When Business Class Is Cheaper Than Coach

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You would think Business Class would be more expensive than coach on Delta, but think again! On an upcoming transcontinental flight from New York, after I had selected seats and confirmed my reservation, I was given the option to upgrade from coach to either Business class or Comfort+.

When Business Class Is Cheaper Than Coach

When Business Class Is Cheaper Than Coach

Naturally, you would think Business Class would be more expensive, but to upgrade from my Q fare in coach it’s only $54 vs. $119 to upgrade to Comfort+.

I can’t imagine anyone paying more money to upgrade to Comfort+ over Business Class.

Good job Delta on this one…

Have you ever run into a situation where first/business class was cheaper to upgrade than a better seat in Coach, feel free to share below!

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  1. Recently was trying to book a SJO – CVG ticket on AA metal, coach was +300 USD more expensive than Business class…

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