Airline says servicemember families now receive triple miles for Honor Flights
ATLANTA, Ga. — Delta Airlines, the world’s second largest carrier, announced today that it would offer a promotion called “Thank You, Heroes” aimed at active duty personnel, military veterans, and their family members.
“We just wanted to give something back to the military community that has sacrificed so much,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian during a press conference for the promotion. “That is why, starting 11 November, any family members of a veteran killed in action will receive triple SkyMiles™ points during their final honor flight home!”
Bastian also announced several other military-focused initiatives the carrier will be offering as a tribute to the nation’s armed forces, including five percent off a second checked-bag fee, and free snacks during flights.
In addition, Delta Airlines will be partnering with Hartsfield International Airport, their major hub in Atlanta Georgia, to provide airport-specific amenities, such as upgrades to the large USO (United Service Organization) facility…
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