Delta offers SkyMiles Members Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages with SkyMiles Online Auction

Delta offers SkyMiles Members Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages with SkyMiles Online
                                   Auction

Unique events and experiences up for bid throughout the year

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2013

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) SkyMiles
members may bid miles for a variety of unique event opportunities and exciting
once-in-a-lifetime packages through the SkyMiles online auction. As a result
of its popularity, the auction has moved from a quarterly event to an ongoing
program, enabling customers to participate year-round.

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There are several items currently available through the SkyMiles online
auction such as:

  oTickets to the big game in New Orleans, including the opportunity to meet
    Hall of Fame player and football broadcaster Shannon Sharpe and a $250
    Delta travel voucher
  oThe chance to join Habitat for Humanity and Delta's Force for Global Good
    to build homes for low-income families in Puebla, Mexico and learn more
    about the area's culture
  oPasses to the 55^th Annual GRAMMY^® Awards show and the official
    after-party in Los Angeles
  oThe opportunity to walk the red carpet in Los Angeles at the world
    premiere of Disney's "Oz The Great and Powerful"
  oSuite tickets, pit passes and a photo with the winning driver at the
    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 in Los Angeles

"We are always looking for ways to reward our members and it just makes sense
to utilize some of the very special partnerships Delta has around the world as
a way to say 'thanks for your business,'" said Jeff Robertson, vice president
– SkyMiles. "By providing several ways for our customers to redeem miles, we
put the power in their hands and they can choose what is best for them,
whether it's redeeming for a family vacation, a spontaneous weekend getaway or
a meet-and-greet with a ball player."

The SkyMiles online auction launched in 2007. The largest-ever bid was 483,105
miles for the 2011 Delta Habitat for Humanity Build in China. 

Members can access the SkyMiles Online Auction by logging onto
www.skymilesauction.com using their SkyMiles number and PIN or password.

About Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. During the
past year, Delta won 33 airline industry awards sweeping the major corporate
travel surveys including Business Travel News, Travel Weekly, TravelAge West,
Recommend Magazine and The Beat. Delta was also a recipient of the Secretary
of Defense Freedom Award for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve
employees. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta
Connection carriers offer service to nearly 318 destinations in 59 countries
on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees
worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding
member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's
leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia.
Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than
13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit,
Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles
de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the
SkyMiles frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the
award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in
airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $3 billion through 2013 in
airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the
customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for
flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at
delta.com.

SOURCE Delta Air Lines

Website: http://www.delta.com
Contact: Delta Corporate Communications, +1-404-715-2554
 
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