ATLANTA, May 5, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is offering passengers an American Express-branded prepaid card valued at $50* for select round-trip, flights between New York City and the West Coast purchased at with any American Express Card.

"This promotion is yet another example of how Delta and American Express® have teamed up to offer our East and West Coast flyers the opportunity to experience our products,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of Delta's SkyMiles program.  "Delta continues to expand our offerings in coast-to-coast flying, and this provides yet another incentive to choose Delta."

Customers can take advantage of this deal by:

  • Registering for this offer or enrolling in the SkyMiles® program at;
  • Booking and purchasing a round-trip, nonstop flight between New York-JFK and Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Portland, Ore. or Seattle at with any American Express Card; and 
  • Completing travel between May 1 and June 30, 2008

Each additional round-trip flight purchased at within the qualification period will raise the American Express-branded prepaid card value by $50.  So if a member purchases and flies three round-trip flights, he or she will receive an American Express®-branded prepaid card valued at $150.

Customers may visit to apply for a Delta SkyMiles credit card from American Express.  Customers can apply today for an instant account with no annual fee for the first year and $50 back on the first Delta purchase.

On many of Delta’s transcontinental flights, customers will enjoy:

  • Delta on Demand digital entertainment at every seat featuring first-run and classic movies, live TV, music and a host of video games;
  • Celebrity Chef Michelle Bernstein-created entrees in First Class and Delta’s popular Eats food-for-purchase program featuring Chef Todd English selections; and
  • Delta’s signature cocktails created by night club entrepreneur Rande Gerber.

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, telecommunication services, restaurants, 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 Frequent Flyer Program” for 2006 and 2007 by Business Traveler magazine and received top honors for “Best Bonus Promotion” from readers of InsideFlyer Magazine at the 2007 Freddie Awards.

Delta Air Lines operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 305 destinations in 58 countries. Delta has added more international capacity than any major U.S. airline during the last two years and is the leader across the Atlantic with flights to 38 trans-Atlantic markets. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 478 weekly flights to 58 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on nearly 16,409 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Including its SkyTeam and worldwide codeshare partners, Delta offers flights to 474 worldwide destinations in 104 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

*The American Express-branded prepaid card is point based; 1 point=$1. Terms and conditions apply to the prepaid card. Prepaid card is valid for 6 months. Unused points expire the first day after the valid thru date; subject to applicable law. Prepaid card can be used virtually anywhere American Express Cards are welcome in the U.S. Prepaid card will be issued in the name of the SkyMiles member and is not transferable.

Terms and Conditions
Eligibility: To take advantage of this offer, you must register online at between May 1 and June 30, 2008, be a new or existing SkyMiles member with a U.S. mailing address in your SkyMiles account and purchase select, qualified flights with any American Express Card.
Bonus Offer: Book and purchase a Delta marketed/operated nonstop, round-trip flight between New York/JFK and Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), San Diego (SAN), Portland (PDX) or Seattle (SEA) at with any American Express Card and fly between May 1 and June 30, 2008. Qualified members can earn an American Express-branded prepaid card valued at $50 for a qualifying round-trip flown within the promotional period. Each additional round-trip flight purchased at within the qualification period will raise the American Express®-branded prepaid card's value by $50. Codeshare flights are excluded from this offer.
Travel Period: Travel must be between May 1 and June 30, 2008. All travel must be completed by June 30, 2008.
Miscellaneous: Fulfillment of the prepaid card will occur 6-8 weeks following the end of the promotional period (June 30, 2008). Other restrictions may apply. Offer void where prohibited by law. Offers are subject to change without notice. Prepaid card offer applies only to the traveling SkyMiles member. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit Please refer Delta customer service representative to 973615.

© 2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.
© 2008 American Express Travel Related Services Inc.

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