WalletHub Best Frequent Flier Programs Of 2024

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is the best U.S. airline frequent flier program, according to a new report by WalletHub.

To help guests earn free flights and other assorted perks, WalletHub compared the 10 largest domestic airlines’ loyalty rewards programs across 21 key metrics, ranging from the value of a reward point or mile to blackout-date policies.

The rankings for the best airline rewards programs are based on a trio of annual airfare budgets: Light ($355), Average ($3,736) and Frequent ($7,117). As a result, the best overall frequent flyer programs are well-rounded and positioned to satisfy the needs of loyal airline customers of all types.