October 2nd, 2018 – Miles & More, Europe’s leading frequent
flyer and awards programme, is expanding its offering to programme members in France.
In cooperation with Advanzia Bank S.A., Miles & More is launching a Miles
& More Gold Mastercard, adding another option for its members to earn award
miles beyond flying with Miles & More partner airlines including European
top carriers such as Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. Card holders can redeem
miles to book award tickets, to upgrade flights or to access numerous other
benefits offered by over 300 partners worldwide.
Lufthansa Group airlines operated more than 690 weekly routes from France to
261 destinations around the world. That includes 156 European cities, including
major European hub airports such as Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Zurich, as
well as 105 intercontinental destinations. “France is
a key and focus market for the Lufthansa Group. Our recent flight offer
developments particularly in the French regions show our continuous dedication
to an increasingly dynamic and confident French economy. The introduction of
the Miles & More Credit Card is great news for our customers in France, who
will benefit from an even more complete and relevant offer and overall
experience with the Lufthansa Group,” says Michael Gloor, Senior Director Sales
France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands at Lufthansa Group.
seek to offer new benefits that make our programme even more attractive to our
members,” says Roland Adrian, Managing Director of Miles & More GmbH. “We
are convinced that launching our Miles & More credit card in France will
increase the programme’s relevance in
our members’ daily life and allows them to achieve their desired awards even quicker.”
delighted to cooperate with Advanzia Bank, a customer-focused European online
direct bank”, adds Bernd Wendeln, Director Financial Partnerships of Miles
& More GmbH. The
offer to existing and new Miles & More members encompasses a Miles &
More Gold Mastercard to earn one award mile for every two euro spent.
Furthermore, the Gold card offers extra benefits at Miles & More and
Lufthansa, such as lounge access, a comprehensive insurance package and
unlimited mileage protection.
“We are proud
to partner with Miles & More and offer their members extra value with our Miles
& More Gold Mastercard – one of the world’s most accepted credit cards. Miles
& More members will be able to pay by card worldwide, earn award miles
whilst shopping, and benefit from the comprehensive travel insurance package
that is included in the card,” says Roland Ludwig, CEO of Advanzia Bank. With this
new partnership, Advanzia continues to expand its European footprint in
offering best-in-class solutions to more than 140 business partners throughout
& More programme is easy to handle and continues to add incentives for
earning and redeeming award miles. Members of the Miles & More programme earn
and redeem miles when flying with Lufthansa and other airlines of the Star
Alliance, or with more than 270 non-air partners affiliated with Miles &
More. By launching the Miles & More Gold Mastercard in France, Miles &
More GmbH is expanding its global visibility to a total of 24 countries.
Worldwide, over 1.4 million members are earning award miles with Miles &
More’s co-branded credit cards.
“We are proud at Mastercard
to support the launch of the Miles & More co-branded card programme in
France to address travellers’ needs. The Miles & More Gold Mastercard
provides flexibility, convenience and extra benefits to members of the
programme”, says Solveig Honoré Hatton, General Manager Mastercard France.
About Miles & More GmbH
Miles & More is Europe's leading frequent flyer and awards programme. 25 years of experience and cooperations with 300 partners across the globe make Miles & More GmbH, the operator of the programme, an expert in approaching individual customers and ensuring their loyalty.
Members have the opportunity to earn and redeem Miles & More award miles when flying and with high-quality brands anchored in many important areas of life. With flight awards as its linchpin, the Lufthansa WorldShop and numerous hotel and rental car partners, Miles & More is strongly positioned along the entire travel chain. The Miles & More credit card also enables members to easily earn award miles in everyday life. Miles & More GmbH was founded in 2014 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG in Frankfurt.
More information at www.miles-and-more.com
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