Delta AirElite offers Platinum Medallion status

 - August 4, 2008, 7:00 AM

Delta AirElite Business Jets will extend the benefits of Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Platinum Medallion frequent-flier status to “founding members” enrolling before October 1 in its block-charter program. Platinum Medallion benefits include complimentary Crown Room access, unlimited complimentary 500-mile segment upgrades this year, in-flight VIP travel assistance, priority wait-listing, special check-in privileges and preferred seating and boarding. The Fleet Membership program has a three-tier design, allowing the traveler to buy a silver, gold or platinum membership good for 25, 50 and 100 occupied hours, respectively, aboard aircraft in the light-, midsize- or large-jet category.