ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is offering new and existing SkyMiles members the opportunity to earn double Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) on Delta Shuttle flights between New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) or Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA). 
SkyMiles members who register online at and fly on or before Dec. 15, 2008 may take advantage of this promotion. 
“Delta Shuttle service makes commuting between the East Coast’s business centers a snap, and now travel on Delta Shuttle is even more rewarding,” said Jeff Robertson, Delta’s vice president of loyalty programs.  “We hope our customers in New York, Boston and D.C. will take advantage of this special offer as they work toward elite SkyMiles status.”

Delta customers with at least 25,000 MQMs qualify for Medallion status, which enables members to receive elite benefits including complimentary upgrades and more.  MQMs can be earned through flight activity or select SkyMiles partner activity.  Additional information about Delta’s elite status and the SkyMiles program is available at

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,, 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 operates service to more worldwide destinations than any airline with Delta and Delta Connection flights to 290 destinations in 60 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 44 trans-Atlantic markets.  To Latin America and the Caribbean, Delta offers 288 weekly flights to 42 destinations.  Delta's marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 16,000 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 500 worldwide destinations in 105 countries.  Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and flight status at

Terms and Conditions

Eligibility: To participate in this offer, eligible members must register online at between Sept. 24, 2008 and Dec. 15, 2008. Bonus Offer: Purchase and fly on Delta and Delta Connection carrier marketed and operated nonstop Shuttle flight segments between New York/LGA and Boston/BOS or Washington Reagan National/DCA and earn double Medallion Qualification Miles/MQMs for paid travel (F/A/J/C/D/S/I/Y/B/M/H/Q/K/L/U/T fare classes).  Other Delta-marketed codeshare flights are excluded from this offer. Travel Period: Travel must be between Sept. 24, 2008 and Dec. 15, 2008.  All travel must be completed by Dec. 15, 2008. Validity: Medallion Qualification Miles are used for Medallion status qualification and are based on calendar year activity.  Bonus applies only to Medallion Qualification Miles. Miscellaneous:  Medallion Qualification Miles will appear automatically on your SkyMiles statement.  Allow up to six weeks after qualifying travel is completed for credit to appear.  All SkyMiles program rules apply.  To review the rules, please visit  Offer is subject to change or withdrawal at any time without prior notice.  Medallion Qualification Miles apply only to the traveling SkyMiles member.  This offer cannot be combined with other Delta/SkyTeam offers.  © 2008 Delta Air Lines, Inc.