Delta Air Lines Partners with Omni Hotels

ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2002 - Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Omni Hotels have become partners in Delta’s SkyMiles program effective Sept. 1, 2002. SkyMiles members now will earn 500 miles per qualifying stay at all Omni Hotels located throughout North America.
SkyMiles members will receive double miles, 1,000 miles per stay, from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2002, to help launch the new partnership.
“Delta provides service to destinations near each Omni Hotels location,” said Christine Pierce, Delta’s director of Partnership Marketing. “Now SkyMiles members can fly Delta and experience Omni Hotels’ luxurious accommodations and exceptional service while earning miles.”
“Central to Omni Hotels` mission is to exceed the expectations of our guest, which is demonstrated by our intense focus on customer satisfaction,” said Tom Chevins, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for Omni Hotels. “Omni Hotels` new partnership with Delta Air Lines allows us to further satisfy the needs of our frequent business travelers as we continue to increase our value with this important audience.”
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Omni Hotels owns and operates 40 luxury hotels and resorts throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Omni Hotels offers personalized services such as express check-in and check-out, high speed Internet access, Get Fit Guest Rooms, on-site business and fitness centers and 24-hour guest room dining. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI or at
Delta SkyMiles members earn mileage by flying Delta, 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 2001 Industry Impact Award for industry-leading and customer-focused promotions.
Restrictions: A stay is defined as any one period of consecutive days as a registered guest, regardless of the number of check-ins and check-outs. Qualifying stays refers to rates that are public individual rates and global corporate rates (rack, corporate and preferred). Mileage is awarded after hotel stay is completed. Allow 6 to 8 weeks after hotel stay for bonus miles to appear on your mileage summary. Unless otherwise stated, all standard SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply. Other restrictions apply.