Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, and Emirates Skywards, the award winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, have launched Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card – an exclusive, co-branded credit card designed to offer members an opportunity to earn more Miles with every purchase made.
Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card holders can earn up to 3.5 Skywards Miles for every USD$ 1 spent.* The exclusive credit card will also offer members fast-track enrolment to Emirates Skywards Gold Tier membership (upon spending AED 5,500 with Emirates), up to four complimentary airport transfers to and from Dubai International Airport, access to more than 1,000 airport lounges worldwide for the primary cardholder and guest, and 25% discount on Skywards “Buy Miles” and “Gift Miles.*”
Farid Al Mulla, Deputy Head of Consumer Banking and Wealth Management at Emirates Islamic, said: “We are delighted to bring to the market the Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card, developed in line with the evolving preferences of our priority and affluent customer segment. As a leading Islamic financial institution in the UAE, Emirates Islamic always strives to launch innovative and rewarding travel cards that offer our valued customers immense value on their everyday card spends. We have designed the Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card to cater to every lifestyle and travel related need our customers may have, right from holiday planning to flights to stays ensuring a seamless and enriched travel experience.”
“We are confident that the Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card, with its unmatched value proposition, will be favourably received by the target market as it offers cardholders unique lifestyle benefits that make all their experiences more exciting and rewarding than ever before,” added Farid.
Dr Nejib Ben Khedher, Divisional Senior Vice President Emirates Skywards said: “We are very pleased to strengthen our long-standing partnership with Emirates Islamic – offering members even more opportunities to earn Miles and receive added benefits with every purchase made. Our strategy has always been to look for innovative and locally relevant ways to offer members unique propositions and with the launch of Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card – members will enjoy earning Miles more easily, which can in turn be used for fantastic rewards including flight tickets on partner airlines, flight upgrades, hotel stays and many more benefits.”
Shahebaz Khan, General Manager for UAE at Visa, said: “Visa is excited to partner with Emirates Islamic and Emirates Skywards to launch this exclusive co-branded card that brings a host of benefits and travel experiences to Visa cardholders. As a global leader in travel co-brand products, we work closely with our bank partners and leading airlines around the world to roll out programs like this one that offer an enhanced proposition in line with our cardholders’ evolving travel and lifestyle needs and their preferences for seamless, secure payment experiences.”
Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card members can add credit card details to mobile wallets, enabling secure payments on the go. Cardholders can also benefit from complimentary valet parking, unlimited complimentary golf sessions, exclusive dining offers at select restaurants across the UAE, and access to exclusive discounts at over 900 luxury hotels worldwide through the Visa Luxury Hotel Collection.*
The launch of the Emirates Islamic Skywards Black Visa Credit Card is aligned with the bank’s strategy to expand its retail banking proposition and deliver a differentiated customer experience across its customer base.