Most United frequent fliers will be getting fewer miles

No one expects frequent flier program changes to benefit actual travelers. We’re all used to the number of miles needed for a free ticket going up, and up, and up. United Airlines has already made some of those kinds of changes to awards in 2014, along with adding minimum spends for elite status. But, as […]

Here we go again — Delta and United kicking bargain hunters out of elite ranks

Airlines love big spenders. However, for years loyal frequent travelers have been able to get nearly the same perks as those who only fly on expensive tickets. For most legacy carriers, that started changing recently when Delta and United added a minimum spend rule for travelers to reach their elite frequent flyer levels. While inflation […]