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ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2006 – Delta SkyMiles® members have a new way to earn bonus miles in the SkyMiles Dining & Hotels by Rewards NetworkSM program.  Members who register online and then spend $300 or more at participating restaurants before Oct. 31, 2006, will qualify for SkyMiles Dining Elite status and will earn an additional 5 miles per dining dollar spent for the remainder of 2006 and all of 2007.

To be eligible for this promotion members must register at and have $300 or more in qualified dines* after registering and before Oct 31, 2006.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Rewards Network to offer our customers this delectable deal,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of the SkyMiles program.  “Our SkyMiles members can treat themselves to an evening or two at their favorite restaurants, or try new ones – and then watch their miles multiply.”

“We encourage SkyMiles members to search the Web site for participating restaurants and dine their way to earning more miles,” added Megan Flynn, senior vice president of Rewards Network.  “With this promotion, SkyMiles members now have two ways to reach the top tier in the SkyMiles Dining program.”

In addition to qualifying through this promotion, SkyMiles Dining members with 12 or more qualified dines or hotel stays in 2006 also earn a total of 10 miles per qualified dollar spent through Dec. 31, 2007.  Miles earned through the SkyMiles Dining & Hotels program can be redeemed for award travel, upgrades or Crown Room Club® memberships.  Participating restaurants and complete program terms and conditions can be found at

The SkyMiles Dining & Hotels program allows members to create a dining Web profile and automatically earn three miles per dollar spent on food, beverages, tax and tip for qualified dines paid for with a registered credit/debit card.  Members who have qualified for Elite Status in the SkyMiles Dining & Hotels program earn 10 miles per dollar spent - including on tax and tip - through Dec. 31, 2007.  Members may register up to five credit/debit cards at no cost.  Once a card is used at a participating restaurant for a qualified dine, miles will be automatically credited to their SkyMiles program account. 

Rewards Network Inc. (AMEX:IRN), headquartered in Chicago, Ill., is a leading provider of marketing services and loyalty programs to the restaurant industry.  Thousands of participating restaurants and other merchants across North America benefit from the Company’s extensive email, internet and print marketing efforts; member ratings/feedback and other business intelligence; customer loyalty programs; and access to capital through the purchase of dining credits.  In conjunction with leading airline frequent flyer programs, club memberships and other affinity organizations, Rewards Network provides over three million members with incentives, including airline miles, loyalty/reward program points and Cashback RewardsSM savings.  Additional details about Rewards Network can be found at or by calling 1-877-491-3463.

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.  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 292 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 the world’s leading carrier between the United States and destinations across Europe, India and Israel with flights to 29 trans-Atlantic destinations.  To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers nearly 400 weekly flights to 48 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 461 worldwide destinations in 96 countries. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

SkyMiles Dining Promotion Terms and Conditions
*Qualified dines are dines after registering for this promotion and which occur between 9/1/06 and 10/31/06 at participating restaurants during a valid benefit period and paid for with a credit or debit card registered with SkyMiles Dining and Hotels by Rewards Network. Offer only valid for members of the SkyMiles Dining and Hotels program who have set up an online account (by creating a Login ID and Password) at

Please allow 2-4 weeks after you have spent $300 in qualified dines for SkyMiles Dining Elite status to become effective.

Some restaurants offer mileage awards only on certain days of the week or times of the day.  For complete program Terms and Conditions, details, guidelines and restrictions, and the latest benefit schedules, visit

All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit 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. Upgrades are subject to limited availability and may not be available on all flights. Delta, SkyMiles and the Delta logo are registered service marks of Delta Corporate Identity, Inc. Delta is not responsible for goods or services offered by Rewards Network or any restaurant or hotel participating in these promotions. Participating restaurants and hotels are subject to change.  Additional restrictions may apply. Offers subject to change.

If you have any questions or need assistance, call SkyMiles Dining Member Services at 1-800-818-8339.

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