A handful of mortgage lenders are blazing a trail in the sky with new frequent-flier incentives.

Mileage programs with airlines are now offered by Countrywide Home Loans of Calabasas, Calif.; GMAC Mortgage of Horsham, Pa.; North American Mortgage Co., a Tampa subsidiary of Dime Bancorp; and CIBC Mortgages Inc. in Toronto. These lenders have deals with United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, and Air Canada, among others.

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