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ITA customers can now credit their flights on Flying Blue

Customers flying with ITA and having purchased their ticket from the Italian airline will now be able to credit their flights to Flying Blue. It remains to be seen for how long. ITA and Skyteam: the end of the...

It’s going to hurt: Flying Blue limits XP rollover!

Flying Blue, Air France-KLM's frequent flyer program, will limit the number of XPs a customer can roll over from one year to the next. This is bad news for members seeking Platinum for Life status. The devaluation of frequent...

What you need to know to choose your airline loyalty program

People often tend to choose by default the loyalty program of the airline they travel with most often, but this is not always a good idea. Most travelers don't choose their frequent flyer program: it imposes itself on them. Either...

The bad faith of airlines with award tickets

This is a question our readers often ask us: "If I pay for a ticket with my miles, will I earn miles?". A question that many frequent travelers will find ingenuous on the part of neophytes, but you will...

Why you never win with airline loyalty programs?

In recent posts we have explained that the operation of loyalty programs most often disadvantaged Europeans, one of the reasons for this is the co-branded credit card system, which we explained to you its functioning, the money it brings...

How do airlines make (lots of) money with loyalty programs?

You thought loyalty programs were a burden for airlines (and hoteliers too)? Yes, that's right. But on the other hand it is also for some of them the way to earn a lot of money. The loyalty program: a debt...

Airline loyalty programs for dummies

I've been planning to write a post about airline loyalty programs for a long time. It must be because the vacations are approaching: friends are waking up and have lots of questions about miles and statuses. It has been...