ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will begin offering a new travel option for SkyMiles customers which provides access to some of the airline's most popular enhanced travel extras such as checked bags, priority boarding and seat selection for $199. The new package, called Smart Travel Pack, introduces a practical and affordable way for customers to add a suite of extra services and additional comfort for their upcoming business or personal travel.
"We've made it simple for customers to add the most popular travel extras that give them added comfort and convenience," said Tim Mapes, Delta's senior vice president – Marketing. "Our new Smart Travel Pack is a great way for SkyMiles members and their companions to enjoy the additional services while making the most of their budgets."
An eligible SkyMiles member who purchases the Smart Travel Pack will receive:
- Free first checked bag for each passenger traveling in the same reservation
- Priority Boarding to give the entire party more time to get onboard and get settled in their seats with carry-on baggage stowed
- Access to Preferred Seats to allow selection of bulkhead or exit row seats or access aisle or window seat toward the front of the plane at no additional charge
- Discounted Economy Comfort which gives customers the option to upgrade to Economy Comfort for 50 percent less on domestic flights and 25 percent less on international flights
- 20 percent more bonus miles for the SkyMiles member who purchases the Smart Travel Pack to get them to their next Award Ticket faster
SkyMiles members may purchase the Smart Travel Pack on delta.com for new or existing travel through Jan 5, 2014, regardless of travel purchase date. Once purchased, the benefits of the Smart Travel Pack will be included for any travel during the promotional period when customers include their SkyMiles number in their reservation.
Package features are valid for the SkyMiles member who purchases the Smart Travel Pack during the promotion period and up to eight friends or family members traveling with them with the exception of bonus miles which are only awarded to the primary purchaser's SkyMiles account. More information, complete details and full terms and conditions for each feature of the Smart Travel Pack are available at delta.com/smart.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 317 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than $3 billion in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta and Facebook.com/delta.
Terms and conditions:
Only SkyMiles General members are eligible for this offer. To participate in this offer, eligible SkyMiles members must first purchase the Smart Travel Pack promotion through the website and then fly. Flights beginning the calendar day after purchase of the promotion are eligible for benefits. Only non-group reservations are eligible to receive benefits associated with this offer.
Promotion is valid for travel beginning the calendar day after purchase through January 5, 2014 regardless of flight purchase date. This offer is not retroactive and is non-refundable. Benefits of this promotion cannot be combined with benefits of Medallion status. In order to receive benefits, the Smart Travel Pack member's SkyMiles number must be included in the reservation and all companions must be in the same reservation. All SkyMiles program rules apply to SkyMiles program membership, miles, offers, mile accrual, mile redemption, and travel benefits. The rules are subject to change anytime. To review the rules, please visit Membership Guide & Program Rules. Taxes and fees for Award Travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Offers void where prohibited by law. Offers and benefits subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
SOURCE Delta Air Lines