Customers Earn Checking in Online

19th Sep 2002

Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) customers now can earn 1,000 Bonus Miles by checking in at and printing their boarding passes from work or home. This one-time bonus is available to SkyMiles members through Dec. 31, 2002.

“Customers find’s Online Check-In easy-to-use from work or home, and all they need is Internet access and a printer,” said Steve Scheper, Delta’s managing director of e-Business, Business-to-Consumer. “The 1,000-mile bonus provides an added incentive for customers to try this time-saving option.”

Online Check-In through is available for all U.S.-operated Delta, Delta Connection and Delta Express flights between six hours and 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

SkyMiles members using e-tickets can enjoy the fastest way through the airport by checking in through and printing a boarding pass from their computer. Upon arrival at the airport, customers can bypass ticket counter lines and proceed directly to security with their photo identification and e-ticket itinerary or printed boarding pass. puts customers in control with services and information that increase convenience and efficiency in their travel experience - from desktop to destination. Ranked No. 1 in every category including customer preference and frequency of use in the Spring 2002 U.S. Airlines Competitive Summary, offers customers purchasing and air travel management services, the lowest fares and critical travel information. At the site, customers can choose or change a seat assignment, view estimated airport wait times, and sign-up to receive flight status notifications via email or mobile device. SkyMiles members can also check in, print boarding passes, manage their SkyMiles account, and redeem frequent flier miles. Stand-by and confirmation of upgrades also are available online to Medallion members.


Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier in terms of passengers carried and the U.S. airline with the most transatlantic destinations, offers 5,767 flights each day to 425 destinations in 76 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



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