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JetBlue Frequent Flier Points No Longer Expire … Ever!

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Hate having your hard-earned frequent flier points expire before you're able to use them?

JetBlue Airways announced Monday that points earned in its TrueBlue program will never expire. And "never" means with no strings attached or fine print that gives the airline a way to deactivate points.

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Most airline loyalty programs require regular account activity to maintain miles or points. That activity, whether earning or redeeming miles, resets the clock for expiration.

With JetBlue's new policy, current points and ones earned in the future will remain in a TrueBlue member's account for an unlimited time.

Frequent Flier Miles in the Crosshairs
Frequent Flier Miles in the Crosshairs

"Customers can still be loyal even if they're not traveling every year," said Dave Canty, JetBlue's director of loyalty marketing, in a statement. "Loyalty shouldn't have an expiration date, and neither should your points."

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Delta Air Lines is the only other U.S. carrier with a no-expiration policy for its frequent fliers, though language in the rules and conditions of its SkyMiles program gives Delta an out.

If a SkyMiles member doesn't respond to repeated attempts to communicate, Delta reserves the right to deactivate or close the account, according to the carrier's website.

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Other major airlines, including American, Southwest, United and US Airways, require some account activity within an 18- to 24-month period to avoid mileage or point deletion.

For more information on JetBlue's TrueBlue loyalty program, click here.