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SkyMiles members can experience BusinessElite service between New York City and Los Angeles or San Francisco and earn enough bonus miles for two domestic Award Travel tickets

ATLANTA, April 1 -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today it is offering its SkyMiles members up to 50,000 bonus miles for the purchase of every  round-trip BusinessElite ticket between New York-JFK and Los Angeles or San Francisco. SkyMiles members  can earn 25,000 bonus miles for each round-trip premium Economy Class ticket for travel between these cities.. 

Members must register for this promotion at delta.com/transcon prior to purchasing their tickets and complete travel between April 1 and June 30, 2010. Bonus miles may be earned for multiple trips within the qualification period. Customers will earn 25,000 bonus miles for one-way travel in BusinessElite and 12,500 bonus miles for one-way travel in premium Economy Class. More information and terms and conditions are available at delta.com/transcon.

“Customers who take advantage of this offer will enjoy our newly upgraded transcontinental BusinessElite experience and a significant boost to their SkyMiles account,” said Jeff Robertson, Delta’s vice president of the SkyMiles program. “Plus, BusinessElite provides the amenities and comforts to arrive rested and ready to go after a transcontinental flight.”

Delta offers seven daily flights between New York-JFK and Los Angeles and five daily to San Francisco. Transcontinental BusinessElite service on Delta’s 757-200ER aircraft includes:

  • Complimentary Delta Sky Club access with same-day ticketed air travel
  • Cradle seats that recline 150 degrees and have 55" pitch
  • Gourmet entrées from celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein
  • Complimentary cocktails, wines and other beverages
  • Premium pillows, duvets and headrests
  • Power ports for in-flight use for laptops and other mobile devices
  • Extended bins to allow rollerboard stowage

BusinessElite and Economy cabins offer:

  • In-flight Wi-Fi access to check email or surf the web
  • In-seat audio/video on demand with personal visual screens

The Delta SkyMiles program offers members multiple mileage-earning opportunities when flying Delta, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection carriers, Delta AirElite and other SkyTeam airlines. Additional mileage-building opportunities are offered through more than 140 worldwide partners such as the Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express (available in the U.S. and 11 other countries), Delta SkyMiles Check Card, participating hotels, car rental companies, restaurants, SkyMilesShopping.com, floral and gift retailers, financial and realty services, and more. Now in its 28th 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 through 2009 by readers of Executive Traveler magazine and "Best Frequent Flyer Program" for 2006 through 2009 by Business Traveler magazine.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 355 destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Delta employs more than 70,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of nearly 800 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France KLM. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 16,000 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 45 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Eligibility: To participate in this offer, eligible members must register online at delta.com/transcon by June 30, 2009, and fly between April 1 and June 30, 2010. Bonus Offer: To participate in this worldwide public offer, you must be a new or existing SkyMiles member and enroll by June 30, 2010, and fly between April 1 and June 30, 2010. Purchase and fly on Delta marketed and operated nonstop flights between New York/JFK and Los Angeles/LAX or San Francisco/SFO between April 1 and June 30, 2010, and earn 50,000 bonus miles for paid BusinessElite roundtrip travel or 25,000 bonus miles for one-way travel (fare classes J/C/D/S/I) and 25,000 bonus miles for paid Premium Economy Class roundtrip travel or 12,500 bonus miles for one-way travel (fare classes Y/B/M). Codeshare flights operated by carriers other than the Delta are excluded from this offer.  Bonus miles may be earned multiple times.Travel Period: Travel must be between April 1 and June 30, 2010. All travel must be completed by June 30, 2010. Award Travel: 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. Miscellaneous: Your bonus miles will appear automatically on your SkyMiles statement. Allow up to six weeks after qualifying travel is completed for credit to appear (June 30, 2010). All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/memberguide. Hotel and rental car additions are subject to the terms and conditions of the service provider. Partner offers subject to the terms and conditions of each individual offer and each partner. Offers void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offers and benefits are subject to change without notice. Bonus applies only to the traveling SkyMiles member. This offer cannot be combined with other Delta/SkyTeam® offers. Please refer Delta customer service representative to 97061036. © 2010 Delta Air Lines, Inc.