Articles tagged “frequent flyer programs”

J.D. Power Finds U.S. Frequent Flyers Prefer JetBlue’s Loyalty Program

J.D. Power Finds U.S. Frequent Flyers Prefer JetBlue’s Loyalty Program

Brian Sumers, Skift

JetBlue has one of the least generous frequent flyer programs in the United States. But it's easy to understand, and travelers seem to appreciate that. Many just prefer belonging to a program that makes it simple to redeem for free tickets.

4 days ago

The Business of Loyalty: Alaska and American Drastically Reduce Their Frequent Flyer Partnership

The Business of Loyalty: Alaska and American Drastically Reduce Their Frequent Flyer Partnership

Brian Sumers, Skift

In recent years, many Alaska Airlines frequent flyers liked to fly American, because they would receive loyalty benefits even when flying the competition. But starting next year, that perk will end, and that's not great news for road warriors.

4 months ago

Delta CFO: Loyalty ‘Took Off’ When the Airline Switched to a Revenue-Based Model

Delta CFO: Loyalty ‘Took Off’ When the Airline Switched to a Revenue-Based Model

Brian Sumers, Skift

Delta argues recent changes to its frequent flyer program have helped improved loyalty, but not everyone is so sure. What they almost certainly have done, however, is improve profitability.

6 months ago

Banks Clamp Down on Award Credit Cards as Points Community Contracts

Banks Clamp Down on Award Credit Cards as Points Community Contracts

Grant Martin, Skift

The era of enormous point bonuses on credit cards may be drawing to a close.

2 years ago

Why 2016 Will Be A Terrible Year For Earning Frequent Flyer Miles

Why 2016 Will Be A Terrible Year For Earning Frequent Flyer Miles

Grant Martin, Skift

It's a bad year for frequent flyers as flights earn fewer miles and awards get more expensive.

2 years ago

Loyalty Study Pegs JetBlue’s TrueBlue as Top Program For Frequent Flyers

Loyalty Study Pegs JetBlue’s TrueBlue as Top Program For Frequent Flyers

Grant Martin, Skift

Contrary to the definition of "loyalty," navigating loyalty programs has become an ever-moving game.

2 years ago

A New Strategy for Earning and Keeping Airline Elite Status in 2015

A New Strategy for Earning and Keeping Airline Elite Status in 2015

Grant Martin, Skift

Next year’s traveler will need to be both diligent with their travel partner and smart with their wallet to hit their milestones – but as always with elite status, where there’s a will there’s a way.

3 years ago