Loyalty Programs as Lifelines

Some US carriers have seen their loyalty programs in a new light—as collateral to raise billions in loans. United Airlines started it off in June 2020 by leveraging its MileagePlus program to raise $6.8 billion, followed by Delta Air Lines in September 2020, when the Atlanta-based airline pledged...

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