DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways will merge and create the world's biggest airline. The boards of both companies approved the deal late Wednesday, according to four people close to the situation.
Most frequent flier programs are hopelessly opaque: You may have 40,000 miles on your account, but their value seems to change every day. So how do you make an informed decision of when to use your rewards miles?
With 23 frequent-flier accounts in his household, Scott Wilson knew there had to be a simple way to monitor them. He test-piloted several websites that range from free to $15 a year. One came out ahead.
I've long collected frequent-flier miles haphazardly.
The bank is sending tax forms to customers who received thousands of airline miles as a reward for opening a checking or savings account. The IRS should say what implications that has for taxpayers.Frequent-flier miles clearly have value — why else would people want them?
Delta Air Lines Inc. agreed to buy the 49% stake in Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. held by Singapore Airlines Ltd. for $360 million to boost its share of the lucrative trans-Atlantic travel market.
Virgin, the biggest long-haul rival to British Airways at London’s Heathrow airport, will also join forces with Atlanta- based Delta for the operation of flights between Europe and North America, the companies said today in a statement.