Delta Updates Baggage Policy for Active U.S. Military Traveling on Military Orders   

Effective for travel on or after June 21, 2017, Delta is updating its baggage policy for active U.S. military members traveling on military orders on or after June 21, 2017, regardless of their ticketing date.

Key Change Summary

Any active U.S. military member traveling on orders, on Delta-marketed/Delta-operated flights, on or after June 21, 2017, is entitled to five free bags up to 100 lbs. each. This applies to travel worldwide in any cabin of service (subject to any applicable embargoes or regional weight restrictions).

Previously, U.S. military traveling on orders were entitled to four free bags up to 70 lbs. each in Delta Comfort+®, Main Cabin or Basic Economy and five free bags up to 70 lbs. each in First Class, Delta Premium Select and Delta One® (subject to any applicable embargoes or regional weight restrictions).

The policy for active U.S. military traveling on personal travel remains unchanged.

Travel Effective Date

Ticketing Date

Cabin

Free Allowance

Regional Scope

Market Exceptions

 

 

Prior to June 21, 2017

 

 

 

 

All

Delta Comfort+

Main Cabin

Basic Economy

 

4 pieces up to
70 lbs./piece

 

 

Worldwide

None (but allowances are subject to any applicable embargoes or regional weight restrictions)

First, Delta Premium Select, Delta One

5 pieces up to
70 lbs./piece

On or After June 21, 2017

All

All

5 pieces up to
100 lbs./piece


Resources

Visit the Delta Professional Travel Agency website for complete baggage information or visit delta.com/baggage.

 
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