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American Express, Delta Air Lines Debut First-Ever, Limited-Edition Boeing 747 Credit Card Design

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Jun 29, 2022

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Did you ever consider the possibility of carrying a Boeing 747 in your wallet? That dream became a reality with a new introduction from American Express and Delta Air Lines. The two recently launched the first-ever credit card design made with a retired Delta Boeing 747 aircraft.

 

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The card’s launch was celebrated with an event for media at Delta’s Atlanta headquarters. I joined the event, which kicked off with cocktail hour in one of Delta’s hangars, followed by dinner in another retired 747, now transformed into an event space. See more from the night here.

The limited-edition card is available exclusively to Delta SkyMiles Reserve and Reserve Business card members through Aug. 3, and while supplies last. The card design includes 25 percent metal from Delta Ship #6307 as a way to honor aviation history. Cards come with exclusive content through an augmented reality experience that takes card members through the 747’s history, interviews with Delta pilots and crew, and an up-close look at the plane’s transformation into a credit card design.

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“For over 60 years, American Express and Delta have partnered together to deliver world-class experiences for our shared customers through industry-leading service, value, and access. Today, we’re celebrating our latest innovation that pays homage to the iconic Boeing 747 by giving Card Members a piece of travel history in their wallet,” said Jon Gantman, senior vice president and general manager, Cobrand Product Management, American Express.

Through Aug. 3, Delta SkyMiles American Express card members who apply and are approved for the limited-edition card can earn miles with limited-time-only offers, including earning 100,000 bonus miles by spending $5,000 in purchases on the new card in the first three months. Learn more about Delta SkyMiles Reserve and Reserve Business cards.

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“Delta and American Express are blazing the trail with this innovative card design, while honoring our longstanding history. We invite you to experience the magic, history, and transformation of our iconic ‘Queen of the Skies’ through this unique card,” said Dwight James, senior vice president, Customer Engagement & Loyalty, Delta Air Lines, and CEO, Delta Vacations.

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