Articles tagged “Award Miles”

U.S. Frequent Flyer Programs Are Far More Profitable Than Is Widely Known

U.S. Frequent Flyer Programs Are Far More Profitable Than Is Widely Known

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We all know frequent flyer mile programs generate fat profits. But few investors (besides Warren Buffett) are clued in to how high the margins are. Those profits will also cushion airline finances during an inevitable recession.

3 years ago

Want to Fly in Etihad’s Apartment? Here’s How to Do It With Miles

Want to Fly in Etihad’s Apartment? Here’s How to Do It With Miles

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

You can book Etihad's exclusive apartments and residences with award miles. But is it really free if you need hundreds of thousands or millions of miles to do it?

4 years ago