But about 7,000 frequent travelers have a way to speed up the process.
Like any frequent traveler, I have my own collection of stories.
And many of these women are frequent travelers who approach life on the road differently from men.
Steps to open it to other frequent travelers are planned for next year.
Frequent travelers do not have high hopes for relief this year, either.
In the past the industry has been able to pay off its frequent travelers with seats that would have gone empty.
Like many frequent travelers, I often mix business with pleasure.
All the usual things that a frequent traveler would carry.
"It would not surprise me if the average frequent traveler were losing 10 percent of his or her miles every year," he said.
Rusty King, the happy frequent traveler, has a new credit card.