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Egypt : CIB and EgyptAir agree to introduce joint-brand airline credit card

June 30, 2014

Commercial International Bank (CIB) and EgyptAir have entered into an agreement to introduce a co-brand airline credit card.

According to the CIB, the credit card targets to rewards its cardholders with air miles while using the card in purchase transactions inside or outside Egypt.

The joint-brand credit card was introduced via the Mileseverywhere initiative, which provide customer new benefits. Cardholders will enjoy the special benefits of CIB credit cards, as well as EGYPTAIR Plus program privileges, CIB stated.

The joint-brand credit card was introduces in cooperation with MasterCard.

CIB stated CIB EGYPTAIR Mileseverywhere Credit Card comes in three different card types: Platinum, Titanium and Classic.

The bank added Privileges are offered according to each card type, for example: Platinum cardholders can earn one mile for every EGP 5 spent. Platinum cardholders can enjoy free access to EGYPTAIR lounges at Cairo International Airport, as well as one free excess baggage and priority check-in at business class counters regardless the class of their travel ticket.

Holders of the Mileseverywhere card can redeem their earned miles, upgrade their class, claim extra tickets through EgyptAir call centres and offices. The bank mentioned that for the Platinum credit card, the cardholder is rewarded a free 10,000 miles. The Titanium cardholder is rewarded 7,000 miles, whereas the Classic cardholder receives 4,000 miles.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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