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Delta and American Express Offer Travel Savings with TakeOff 15

Eligible Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members now have another reason to start planning their next trip. Beginning 2 February 2023, these cardholders can take 15% off Award Travel on Delta flights, anytime.

The new TakeOff 15 benefit is available to Delta SkyMiles Gold, Platinum, and Reserve Consumer and Business American Express Card Members. 

This latest partnership achievement with American Express further demonstrates Delta’s commitment to evolving the SkyMiles program to exceed expectations and enable more seamless travel. And it comes as Delta continues to revolutionize the customer experience in the air and on the ground.

Delta now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi for all SkyMiles Members, which will power a vast suite of in-flight entertainment. All of this bolsters an already best-in-class loyalty program that gives customers opportunities to earn status through other partnerships with brands they love, such as Starbucks and Hertz. 

Here’s how Card Members can take advantage of this benefit and enjoy more of the places they love: 

• Sign into your SkyMiles account and search for Award Travel by selecting “Shop with Miles” in the search criteria on or in the Fly Delta app.  

• Select an eligible flight. When you get to check-out, you will see the miles discount applied to your itinerary.  

• Use your qualifying Delta SkyMiles American Express Card to earn miles with your Card on any taxes and fees for your itinerary. 

New Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members can also earn miles through new, limited time offers when they apply before March 29, 2023, and are approved. Terms apply. For more information, visit

In 2022, Delta SkyMiles received several top honors for loyalty program excellence, including outperforming all global airlines in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Airline Reward Program ranking and earning the Best U.S. Airline Loyalty Program accolade from The Points Guy. 

Delta’s SkyMiles program continues to lead with premier program enhancements such as: miles that don’t expire, no blackout dates for Award tickets on any Delta Air Lines flight, unlimited mileage accrual for tickets, and the ability to earn toward Medallion Status on Award Travel so Members can earn even faster toward Status. 

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