canceled by Delta, even if the fare class is non-refundable.