Accelerate your march to Delta elite frequent flyer status with a new credit card from American Express. American Express and Delta Air Lines have launched the ‘Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express’. The ‘Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card’ has an annual fee of $135. The fee is $80 for cardholders who also carry an ‘American Express Personal Card’, ‘Gold Card’ or ‘Platinum Card’ account issued in their names. The interest rate for purchases is Prime + 9.99%. Benefits of the program include free companion certificate each year upon renewal; 10,000 bonus ‘SkyMiles’ plus 5,000 base miles for new cardholders; 10,000 extra base miles if card volume exceeds $25,000 annually; and double miles for every Delta purchase. For more information or to apply for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card call 1-800-223-7583.