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Delta AirElite Business Jets Partners with Time & Place to Offer Customers New Luxuries


CINCINNATI, October 5, 2005 – Delta AirElite, Delta’s (NYSE: DAL) private jet charter and aircraft management service, is partnering with Time & Place, a luxury property manager, to offer their customers select benefits including priority access, exclusive rates and other unique advantages when reserving flights or booking exclusive accommodations.

Delta AirElite’s fleet members and charter and aircraft management customers can enjoy exclusive rates and added benefits at Time & Place worldwide locations, including priority access to more than 65 estates, villas, private hotels and executive suites throughout the United States, Caribbean, Mexico and Europe. Time & Place provides the services of a five-star hotel, while offering the anonymity, solitude and convenience of a private home. For Delta AirElite customers, there is no membership required to stay at a Time & Place vacation home, no maintenance fees and all stays include complimentary 24-hour concierge service for guests.

“Delta AirElite’s first priority is to enhance the service and value we bring to our customers,” said Michael B. Green, president and chief executive officer of Delta AirElite. “Our partnership with Time & Place brings together two industry leaders and combines the best in private jet travel with the highest quality vacation home rentals.”

Time & Place guests, who have access to exclusive vacation rentals in posh destinations, can now take advantage of priority access and preferred rates on Delta AirElite’s global charter fleet. Time & Place customers who purchase a Delta AirElite 25-hour Fleet Membership jet card will also receive preferred pricing. Whether a guest needs to travel once a year or twice a month to a Time & Place destination, Delta AirElite’s private jet fleet will be standing by with a portfolio of services to accommodate most any request.

“With locations throughout the world, our customers will appreciate Delta AirElite’s vast network of aircraft and access to one of the industry’s most luxurious fleets,” said Mitch Willey, founder and president of Time & Place. “It is very important to our company and me, personally, to provide our guests access to the best travel services available in order to continually exceed industry standards.”

Time and Place and Delta AirElite were introduced by the American Express® Company, who enjoys strong relationships with both leading companies. Both companies welcome American Express cards.

As an added benefit, American Express cardmembers who book their private jet travel with Delta AirElite and stay at any Time and Place location will receive a complimentary massage during their trip.

About Time & Place Homes
Time & Place offers 65 luxury villas, estates and executive suites in 25 geographic locations, including Washington, D.C.; Nantucket, Mass.; Naples and Fort Myers, Fla.; Los Angeles, Sonoma and Palm Springs, Calif.; Kauai and Maui Hawaii; Paris, France; Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and Beaver Creek, Colo. Properties are architecturally or historically significant; some properties have been owned or frequented by celebrities, and others have been featured in films. Each has been carefully renovated with the finest features, such as Sub-Zero and Wolf kitchens, Mascioni linens, Waterworks fixtures, Penhaligons products, French antiques and lush swimming pools. For more information, please call 1-866-244-1800 or visit

About Delta AirElite Business Jets
Delta AirElite Business Jets is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), providing aircraft charter, aircraft management and its innovative Fleet Membership and Flexjet Membership programs. With more than 20 years of serving business aviation travelers, Delta AirElite is the only business jet operator owned by a major U.S. airline. The company operates a diverse fleet of Bombardier Challenger, Learjet, Gulfstream, Hawker and Cessna aircraft. For more information, please call 877-DAE-JETS (877-323-5387) or visit

About American Express
American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, network and financial services provider founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, financial planning, investment products, insurance and international banking.


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