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DL Skymiles On NW

Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:05 am

I just recently booked a trip from ATL to DTW and back. It's right before and after Christmas, so I actually found it cheaper to buy two one way tickets on separate airlines. I am flying there on NW and returning on Delta. I noticed that when I booked my ticket on Northwest's website that there was a place for me to enter my Delta skymiles number. Will I actually earn Delta Skymiles for the NW flight? I know the answer would normally be no, but I am not sure how things work with SkyTeam.

On another note, I will get to fly one of these going to DTW!

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Should be fun to fly on one of the DC-9s. I have never flown the DC9-50, but have flown on the DC9-10.
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RE: DL Skymiles On NW

Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:12 am

you can earn DL skymiles on any Skyteam carrier, as long as you are booked into the appropriate class.... same thing goes for all other Sykteam FFPs....

hope that helps
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RE: DL Skymiles On NW

Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:13 am

Yes, you will earn DL miles for the NW flight. I flew NW PHL-DTW-CMH-DTW-PHL last year and got 2000 DL skymiles. You earn 500 miles for each flight or the actual milage. Whichever is greater.
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RE: DL Skymiles On NW

Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:34 am

I thought there was a spot to put it in, but in any case, call NW 1-800-225-2525 and have them enter it in, or you can have them put it in the day of the flights.

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