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Alaska Airlines to Offer New Upgrade Possibilities to Mileage Plan Members

Alaska Airlines said Wednesday it plans to offer its Mileage Plan members several new benefits.

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What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot

The next time you’re thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead. Two-dimensional barcodes and QR codes can hold a great deal of information, and the codes printed on airline boarding passes may allow someone to discover more about you, your future travel plans, and your frequent flyer account.

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United Airlines Flies High as King of Airline Loyalty Programs Again

United Airlines’ MileagePlus loyalty program was honored by Global Traveler magazine with the top prize in the Best Overall Frequent-Flyer Program category. The award is made more impressive by the fact that the company has taken home the award in 12 consecutive years.

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American Airlines Merging US Airways Points on March 28

On March 28, American Airlines will begin moving Dividend Miles® members into the AAdvantage program. This transition to a single loyalty program will take several days. American Airlines will send more details about the benefits customers can expect as soon as everything has been completed.

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US Airways and American to Merge Miles

US Airways will be merging its mileage program, Dividend Miles® with the AAdvantage® program within the next 30 days. No miles will be lost in the merger process, but there will be a delay on the elite status due to the process.

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