For frequent-flier members, Delta offers some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles

Associated Press

Delta Air Lines Inc. says it will let frequent fliers book some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles this year.

That's a break from the usual cheapest one-way price of 12,500 miles. Trips must be booked at least 21 days in advance, meaning they will appeal more to leisure travelers than business travelers.

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The flights are restricted to select destinations in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean.

A Delta spokesman on Monday declined to say how many routes or which destinations would be available to members of the SkyMiles loyalty program at the 10,000-mile price.

Delta also says it will let members earn miles toward elite-level qualification on partner airlines.