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Tell Me Why: “Miles do change people’s lives” — Brian Kelly, The Points Guy

On a recent episode of Tell Me Why — American’s vodcast series for team members that shares the "why" behind the decisions we make — host Ron DeFeo, Senior Vice President of Global Engagement for American, sat down with Brian Kelly, founder of and CEO of The Points Guy. Brian discusses his first redemption trip on US Airways at age 12, loyalty trends and his predictions on the future of the industry. Brian also shares his favorite destination served by American.

You can watch the video below, and you can also download Tell Me Why as a podcast from iTunes or Google Play.

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