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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
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.
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.
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