Delta Air Lines’ SkyMiles frequent flyer program will change in 2015 to reward redeemable mileage to members based on ticket price rather than distance traveled. The initiative is aimed primarily at rewarding business passengers, but it could also provide an incentive for leisure passengers to pay for more expensive seats. Delta is the first major international US legacy airline to announce such a shift to its loyalty program. “The updated mileage-earning plan, for travel ...

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