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01Jun

Revealed: airlines with most seats for frequent flyer redemption

Lonely Planet Travel News - Airlines give away miles much more easily than they offer free flights in exchange for miles earned. For travelers, that makes it worthwhile to know which airlines have the most seats available for redeeming miles. Sean O'Neill reports.

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18May

The best (and worst) frequent-flier programs

MarketWatch - If you’re looking to earn free flights, upgrades and other perks when you fly, you’re better off on some airlines than others. Catey Hill reports.

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18May

Ancillary watch: Fees are now mission critical for airlines — and travelers approve

Tnooz - Two reports from Switchfly reveal ancillary alignment between airlines and their passengers: The airlines are seeing success in selling ancillaries and the travelers are embracing them. Nick Vivion reports.

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18May

The Best (And Worst) Airlines For Using Travel Rewards

Lifehacker - Free flights and upgrades make travel rewards schemes awesome. Here are the best and worst airlines for using travel rewards.

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18May

Southwest offers best airline rewards program, according to survey

Fox News - Frequent flier miles can be a wonderful thing—if you can use them.

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18May

Would you pay for a bag of peanuts on a plane?

TravelDailyNews - Switchfly, a SaaS platform for travel commerce powering travel, shopping and loyalty programs around the world, released new research on both consumers’ and airlines’ perspectives on air travel commerce and services. Theodore Koumelis reoprts.

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15May

The best and worst frequent flyer programs revealed

News.com.au - IdeaWorks released its sixth Switchfly Reward Seat availability survey that researched the availability of rewards flights for 25 different frequent flyer programs. They made over 7000 queries on 280 specific dates for each airline with top routes for each carrier checked to assess "saver style" reward seat availability.

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14May

Virgin’s Velocity tops AP rewards ranking

BTN News - Neil Thompson, chief executive Velocity Frequent Flyer said: "The Switchfly Survey is a key indicator for frequent flyer programs and Velocity maintaining its rankings is evidence that we are continuing to invest in genuine rewards for our members."

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14May

What Are The Best And Worst Airlines For Using Rewards Travel?

The Consumerist - So you’ve racked up a bunch of frequent flier miles or loyalty points or whatever your preferred airline calls them, but can you actually use those rewards to book free travel when you want? Chris Morran reports.

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13May

Airline reward seats more available, study says

Chicago Tribune - Frequent-flier miles don't do much good if there's no chance to use them, but the good news is that airlines are being more generous with offering reward seats, according to a study released Thursday. Gregory Karp reports.

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