In U.S. News & World Report rankings, Alaska takes #1 for third year in a row, with Marriott topping the hotel program rankings.
TSA hopes for even more enrollees to keep the lines moving this summer as a record number of passengers will be flying.
United introduces flexible (and potentially higher) award pricing and a new way to qualify for stopovers.
Your favorite cultural experiences could earn you a bonanza in frequent flier points.
Air Canada matches its growing ambitions as a global carrier with a new loyalty plan of its own, replacing Aeroplan by 2020.
Alaska Airlines is sweetening the pot for new holders of Alaska Visa cards, with a free companion ticket. Works on both Alaska and Virgin America.
A tie-up with Qantas gives Airbnb its first airline loyalty program partner, along with a contest to promote it.
With the merger complete, Marriott shares news on how it will handle the two loyalty programs.
Lufthansa becomes the first European airline to partner with TSA PreCheck.
Chase is offering a big bonus and big benefits...but check carefully to see if it's the card for you because it also has a big fee!
A Department of Transportation study has found that airline loyalty programs are working fairly well, but could use some further study and help.
Star Alliance has begun to extend its reach to more places by inviting a select group of smaller and low-cost carriers to its network as "Connecting Partners." First to join is South Africa's Mango Airlines. The carriers to be added are "friends of the family" that already work with Star Alliance's 28 existing members. In many cases, they may even be subsidiaries of Star carriers, such as Lufthansa's Germanwings. Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab's statement spoke of convergence between the...
American Airlines' AAdvantage program, the last major U.S. holdout of the once-traditional one-point-per-mile-flown loyalty system has announced that starting midyear next year it will be shifting to a model that rewards those who spend the most, not...
Starwood Hotels, parent of such brands as Sheraton, Westin, Four Points, W, Le Meridien and more has agreed to be acquired by Marriott for $12.2 billion in cash and Marriott stock. The result will be the world's largest hotel group, as shown in the...
AAdvantage as we know it: Taking off, or flying away? Over the past two years, most U.S. airlines, including Delta and United, have shifted their frequent-flyer loyalty programs from points-per-mile-flown to points-per-dollar-spent. American,...