Saudia partners with SABB and MasterCard to launch co-branded credit card
By Léandra Monteiro
Saudi Arabian Airlines, the Kingdom’s national airline, has announced the launch of the new co-branded SABB-ALFURSAN Mastercard Platinum credit card in partnership with British Saudi bank (SABB).
The ALFURSAN co-branded card that was previously available with Alawwal Bank has been revamped with strong benefits and functionality as part of the SABB credit card suite. The new proposal offers up to 25,000 ALFURSAN reward miles to new customers. which is one of the best membership bonus deals in the Kingdom.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Essam Akhonbay, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management of SAUDIA, said: “SAUDIA is committed to providing ALFURSAN members with a wide range of travel products to provide convenience, flexibility and value. Through this partnership with SABB, customers have access to unparalleled offerings, making it even easier to plan memorable travel moments. “
Bashaar AlQunaibit, Deputy Managing Director of Retail Banking and Wealth Management at SABB, said: “SABB, with its scale and enhanced capabilities after the merger, is well positioned to provide customers with the best aligned market products. on their needs. We are proud to partner with the Kingdom’s flagship airline, Saudia and Mastercard, to deliver this travel-oriented, high-value credit card. This product launch is part of our strategy to provide the most comprehensive product line in travel, digital and other spending categories, with generously rewarding loyalty programs for our diverse set of customers. “
Maria Medvedeva, Vice President and Head of Country Business Development, Saudi Arabia, Mastercard added: “The past year has reinforced the importance of travel to our relationships with friends, family and business communities. As we navigate a post-pandemic world, we hope to see how the travel industry recovers as it responds to a transformed ecosystem in which consumers demand more innovation than ever before. We are committed to working with our partners to continue to evolve and to offer innovative solutions to adapt to the needs of our consumers and to offer them a simple, secure and rewarding payment experience.
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