ATLANTA, April 28, 2009 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is offering SkyMiles members 500 bonus miles when they purchase a roundtrip flight at between April 28 and May 31, 2009.

Northwest WorldPerks members also may earn 500 bonus miles when they purchase a qualifying flight at

“’s share of tickets sold has grown by an unprecedented 50 percent since 2007. We’re bringing back the booking bonus for a limited time as a thank you to our customers for their loyalty,” said Josh Weiss, managing director of “We also invite customers who may book travel on other sites to visit and experience its many features and benefits, including Delta’s lowest available fares.” offers customers the airline’s lowest available fares, as well as many services and conveniences available exclusively on the airline’s Web site, including:

  • No direct ticketing charges or online booking fees;
  • A Best Fare Guarantee, which ensures customers get the best Delta fares on the web or their money back;
  • Online check-in, including international itineraries and baggage check;
  • SkyMiles Award redemption, including multiple airline partners’ Award availability and easy management of SkyMiles frequent flyer accounts;
  • Seating assignment changes;
  • Up-to-the-minute flight status, including the ability to sign up for real-time flight updates;
  • Live online chat with a Delta agent who can assist with an online booking; and
  • The opportunity to purchase Delta Sky Club™ One-Day, 30-day and annual passes, hotel rooms, rental cars and carbon offsets.

Customers can visit for more information or to book travel now.

No enrollment is required, and there is no limit on the number of bonus miles earned with this promotion. Additional information is available about the SkyMiles program at and the WorldPerks program at

The award-winning Delta SkyMiles® program offers members multiple mileage-earning opportunities when flying Delta, Delta Shuttle®, the Delta Connection® carriers, Delta AirElite® and other SkyTeam® airlines. Additional mileage-building opportunities are offered through more than 100 partners such as the Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, participating hotels, car rental companies, the SkyMiles Store, restaurants,, floral and gift retailers and more. Now in its 27th year, SkyMiles is one of the longest-running and most successful loyalty programs in the travel industry. It was named “Best Domestic Frequent Flyer program” for 2007 and 2008 by readers of Executive Traveler magazine and “Best Frequent Flyer Program” for 2006 and 2007 by Business Traveler magazine. The program also received top honors for “Best Bonus Promotion” from InsideFlyer magazine at the 2007 Freddie Awards. 

Delta Air Lines is the world’s largest airline. From its hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita, Delta, its Northwest subsidiary and Delta Connection carriers offer service to 368 destinations in 66 countries and serve more than 170 million passengers each year. Delta’s marketing alliances allow customers to earn and redeem either SkyMiles or WorldPerks on more than 16,000 daily flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta‘s more than 70,000 employees worldwide are reshaping the aviation industry as the only U.S. airline to offer a full global network. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and flight status at

Terms and Conditions:

Eligibility: Promotional enrollment is not required. To participate in this offer, eligible members must have a SkyMiles® account with a U.S. address.  Bonus Offer: Earn 500 bonus miles for each flown round-trip qualifying ticket (250 bonus miles for each one way ticket) purchased at A qualifying ticket includes any Delta or Northwest coded flight purchased at Flights must be sold under the DL or NW code. Bonus miles do not count toward Medallion® or Million Miler™ status. Bonus applies only to the SkyMiles member flying and purchasing the qualifying ticket at Purchase Period: Tickets must be purchased between April 28, 2009 and May 31, 2009 for travel anytime. Best Fare Guarantee: Best Fare Guarantee is valid for electronic tickets purchased by credit card with a United States billing address at for travel originating in the 50 United States. Voucher offer only applies for lower published Delta fares found that same day for the exact same itinerary including the exact same Delta flight, cabin, booking class and flight time of the itinerary purchased at Difference in total fares (including third party booking fees) must be equal to or greater than $10. Cancellation/refund request must be made by midnight the first day of travel or midnight the day after purchase is made, whichever comes first. For a voucher claim to be valid, it must satisfy all terms and conditions and be submitted in compliance with the claims processing procedures. Fares, offers and rules are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions apply. Visit for additional details. Additional Restrictions: Bonus miles will post to the SkyMiles account of the qualifying member 4-6 weeks following the end of the promotion (May 31, 2009). Taxes and fees for Award Travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Award Travel seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all markets. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit Membership Guide & Program Rules. Offer void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change. Please refer Delta customer service representative to 970639. © 2009 Delta Air Lines, Inc.