March 4, 2014 – Report

Points, Pillows and Porsches: Hotel and Car Rewards at the Top 30 Airlines
It’s no surprise the largest loyalty programs – American AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, and United MileagePlus – offer car rental and hotel rewards.  The biggest surprise is posed by the high profile global carriers that don’t, such as Air China, Turkish Airways, and US Airways.  Reward activity, survey results, and the prevalence of broad-spectrum rewards indicate they have become a “must have” amenity for frequent flier programs wishing to compete on a global scale.  The report describes how better airline brands engage their top customers in a deeper relationship by going far beyond a basic selection of reward tickets and upgrade rewards.

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