Becoming a Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Loyalty Program Member: General Guide

Delta Air Lines’ Skymiles loyalty program makes traveling with the US airline even more attractive. Each user registered in this program can accumulate points for purchases and reservations of flight tickets, upgrades, baggage supplements, car rental or hotels with its partners, … it’s up to you to decide what you spend on your collected points.

When you spend Delta Air Lines or its partners, you earn points

This airline appreciates each of your activities in its website, in its agencies or even in the establishments of its partners. Each purchase or reservation is rewarded with points in its Skymiles loyalty program. The number of points depends on the price of the purchased product. When purchasing, you receive information on the number of points awarded for the purchase of a specific product or service including an airline ticket to travel in Basic Economy class, Main Cabin, Delta Comfort +, First Class, Delta Premium Select or Delta One

– Earn miles by traveling with other airline operators

Points are also awarded to registered customers who take the flights of two partner airlines, thanks to which you will receive information about promotions, news and other actions in our store on your e-mail address.

– You can also earn extra miles using your credit cards

Your miles credited to your account are multiplied if you use the Delta SkyMiles credit card from American Express to pay for your purchases.

Become a member of the Skymiles loyalty program: Register online

In this registration form, enter the following information and data:

  • First name
  • Middle Name (optional)
  • Surname
  • Suffix (optional)
  • Date of Birth
  • Sex

Continue with your registration by entering your contact details (phone number, email, …). By validating it, you will receive an email confirming your membership in the SkyMiles rewards program. You have become a member!

Do miles have an expiration date?

Delta Skymiles allows you to earn miles and provides other program benefits, such as miles never expiring.

Buy award tickets with your miles

Buy award tickets online with Delta Airlines, SkyTeam airlines and affiliated carriers. Also find out about the other benefits you get with earning points, such as access to SkyClub lounges and the Skyteam Club Premier lounge and more.

How to accumulate miles?

Each time you purchase an airline ticket or other product or service from Delta Airlines or a partner, you must provide your Skymiles membership number. The miles earned are credited to your account after a few days.

Skymiles: Loyalty program with several statuses and levels

The Delta Airlines Skymiles loyalty program is made up of four statuses, each status or level of which is acquired by accumulating a certain number of MQM miles (accumulated according to the distance of the flight), MQS (accumulated according to the number of flights), MQD (the money spent to buy the plane ticket or other service)


MQM Required MQS required

MQD  required


25.000 30 3000$
Gold 50.000 60



75.000 100 9000$
Diamond 125.000 140


Note: The accumulated MQMs cannot be used to unlock privileges offered in the SkyMiles program but to determine Medallion status.

The miles you earn by spending at Delta Airlines and its partners give you access to exclusive privileges and benefits:

– Advantage on flights

Upgrade, preferential seats, priority on the waiting list

– Suspended fees

As a Medaillon member, you are exempt from paying the costs related to the cancellation of your flight and airport charges, …

– Benefits at the airport

Being a Medaillon member allows you to be protected at the airport by benefiting from:

– Priority check-in service

– Quick passage through security checks (fast and expedited baggage processing)

You are also able to subscribe (for free or by paying reduced rates) to the CLEAR service which allows you to pass security in less than ten minutes.

Free checked baggage

Each passenger with a reservation with Delta Air Lines, and who is already a Medaillon member, is entitled to check their first bag free of charge. This benefit is granted to eight companions (traveling under the same reservation).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *