Air­lines cash in on loy­alty

Los Angeles Times - - THE WEEK -

Air­line loy­alty pro­grams, which be­gan nearly 40 years ago as a pro­mo­tional gim­mick, are be­com­ing in­creas­ingly lu­cra­tive. The pro­grams can bring in as much money as all those fees that pas­sen­gers com­plain about, in­clud­ing charges for checked bags and on­board food. Some an­a­lysts es­ti­mate that as much as half of all air­line prof its come from the pro­grams.

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