ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and the Atlanta Braves today announced the opening of the Delta SkyMiles Medallion Lot at Turner Field, making over 500 convenient parking spaces available to SkyMiles Medallion members.
The Delta-branded lot – a portion of the current Green Parking Lot – will be located directly across from the main entrance to Turner Field at the corner of Hank Aaron Drive and Ralph D. Abernathy Drive. Members show their Medallion card to gain access to the lot and pay the normal rate for parking.
"Delta has had a longstanding partnership with the Braves and all Braves fans making the addition of the SkyMiles Medallion Lot a natural extension of our efforts to provide Delta customers with superior service and amenities," said Tim Mapes, Delta Senior Vice President Marketing. "This is the latest in a long line of Delta actions reinforcing our role as Atlanta's hometown airline."
The Delta SkyMiles Medallion Lot will be available starting with the Braves scheduled exhibition games at Turner Field on March 29 and 30. Their home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies is set for 7:35 p.m. ET, Friday, April 8, 2011.
Delta is the official airline of the Atlanta Braves and provides the team's charter service. Delta and the Braves have been partners since the team moved to Atlanta in 1966.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 357 destinations in 66 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 75,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta 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 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, the world's largest airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $2 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.