Frequent Flyer Programs

A frequent flyer program is a loyalty program offered by a large number of airlines. In most cases, customers who enroll in this program accumulate frequent flyer miles, kilometers, points, or segments corresponding to the distance traveled with that airline or its partners. Many programs also have other ways to accumulate miles, such as through credit cards, car rentals, or hotel stays. In recent years, the majority of air miles were awarded for purchases made with credit and debit cards that offer air miles as a reward for using the card. Some frequent flyer programs also offer miles through other means, such as purchasing products sold by affiliated companies. The miles that are accumulated and acquired can be redeemed for air travel, goods or services ...

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