Delta expands loyalty program online

Delta Air Lines has expanded its Buy and Transfer Miles programs, enabling customers from around the world to purchase, gift and transfer miles online at
Through a partnership with Points International, the Buy Miles program provides customers worldwide with opportunities to purchase miles for themselves or family and friends for as little as $30.  The Transfer Miles program allows customers to transfer miles directly from one SkyMiles account to the account of another SkyMiles member.  Both programs require a minimum of 1,000 miles per transaction.
“With the expansion of the Buy and Transfer Miles programs, SkyMiles members have more flexibility and additional opportunity to accumulate miles toward Award Travel,” said Jeff Robertson, Managing Director of the SkyMiles program.  “As Delta continues to grow internationally, we’re making technological strides that enable our global customers to fully enjoy the program and meet their travel needs with ease 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Delta Air Lines on this new customer-focused advancement,” said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points International.  “The global expansion of the Buy Miles program means that SkyMiles members can obtain Award Travel faster and with greater convenience.”
In concert with the airline’s international expansion,, Delta’s award-winning Web site, launched in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese earlier this year.  Customers may now shop for travel and purchase tickets online in 65 countries.