Quantcast
Digital

United Airlines blocks access to TripIt and joins ranks of mileage-tracking holdouts

Skift Take

You can expect a slew of mileage-tracking sites to announce the exit of United MileagePlus from their programs over the next days and weeks.

— Dennis Schaal

TripIt informed subscribers to its TripItPro mileage-tracking service that they would no longer be able to keep a tallies of their United MileagePlus frequent flyer accounts starting December 11.

United Airlines thus joins the ranks of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Southwest Airlines in refusing to let certain third-party mileage tracking sites from accessing members’ data. The airlines generally cite intellectual property security concerns for their choosing to bow out of most, if not all, of these third-party tracking sites.

TripIt’s email to TripIt Pro members follows:

 

More Stories Below ▼
This Week in Travel Startup Funding: Silvercar, Pana and More
The State of Travel Media 2015
Trend Report

The State of Travel Media 2015

The Future of Connected Travel at Stuttgart’s Urban Living Lab
Video: How Amsterdam is Rethinking Urban User Experience to Build the City of the Future

Video: How Amsterdam is Rethinking Urban User Experience to Build the City of the Future

5 Millennials Explain What’s Wrong With Traditional Hotel Meetings
Free Report: What Millennials Want in Meetings