When United redesigned its Mileage Plus Visa card, it elected to call both the card and the currency by the same name, Choices. So cardholders earned Choices by using the Choices card. Huh? more»

Proving just how tough it is to do well by doing good, the architect of American's survival plan, Gerard Arpey, has reportedly run afoul of the unions he was trying so hard to make nice more»

American Airlines, inventor of the modern mileage program, on Thursday launched a paid enhancement to the program, TrAAvel Perks. It's a winner for the airline. But for the consumer...? more»

With the air-travel system operating at peak capacity, flight disruptions, cancellations, and delays can quickly ripple throughout the network, backing up flights and inconveniencing flyers at multiple airports. helps flyers avoid the more»

In the past few weeks, American has rolled out three offers which make frequent flyer awards easier to more»