Buying upgrade does it change your fare class?

Old Nov 9, 19, 7:00 am
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Originally Posted by JoelThomas View Post

A few months ago, but I upgraded only LGA-PWM leg and got the MQM bonus on that leg.
I didnt realize that. I knew you got the MQD, but thought you only got the bonus if it was an actual upgrade (meaning all segments). However checking mine I see the same thing.
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Old Nov 9, 19, 7:21 am
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So does that mean on segments one can earn the higher mqm?

If pax is going from rdu to sfo and pax upgrades rdu to atl they would earn the bonus on the rdu to atl leg even if on the same trip atl to sfo was not upgraded?
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Old Nov 9, 19, 8:56 am
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That's what this look like, although we don't know whether the original ticket was a broken fare or not. It could also be a lucky mistake or some sort.

Has anyone upgraded a seat on line recently and noticed whether delta.dumb shows the number of MQMs to be earned the way MQMs are shown at the time of ticket purchase?
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