A Beginner’s Guide to the Delta Mileage Program

If Lewis Carroll created a frequent flyer program — one full of logical inconsistencies, nonsense rules, and a seemingly sadistic sense of humor — it would be Delta’s SkyMiles.

“How much is a one-way domestic ticket?” Alice asked.

“Oh that’s simple. It’s the price of a one-way ticket.” Delta replied.

“Yes, but … but can you tell me how many miles it will cost?”

“Of course I can.”

“Will you?”

“Hmm …” Delta puffed meditatively at its pipe. “No.”

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