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Delta and SkyMall Offer Customers Bonus Miles for Online Purchases During the Holidays


SkyMiles members can earn 15 miles per dollar spent on SkyMall merchandise

ATLANTA – Nov. 30, 2005 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and SkyMall Inc., the largest in-flight catalog company in the United States, today announced that SkyMiles members can earn additional miles for SkyMall purchases made during the holiday season.

Now through Dec. 31, 2005, SkyMall customers can earn 15 Delta frequent flyer miles per dollar for every qualifying purchase when they order online at This is an increase from the three miles per dollar SkyMiles® program members typically earn with SkyMall purchases. Customers who use their Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express to complete their purchase can earn even more miles.

“We’ve made it more rewarding for our on-the-go SkyMiles members to do their holiday shopping with SkyMall,” said Jeff Robertson, managing director of Delta’s SkyMiles program. “With just a few clicks of the mouse, members can finish all their holiday shopping and earn bonus miles for award travel.”

“SkyMall is the ideal way to complete holiday shopping without the stress of the malls,” said Christine Aguilera, president of SkyMall. “From fine wines to elegant watches, SkyMall has what you need.”

To receive the additional miles, members must place their orders online at 15 by Dec. 31, 2005. Members will receive miles based on the cost of merchandise purchased, excluding applicable taxes and shipping and handling fees. Miles will not be credited for cancelled orders or items returned to the merchant. It may take 6-8 weeks for miles to post to the customer’s account once the item ships.

About SkyMall
Founded in 1989, SkyMall, a subsidiary Gemstar TV Guide International, Inc., is a specialty retailer that provides a large selection of premium-quality products and services to customers from a wide variety of merchants and partners. SkyMall is best known for its in-flight catalog, which is available on approximately 88 percent of all domestic airline passengers. Through its Web site, SkyMall offers an expanded selection of products and services to online shoppers. Gemstar TV Guide International, Inc., is a leading media and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide. For further information please visit

About Delta
Delta SkyMiles members earn miles by flying Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers, Delta AirElite and Delta’s SkyTeam partners. The program offers additional mileage-building opportunities through SkyMiles partners such as the Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express,, participating hotels, car rental companies, telecommunication services, restaurants, floral and gift retailers and financial, mortgage and realty services. The SkyMiles program was recently named the Best Frequent Flyer Program by Travel Savvy magazine in a survey that included all global and domestic airline loyalty programs.

Delta Air Lines is the world’s second-largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 502 destinations in 92 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. Delta’s marketing alliances allow customers to earn and redeem frequent flier miles 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. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at

Terms and Conditions
SkyMall bonus miles do not count toward Medallion or Million Miler status. The offer is not valid with any other promotion or offers. 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. Partner offers subject to the terms and conditions of each individual offer. Partners subject to change. Offers void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. ©2005 Delta Air Lines, Inc.


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