ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Grecotel Hotels & Resorts and Classical Hotels, two brands recognized for quality and luxury in Greece, have announced a new partnership that will enable SkyMiles® members to earn 500 miles per stay.

To celebrate the partnership launch SkyMiles members may earn up to 1,500 miles for stays between Jan. 1, 2008 and June 30, 2008.
Grecotel Hotels & Resorts and Classical Hotels boast 36 luxurious locations in the famous city centers of Greece and in major tourist destinations along the shore of the Aegean Sea as well as Bulgaria and Serbia.
“We’re proud to partner with Grecotel Hotels & Resorts and Classical Hotels,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of the SkyMiles program.  “With Delta’s direct service to Athens, this new partnership offers SkyMiles members more mileage-earning opportunities at amazing destinations throughout Greece and southeastern Europe.”
The partnership complements Delta’s daily direct service to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport effective May 29, 2008.  In addition, miles may be earned through one or more of Delta’s airline partners also serving Athens, including Air France, Alitalia and KLM.

Members can visit to learn more and to take advantage of this partnership.
Embodying the best of Greece and Greek culture through a warm welcome, elegant interior design, sophisticated services and the art of exceptional cuisine, Grecotel Hotels & Resorts and Classical Hotels are committed to offering luxuries of the highest international standard.
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 and was named “Best Frequent Flyer Program” for 2007 by Business Traveler magazine.
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