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What is Delta Airlines Cancellation Policy?

Delta Airlines make sure that the passengers get the best help and assistance even at the time when they proceed to cancel their flight ticket. However, the passengers must learn the rules and regulations mentioned in the airlines' cancellation policy to make it quicker and more reliable. The rules mentioned in the cancellation policy of Delta Airlines are explained here. 

Delta Airlines Cancellation Policy

  • As per the 24-hour risk-free period, the passengers are allowed to proceed with the cancellation of their flight ticket without paying any cancellation charges within the initial 24 hours of making the reservation. However, this rule applies to reservations made at least a week before the flight departure.
  • If the passengers proceed to cancel their flight ticket after 24 hours, in that case, either they will only get the travel credit for their non-refundable ticket or get the refund of their ticket amount after the deduction of cancellation charges (for refundable tickets).
  • If the passengers cancel their flight tickets due to any medical issue, in that case as well, they don't need to pay any cancellation charges. However, they must submit the necessary documents to the airlines supporting their issue. 
  • If the airlines cancel the flight ticket due to any technical default, in that case, they are liable to pay the passengers a complete refund of their ticket amount. 
  • If there is a delay of more than three hours in the scheduled flight departure and the passenger proceeds to cancel their flight ticket, in that case, the airline either provides them with an alternate flight to their destination or a complete refund of their ticket amount along with the compensation for the delay caused by the airline.

How to Cancel My Flight with Delta Airlines?

The passengers can proceed to cancel their flight tickets in various ways, i.e., they can either make it online through the official website, at the airport, or over call. The steps required for the Delta Airlines cancellation process through each method are mentioned and explained here for you.  

Online Method for Delta Airlines Flight Cancellation

  • Jump onto the airline's official website, and once getting connected, you have to select the 'My trips' option.
  • Enter the booking reference code and the last name of the passengers to proceed. 
  • You will get redirected to the flight details page, where you must search and select the 'cancellation' option. 
  • Click on the given option to proceed with the cancellation of your flight ticket.
  • You need to mention the reason for the cancellation before you follow the on-screen process to make the cancellation. 
  • Once the cancellation process is complete, you need to proceed further to get redirected to the payment page and follow the instructions to pay cancellation charges, if applicable. 
  • Once the process is complete, you'll receive the confirmation on your registered email. 

Delta Airlines Cancellation By Phone Call

The passengers can also proceed with the flight cancellation by connecting with the agent over Delta Airlines' cancellation phone Number. The steps that must be followed to make the cancellation are mentioned here as follows. 

  • Dial the contact number 800-847-0578 or 1-839-231-1212 (OTA), and once getting connected, you are required to hear the on-call menu's instructions. 
  • Press 1 for the reservation of our flight ticket. 
  • Press 2 to proceed to make the necessary changes. 
  • Press 3 to initiate the process of cancellation. 
  • Press 4 to request a refund. 
  • Press 9 to connect with the airline's representative. 

Once the IVR process is complete, there will be a short hold, after which the customer service representative will contact you to provide the necessary assistance. 

Delta Airlines Cancellation at the Airport Desk

The passengers can also request the cancellation of their flight ticket at the airport desk during flight delays or any other situation. All they need to do is provide the passengers with the necessary information about their flight and the passenger's details, and the representative at the help desk will proceed with the cancellation of their flight ticket. Once the process is complete, they will receive a confirmation on their registered email or phone number. 

What are the Cancellation Charges for Delta Airlines?

The passengers have to pay a maximum of up to $90 when canceling their flight ticket. However, cancellation charges depend upon various factors, like the time left for scheduled departure and the flight class in which you have made the reservation of your flight ticket. 

Will I get a Full Refund for Canceling my Flight Tickets?

If the passenger has canceled their flight ticket as per the rules and regulations mentioned in the cancellation policy of the airline, in that case, they will be liable to get a complete or partial refund of their ticket amount. Regarding a non-refundable flight ticket, the passengers will only get travel credit for future bookings. 

How can I Avoid Flight Cancellation Charges?

Try to cancel in the initial hours of booking to get the complete refund, or cancellation at the time of flight delay will save you from paying Delta Airlines cancellation fees. In any medical emergency, the airline also completely refunds your ticket amount. However, the passengers must submit the necessary documents to the airline's staff supporting their issue. 


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