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5 Reasons you shouldn’t stay loyal to one airline

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Historically, it was worthwhile to stay loyal to one airline because you’d get extra benefits, bonus air miles, the potential to get upgraded to first class and more.

However, as airlines have cut their perks and more companies have entered into the rewards business to cash in and collect data on current and future customers, the frequent-flyer programmes have lost their appeal.

Some airlines haven’t done themselves any favours by introducing layers of complexity, where travellers have to crunch the numbers to establish how they can get a discount.

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