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Saudia partners with SABB, MasterCard to launch co-branded credit card

By Leandra Monteiro

October 06, 2021

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SABB, Saudia Saudi Arabian Airlines, the Kingdom’s national carrier, has announced the launch of the revamped SABB-ALFURSAN Mastercard Platinum co-branded credit card in partnership with The Saudi British Bank (SABB).

The ALFURSAN co-branded card which was previously available with Alawwal Bank has been revamped with strong benefits and features under the SABB credit card suite. The revamped proposition offers up to 25,000 ALFURSAN reward bonus miles to new customers. which is one of the best joining bonus offers in the Kingdom.

Commenting on the launch, SAUDIA VP Marketing & Product Management, Mr. Essam Akhonbay said, “SAUDIA is committed to providing ALFURSAN members with a broad spectrum of travel products to deliver convenience, flexibility and value. Through this partnership with SABB, guests have access to unmatched offers, making it even easier to plan memorable travel moments.”

Bashaar AlQunaibit, Deputy Managing Director of Retail Banking and Wealth Management at SABB stated, “SABB, with its enhanced scale and capabilities post-merger, is well-positioned to offer customers the best in market products aligned with their requirements. We are proud to partner with the Kingdom’s flagship carrier Saudia and Mastercard to bring this high-value, travel-focused credit card. This product launch is part of our strategy to provide the most comprehensive range of products across travel, digital, and other spend categories, with generously rewarding loyalty programs for our diverse set of customers.”

Maria Medvedeva, Vice President and Country Business Development Lead, Saudi Arabia, Mastercard added, “The past year has reinforced how important travel is—to our connection with friends, family and our business communities. As we navigate a post pandemic world, we are hopeful to witness how the travel sector is on the road to recovery 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 evolving and delivering innovative solutions to adapt to our consumers’ needs and offering them a simple, secure, and rewarding payment experience.”

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