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Delta and Hawaiian Airlines Team Up On Frequent Flyer Benefits

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Wednesday, 19 March 2008

Delta Air Lines and Hawaiian Airlines have entered into an agreement to give SkyMiles and HawaiianMiles members more mileage-earning and award travel opportunities on the two carriers.

The new agreement enables members of HawaiianMiles to earn and redeem miles on all Delta flights systemwide. Deltas SkyMiles members may now earn and redeem miles for travel on all interisland flights operated by Hawaiian within the State of Hawaii. Hawaiian provides approximately 100 flights daily connecting Honolulu, Maui, Kauai, and Hilo and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Additionally, SkyMiles members can earn and redeem miles on Hawaiians nonstop Honolulu-Sydney, Australia service, as well as its new nonstop service between Honolulu and Manila, Philippines that launches April 14.

Hawaii is a popular destination for our customers, and were thrilled about this new partnership, said Jeff Robertson, managing director of the SkyMiles program. With Deltas service to Honolulu, Kona, Lihue, and Maui, and Hawaiians routes within Hawaii and to the South Pacific, SkyMiles members will have more opportunities to reach their island paradise of choice and beyond to other popular global destinations.

Delta SkyMiles members will earn base miles, class of service and elite tier bonuses on eligible fares of flights operated by Hawaiian. HawaiianMiles members will earn miles flown in Coach and miles flown plus 50% bonus miles in Business or First Class when traveling on Delta.

This new partnership adds tremendous value for our HawaiianMiles members with access to Deltas global route network. It opens up a world of new mileage earning and Award Travel opportunities, said Rick Peterson, vice president of marketing and sales for Hawaiian Airlines.

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