Delta and EarthLink Expand Marketing

29th Jan 2004

Delta Air Lines and EarthLink have expanded a marketing agreement which
allows members of Delta`s SkyMiles program to earn miles for subscribing
to EarthLink`s Internet services.

Under the expanded agreement, SkyMiles program members can earn 7,000
bonus miles for new subscriptions to Internet services from EarthLink such
as dial-up, high-speed DSL (digital subscriber line) or cable service.
SkyMiles program members who sign up for new service by March 31, 2004,
will receive an additional 3,000 miles, for a total of 10,000 miles.

“Delta and EarthLink have a strong partnership due to our extensive reach
and desire to keep customers connected,” said Christine Pierce, Delta`s
director of Partnership Marketing. “These expanded benefits give SkyMiles
program members more reasons to choose EarthLink as their Internet service
“We`re pleased to continue our collaboration with Delta and provide
SkyMiles program members with our Internet services,” said Jon Irwin,
EarthLink`s executive vice president of customer experience. “EarthLink
offers more than 75,000 dial-up points-of-presence plus our wireless
e-mail services to keep SkyMiles program members in touch with their
friends, family and business associates.”

These offers are one-time bonuses and available only to new EarthLink
customers. Bonus miles will be earned when customers have an active
EarthLink account for a minimum of 30 days. Members should allow six to
eight weeks for miles to be posted to their SkyMiles program accounts. All
Delta SkyMiles program rules and conditions apply. To become a SkyMiles
program member, simply enroll via or call
“EarthLink revolves around you(SM).” As a leading national Internet
service provider (ISP) headquartered in Atlanta, EarthLink has earned an
award winning reputation for outstanding customer service and its suite of
online products and services. According to the J.D. Power and Associates
2003 Internet Service Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction
Study(SM), EarthLink is ranked highest in customer satisfaction among
high-speed Internet Service Providers. Serving approximately five million
subscribers, EarthLink offers what every user should expect from their
Internet experience: high- quality connectivity, minimal drop-offs and
ISP-generated intrusions, and customizable features. Whether it`s dial-up,
high-speed, Web hosting, or wireless Internet service, EarthLink provides
the tools that best let individuals use and enjoy the Internet on their
own terms. Learn more about EarthLink by calling (800) EARTHLINK or
visiting EarthLink`s Web site at .

Delta SkyMiles program members earn miles by flying Delta, Song, Delta
Shuttle, Delta Connection, Delta AirElite and Delta`s worldwide partners,
including the airline`s SkyTeam partners. The program offers additional
mileage-building opportunities through SkyMiles partners such as the Delta
SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, AT&T telecommunication
services, EarthLink Internet services, participating hotels, car rental
companies, restaurants, floral purchases and financial, mortgage and
realty services. Miles may be redeemed for upgrades, Crown Room Club
memberships and Award Travel to more than 400 worldwide destinations.


Delta Air Lines, the world`s second largest airline in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 7,318
flights each day to 487 destinations in 82 countries on Delta, Song, 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 visit



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