ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2006 – Delta’s Silver and Gold Medallion® SkyMiles members can now get a head start on their holiday shopping. Beginning today and through Dec. 1, 2006, Delta will open the Medallion Marketplace – an exclusive Platinum Medallion benefit – to all Medallion members. The Medallion Marketplace allows members to redeem miles online at delta.com for hundreds of travel and non-travel related merchandise. The catalogue of more than 300 items includes:

  • hotel stays
  • electronics
  • sporting and outdoor equipment
  • home and garden items
  • gift cards

“The Medallion Marketplace remains an exclusive and popular benefit for Platinum Medallion members and, for a short period, we will offer all of our elite members an opportunity to visit the online marketplace,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of the SkyMiles program. “Members can redeem miles for friends and family – or themselves – to obtain TVs, grills, tools and more.”

Medallion members may log on to delta.com/medallionmarketplace with their SkyMiles number and PIN at any time, day or night, and use their miles – or a combination of miles and money – to pay for their purchases.

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, SkyMilesShopping.com, participating hotels, car rental companies, telecommunication services, restaurants, retailers and more. Delta led the airline industry by redeeming 3.3 million Award Tickets in 2005 and more than 9 million Award Tickets over the last three years. Now in its 25th year, the SkyMiles program received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 2006 Freddie Awards in recognition of its many contributions to the airline loyalty industry.

Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service to 290 destinations in 46 countries. With more than 50 new international routes added in the last year, Delta is America’s fastest growing international airline and is a leader across the Atlantic with flights to 28 trans-Atlantic destinations. To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers more than 400 weekly flights to 49 destinations. Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 14,000 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 445 worldwide destinations in 92 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.

Terms and Conditions

Eligibility: Medallion Marketplace is for use within the 50 United States, with U.S. addresses and credit cards only.  Merchandise may only be shipped within the United States, excluding Hawaii and Alaska.  Gift cards and gift certificates may be shipped within the 50 United States.

Rewards & Redemption: All rewards are subject to availability.  Rewards can be redeemed with a combination of miles and money.  Your SkyMiles account balance must be sufficient to cover the mileage portion of your redemption.  For full terms and conditions, please visit www.delta.com/medallionmarketplace.  

Fees: Fees may apply and will need to be charged to a valid credit card issued within the United States.

Restrictions: All SkyMiles program rules apply.  To review the rules, see www.delta.com/memberguide.  All offers are subject to the terms and conditions of each individual partner.  Offers are void where prohibited by law.  Other restrictions may apply.

Miscellaneous: Offers and participating partners are subject to change without notice.

© 2006 Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Jackson Spalding for Delta SkyMiles
Stephanie Fitzsimmons/Caitlin Goodrich
404-724-2509/404-214-2124

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