Delta Air Lines to shift to boarding by fare in 2019, as it phases out zone boarding

11 December, 2018

Delta Air Lines announced (11-Dec-2018) plans to extend branded fares to its boarding order, which will come to all Delta-operated services worldwide from 23-Jan-2019. The airline noted it will shift to boarding by branded fare purchased, with "zone boarding" to become a "thing of the past". The change will also will be accompanied by new colour accents distinguishing Delta's fare products (basic economy, main cabin, Delta comfort+, Delta premium select/first class and Delta One). The roll out is expected to be complete in 2019. [more - original PR]