Why do airlines offer flights using miles?

Airlines offer tickets for miles instead of real money for many reasons. Marketing, Loyalty, Expiring inventory, and Demand are all reasons award seats exist. We take a look at each reason below. Marketing: In order for airlines to compete they need to offer seats for miles instead of cash. If not they can only compete [...]

Time to start planning those 2016 trips!

For most major airlines and alliances schedules are opening up schedules for summer 2016 travel. NOW is the time to start planning your trip using your miles and points to purchase your tickets for 2016. Availability on your exact desired dates may not yet be released. The important part is knowing where, when, and how [...]