Delta SkyRewards(TM) Program Offers Bonus Miles

SkyRewards customers can receive 5,000 bonus miles with first purchase

Jan 15, 2004, 00:00 ET from Delta Air Lines, Inc.

    ATLANTA, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:   DAL) announced
 today that its SkyRewards mileage sales program is offering 5,000 bonus miles
 for first-time purchasers through March 15, 2004. The SkyRewards program
 offers companies and organizations the opportunity to purchase miles at to use as incentives and rewards for customers and
     To earn the 5,000 bonus miles, the first-time purchaser must enter SRBONUS
 in the promotion code field.
     "We want to encourage large and small businesses to purchase miles to see
 how the program can help increase productivity and sales volume," said
 Christine Pierce, Delta's director of Partnership Marketing. "Delta miles are
 attractive because they are a low-cost, high-value incentive, have universal
 appeal to customers and employees and are a powerful way to acquire, activate
 and retain customers."
     Since January 2003, participants purchasing Delta miles for employee
 incentives have increased nearly twice as fast as participants purchasing
 miles for customer rewards or promotions. Also, approximately 80 percent of
 customers use the miles as an ongoing program with customers and employees.
     "Delta's mileage purchase program makes it possible for a company of any
 size to partner with Delta," continued Pierce. "Approximately 75 percent of
 companies purchasing miles for employee incentives have less than 100
     Companies and organizations may purchase and award miles through the
 SkyRewards program in any amount more than 60,000 for $0.022 per mile, plus
 7.5 percent Federal Excise Tax and a $75 one-time processing fee. Canadian
 residents are subject to an additional 7 percent GST. The company does not
 need to know the recipient's SkyMiles(R) account number to award the miles.
     Individuals may purchase miles for themselves or as gifts for others in
 increments of 1,000 miles at
     Miles may be redeemed for travel benefits such as Crown Room Club
 membership, upgrades and confirmed Award Travel to more than 400 worldwide
 destinations on Delta and its airline partners.
     The ability to purchase miles at further expands offerings
 available to SkyMiles members. At, SkyMiles members can book Award
 Travel, view account balances, sign-up to receive statements and offers via e-
 mail and check-in to print their boarding pass up to 24 hours before their
     Delta SkyMiles members earn miles by flying Delta, Song, Delta Express,
 Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection, Delta AirElite and Delta's worldwide
 partners, including the airline's SkyTeam partners. The program offers
 additional mileage-building opportunities through SkyMiles partners such as
 the Delta SkyMiles(R) Credit Card from American Express, AT&T
 telecommunication services, EarthLink(TM) Internet services, participating
 hotels, car rental companies, restaurants, floral purchases and financial,
 mortgage and realty services.
     Delta Air Lines, the world's second largest airline in terms of passengers
 carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 7,318 flights
 each day to 487 destinations in 82 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle,
 Delta Connection and Delta's worldwide partners.  Delta is a founding member
 of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive
 worldwide destinations, flights and services.  For more information, please
 visit .
     Offer valid to 3/15/04. Not valid with any other offer. To qualify for the
 5,000 bonus miles you must make a purchase through the SkyRewards program
 using the promotion code SRBONUS in the purchase form. Using the promotional
 code in the program application will not initiate the bonus. Application and
 approval into the SkyRewards program is required. The bonus miles will be
 credited to your SkyRewards account upon purchase.
     Miscellaneous: Prices and rules are subject to change without notice. All
 Delta SkyRewards and SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply. Delta, Delta
 Air Lines and SkyMiles are registered trademarks of Delta Corporate Identity,

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