Ameritrade and Delta Air Lines Launch Partnership

11th Jun 2002

Ameritrade Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:  AMTD), is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership with Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL).  The program offers Delta SkyMiles* members up to 25,000 miles for opening a new Ameritrade® brokerage account.

“By creating marketing alliances with industry-leading brands, we provide additional opportunities for self-directed investors choosing Ameritrade for their investing needs,” said Anne Nelson, Ameritrade’s chief marketing officer.  “The partnership with Delta reflects our commitment to providing our clients superior experience and value.”

This offer is tiered to appeal to many types of investors.  SkyMiles members may earn*:

á 3,000 miles when opening a new account with a minimum of $1,000 á 8,000 miles for a new account opened with a minimum of $5,000 á 25,000 miles for a new account opened with a minimum of $50,000

“Ameritrade provides a valuable service to customers who need to efficiently manage their portfolios while traveling throughout the world,” said Christine Pierce, Delta’s director of Partnership Marketing.  “Delta is pleased to offer SkyMiles members this new opportunity to earn miles.” 


Prospective clients can learn more by visiting

Delta SkyMiles members earn mileage by flying Delta, the Delta Connection carriers, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle and Delta`s airline partners, including Delta`s SkyTeam partners.  The Delta SkyMiles program offers many other mileage-building opportunities, including the Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, MCI® telecommunication services, Nextel® wireless services, EarthLink internet services, participating hotels, car rental companies, restaurants, home buying and selling, cruise line and flower purchases.  The SkyMiles program received InsideFlyer’s Industry Impact Award for its industry-leading and customer-focused response to the tragic events of September 11.

Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic, offers 5,696 flights each day to 417 destinations in 73 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta’s worldwide partners.  Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services.  For more information, please go to

Ameritrade Holding Corporation ( is a pioneer in the online brokerage industry with a 27-year history of providing clients a self-directed approach to investment services.  The award-winning Company, through its Private Client and Institutional Client divisions, provides tiered levels of brokerage products and services tailored to meet the varying investing, trading and execution needs of individual investors, financial institutions and corporations.



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