It's been 30 years since the first frequent-flier program was created. Today, airlines make more than $4 billion a year combined from program partnerships. There are an estimated 90 million U.S. frequent-flier members with 2 trillion unused miles.
It's been 30 years since the first frequent-flier program was created. Today, airlines make more than $4 billion a year combined from program partnerships. There are an estimated 90 million U.S. frequent-flier members with 2 trillion unused miles. ASSOCIATED PRESS
It's been 30 years since the first frequent-flier program was created. Today, airlines make more than $4 billion a year combined from program partnerships. There are an estimated 90 million U.S. frequent-flier members with 2 trillion unused miles. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Are frequent-flier programs worth it?

July 19, 2011 12:00 AM