ETW Staff – Mumbai
Air India and the State Bank of India (SBI) Card, have announced the launch of a distinct travel credit card for Indian customers. The Air India SBI Card allows a customer spending INR 5 lakh in a year to earn up to three Delhi-Mumbai return tickets on Air India.
Commenting on the launch Pratip Chaudhuri, chairman, State Bank of India said, “The coming together of two national brands like SBI Card and Air India is a unique proposition. Through this card, both the brands wish to add value to the travel experience of the Indian consumer. We are extremely pleased to partner with Air India and hope that our combined synergies ensure a rewarding experience to our customers in the travel segment.”
Speaking about the launch of the card, Rohit Nandan, chairman and managing director, Air India said, “We at Air India are committed to providing our passengers with a comfortable travel experience. Today the discerning passenger looks for simple and comfortable solutions to travel. We are pleased to partner with SBI Card and believe that this offering will continue to add value to our customers. ”
The Air India SBI Signature Card will come with a joining gift of 20,000 reward points, for the customer. In addition to the joining gift, the new Air India SBI Signature Card will offer four reward points for retail spend of every INR 100 and 20 reward points for every INR 100 spent on the Air India website and booking offices for purchase of air tickets. The Signature Card offers bonus reward points at various spend milestones. These reward points can be redeemed for Air India Air mile in a ratio of 1:1.
This co- branded card has been designed to ensure that travellers are able to benefit from the destination network offered by Air India and exceptional services offered by SBI Card.