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Delta’s most loyal customers will soon get a lot more out of their travel, thanks to industry-leading new offers that kick off April 1. For the remainder of the year, SkyMiles Members can earn up to 75 percent more toward Medallion Status on nearly every Delta flight, including Award Travel – a first-ever for the industry.  

“Our customers supported us through the most difficult year in our history, and as we welcome them back, we want to help their travel count for even more,” said Dwight James, S.V.P., Customer Engagement & Loyalty and CEO, Delta Vacations. “We sincerely appreciate how much our customers value their Status, and these industry-leading offers will ensure Medallion Members can continue to enjoy those benefits for flights now and in the future.” 
As part of these new program offers, which apply to Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs): 

  • For the very first time and exclusive to Delta, Award Travel (inclusive of Miles + Cash) is eligible for Status earn. 

  • All SkyMiles Members will earn at least 50 percent more on Delta tickets* (includes Pay with Miles, Award Travel and Delta Vacation packages).  

  • Members will earn an additional 25 percent – for a total of 75 percent – on purchases of all premium fare products (Delta One, Delta Premium Select, First Class and Delta Comfort+) and post-purchase upgrades (cash or miles). 

These bonuses will be credited to customers’ accounts for a seamless experience. Learn more on

Delta was the first airline to extend 2020 Medallion Status into 2021 and the only airline to offer Rollover MQMs to give customers a head start on 2022 Status in response to the impact of COVID-19 on travel. Delta also recently announced improvements to Upgrade Certificates, making them more rewarding and easier to use.  

More rewards and time to enjoy Delta SkyMiles American Express Card benefits 

Delta and Amex are also extending the following unused and active travel benefits through June 30, 2022, giving customers additional time to enjoy their benefits. These extensions will happen automatically over the coming weeks, with no action needed from customers. 

  • Delta SkyMiles Gold Card Members who earn a $100 Delta Flight Credit from January 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021 will have the expiration date extended to June 30, 2022.  

  • Delta SkyMiles Platinum and Reserve Card Members with unused Companion Certificates as of March 31, 2021 or Companion Certificates issued from April 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021 will have the expiration date extended to book and fly by June 30, 2022. 

  • Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card Members with Delta Sky Club One-Time Guest Passes issued from January 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021 will have the expiration dates extended to June 30, 2022. 

Over the last year, Consumer and Business Delta SkyMiles Platinum and Reserve American Express Card Members have enjoyed even more ways to earn miles, with limited-time offers and special 2021 Status Boost offers that accelerate MQM earn through everyday spend. Delta and American Express are also rewarding new Card Members with more miles to kickstart their next adventure.  

*Flights operated by airlines other than Delta and tickets included as part of a travel package where the ticket price is not disclosed (other than Delta Vacations packages) are excluded from the promotion.