ATLANTA, April 7, 2009 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) announced today that it is offering an Award Travel sale for SkyMiles and Northwest WorldPerks members traveling between the continental U.S. (48 states), Alaska, Canada and international destinations.
Beginning today, members who book Award Travel by April 20, 2009 on Delta- or Northwest-operated flights for travel between April 20 and June 15, 2009 can save up to 20 percent* on Economy Class Award Travel and up to 25 percent* on First Class, BusinessElite® and Business Class Award Travel.
For example, members may redeem a minimum of 48,000** miles for Economy round-trip Award Travel between Atlanta and Barcelona, a 12,000-mile savings, and a minimum of 75,000** miles for BusinessElite round-trip Award Travel between New York-JFK and London-Heathrow, resulting in a savings of 25,000 miles. **Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. See below for details.
“Our expanded, global network offers customers more flights to more destinations worldwide than any other airline,” said Jeff Robertson, Delta’s vice president of Loyalty Programs. “We encourage our SkyMiles and WorldPerks members to take advantage of this unique offer and enjoy a getaway to Europe, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Asia and beyond for fewer miles.”
All SkyMiles and WorldPerks members are eligible to participate in this offer. The Award Travel discounts are available on low- and mid-tier redemptions. To be eligible, members must stay a minimum of one Saturday night and purchase tickets at least 14 days prior to departure.
Members may book Award Ticket Travel and get more information about the SkyMiles and WorldPerks programs at delta.com/skymiles and nwa.com/worldperks. For more information about this promotion, visit delta.com/awarddiscount and nwa.com/awarddiscount.
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, SkyMilesShopping.com, 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 delta.com.
*Discount amounts are off of current redemption levels.
Terms and Conditions
**Restrictions: Award levels shown available at delta.com and nwa.com. Tickets cost $20 more if purchased from Delta over the phone, $35 more at a Delta ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are nontransferable. Seats are limited. Applicable Routes: Discounts apply on international routes. 10% Economy discount and 25% BusinessElite discount valid on all Delta-operated and Northwest-operated flights (and KLM-operated flights for WorldPerks® members) originating within the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska, and Canada, with an international destination (other than Canada) and flights of international origin (other than Canada) with a destination within the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska and Canada. 20% Economy discount applies only to the following routes: on Delta-operated flights from/to ATL to/from AMS, ARN, BCN, BRU, CPH, GYE, KIN, KWI, LGW, MAD, MAO, MGA, MXP, NRT, PLS, PRG, TGU, UIO , ZRH; from/to CVG to/from AMS, FRA, LGW; from/to JFK to/from BOG, BRU, EDI, GRU, LHR, MXP, PSA, VLC, ZRH; from/to BDA to/from BOS, LGA; and from/to PIT to/from CDG and on NW/KLM operated flight from/to PDX to/from NRT, PEK, HKG, SIN; from/to SFO to/from NRT, PEK, HKG, SIN; from/to DTW to/from NRT, HKG, PUS, FRA, LHR; from/to MSP to/from SIN, PEK. Tickets: Award Tickets must be booked at least 14 days prior to departure, but no later than April 20, 2009. Travel Period: Travel must be completed by June 15, 2009. Award Availability: Seats for the discounted Award levels are limited and may not be available on all flights. Award levels are valid on Delta/Northwest/Delta Connection® carrier flights only. Minimum Stay: Saturday night. Maximum Stay: June 15, 2009. Taxes/Fees: Award Travel tickets do not include $3.60 Federal Excise Tax, Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $4.50, or the September 11th Security Fee of up to $2.50 for each flight segment. Award Travel tickets to/from Alaska do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $16.00 round-trip. Award Travel tickets for international travel, including for travel to/from PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, do not include U.S. International Air Transportation Tax of up to $32.20 and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes of up to $299, depending on itinerary. Taxes and fees for Award Travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. In some instances, the government may elect to collect the fees directly from the passenger. Additional fees apply for some SkyMiles transactions. Cancellations/Refunds/Changes: Award Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta’s cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or see Ticket Changes for details. Baggage Charges: For travel within the United States/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, $15 for 1 checked bag and $25 for second checked bag. Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent or see Excess Baggage for details. Miscellaneous: Fares, taxes, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, visit delta.com/memberguide. Offers void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offers subject to change without notice.
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