Medallion Benefits with Delta AirElite

CINCINNATI, July 10, 2002—Delta AirElite Business Jets now offers its charter customers the opportunity to earn Medallion status in the Delta SkyMiles program by accumulating flight segments on Delta AirElite.

Charter customers will be awarded one segment for every $2,500 in AirElite flight charges. Within a calendar year, individuals accumulating 30 flight segment credits will earn Silver Medallion status; customers with a total of 60 flight segments will earn Gold Medallion status; and customers accumulating 100 flight segments will earn Platinum Medallion status.

“In addition to the comfort, convenience and productivity afforded by traveling on one of Delta AirElite’s business jets, charter customers now can earn elite status on Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), allowing for a total travel solution,” said Michael Green, president and chief executive officer, Delta AirElite Business Jets.

AirElite customers will be enrolled automatically in the Rewards Program for Delta AirElite Business Jets. Medallion status offers benefits such as complimentary upgrades on Delta, priority boarding, preferred seating, Crown Room Club discounts and priority waitlist status. For more information on specific benefits, qualifications and restrictions please visit

Delta AirElite, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Inc., is the only charter service owned by a major airline. With an expanding fleet of more than 250 business jets ready for on-demand charter service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Delta AirElite can take customers from anywhere to everywhere at any time. Delta AirElite Business Jets has been setting the standard for worldwide, on-demand corporate jet charter services and aircraft management services since 1984. Delta AirElite is able to leverage the operational and service expertise of the world’s second-largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading U.S. airline across the Atlantic.


Delta AirElite Business Jets is focused on safety, security, professionalism and exceptional customer service. Delta AirElite operates a diverse fleet of Bombardier Challenger, Learjet, Gulfstream and Cessna aircraft. For more information about Delta AirElite’s worldwide charter operations and aircraft management services, please call 800-927-0927 or visit For more information on Delta, please visit