JetBlue’s reward program is better for leisure travellers. You need only 15,000 points to earn Elite Status. This is the lowest in the industry. You can also collect points via your spouse and kids. Elite Status will get you two free checked bags and expedited security.
Alaska airlines is one of the few airlines left that bases points on miles versus dollars. You need just 12,500 points to earn a free one way flight and just 20,000 points for elite status.
Helpful Travel Hint: Wednesdays on seven day flights are 15 percent cheaper on average than flying during peak travel periods.