To put it in perspective, one million miles usually equates to the lowest level of lifetime elite status in the frequent travel loyalty programs of many airlines. It usually takes years of flying as a passenger to achieve that level.
Tom has been involved in competitions, such as this one for the 2008 Elite Choice Team Competition on United Airlines.
Tom receives special treatment on United Airlines that would cause even a Global Services member to salivate in envy:
…and here are parts one and two of videos of United Airlines celebrating the ten million mile achievement of Tom Stuker: