ICICI Bank introduces range of co-branded credit cards with Emirates Skywards

ICICI Bank introduces range of co-branded credit cards with Emirates Skywards
ICICI Bank today declared its partnership with Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, to launch a range of co-branded credit cards. Named, ‘Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Credit Card’, the bouquet of cards enable customers to earn reward points-- called Skywards Miles-- on travel, lifestyle and everyday spends. These cards are a perfect fit for affluent customers who regularly travel abroad, it said in a press statement.
The Bank is the first Indian bank to team up with Emirates Skywards, to offer the exclusive range of credit cards in the country, it said.
The co-branded credit cards, powered with Visa as the network partner, are available in three variants: ‘Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card’, ‘Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Sapphiro Credit Card’, and ‘Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Rubyx Credit Card’. The cards award up to 2.5 Skywards Miles per 100 spend and depending on the card variant host of benefits including bonus Skywards Miles, complimentary Emirates Skywards Silver status, dining offers through ICICI Bank Culinary Treats Programme as well as entertainment offers through BookMyShow are offered to the customers.
Customers can spend Skywards Miles on an extensive range of rewards, including flight tickets on partner airlines, flight upgrades, hospitality at sporting and cultural events, and much more.
Speaking on the announcement, Sudipta Roy, Head - Unsecured Assets, ICICI Bank stated, “Typically, credit cards offer similar benefits across all categories and do not cater to a specific customer type or need. This new range of credit cards is part of the select ones, which enable customers to earn in the form of the coveted Skywards Miles across all relevant spends. We believe that these cards will elevate the rewards experience of avid travellers, giving them access to unmatched luxury and comfort.”
Dr. Nejib Ben Khedher, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Skywards said, “The ‘Emirates Skywards ICICI Bank Credit Card’ provides our Indian customers an opportunity to rack up Miles for future flight rewards, flight upgrades and many more privileges. India is home to our fifth largest membership base, and we look forward to continue offering our more than 2 million members unique opportunities to earn and redeem Miles on unmatched rewards.”