The top four finishers in this category are American AAdvantage, Air Canada Aeroplan, Delta SkyMiles and Southwest Rapid Rewards.

Suzanne Rubin, President, AAdvantage Loyalty Program accepts the Freddie.

American AAdvantage offered a Double Elite-Qualifying Miles promotion at the end of the year, just as members were scrambling to preserve or improve their status. Members could earn double elite-status qualifying miles for travel on American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection flights between Dec. 13, 2011 and Jan. 31, 2012 to earn the bonus, regardless of when the ticket was booked or purchased.