A new tool coming from Capital One will make its travel credit cards more competitive with American Express and Chase. Only seasoned travel pros, however, may find it useful.
A partner benefit that allowed many of American’s frequent flyers to earn status through co-branded credit card spending is vanishing next year. Continue reading American Changes Elite Status Pathway for Co-Branded Credit Card Holders
Alaska Airlines said Wednesday it plans to offer its Mileage Plan members several new benefits.
The next time you’re thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead. Two-dimensional barcodes and QR codes can hold a great deal of information, and the codes printed on airline boarding passes may allow someone to discover more about you, your future travel plans, and your frequent flyer account.
United Airlines’ MileagePlus loyalty program was honored by Global Traveler magazine with the top prize in the Best Overall Frequent-Flyer Program category. The award is made more impressive by the fact that the company has taken home the award in 12 consecutive years.
On March 28, American Airlines will begin moving Dividend Miles® members into the AAdvantage program. This transition to a single loyalty program will take several days. American Airlines will send more details about the benefits customers can expect as soon as everything has been completed.
US Airways will be merging its mileage program, Dividend Miles® with the AAdvantage® program within the next 30 days. No miles will be lost in the merger process, but there will be a delay on the elite status due to the process.
Beginning March 1, United Airlines will adjust its frequent flier program to a model based on fares paid instead of miles flown. MileagePlus members can earn 5 to 11 points per dollar on airfares, depending on their status. United will not be adjusting the points needed to redeem rewards.