Has anyone here ever lost their Frequent Flyer miles when a major carrier ceased operations, such as Pan Am, Eastern, or Braniff (if they has such programs)? How many miles did you lose?
Has any carrier ever taken over miles from a defunct carrier? One would think that an airline would inherit a lot of high-fare paying business flyers if they took over the miles.
Just curious what happens to the miles...I know they are a courtesy and not an entitlement. I'll be sad though if I lose my USAirways Dividend Miles, as I had enough (over 100,000) to fly my girlfriend and I to Europe this summer on their fabulous A330.
But it's better to lose a couple tickets to Europe than to lose your job.