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 […]
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 […]
For 2014, United Airlines joined Delta as a legacy carrier requiring a minimum spend as well as miles for various levels of Premier Status.
“Mileage run.” The term elicits blank stares from some travelers, and a knowing smile from many elite frequent fliers. Now all this may change — Starting for 2014 qualification for 2015 status, United is tightening the rules for all Mileage Plus members in the United States.