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Bank Muscat-Oman Air card offers 30 per cent miles redemption discount on airline tickets

MUSCAT, 09 December 2014 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, and the national carrier Oman Air have launched an exciting joint promotion offering 30 per cent Sindbad frequent flyer miles redemption discount on Oman Air tickets booked online with the cobranded Bank Muscat-Oman Air credit card.

Bank Muscat-Oman Air credit cardholders can avail 30 per cent discount when redeeming miles for return tickets to 30 select destinations. The discount is applicable for Economy, Business and First class return tickets booked online through the dedicated page on Oman Air website during the promotion period between 26 November and 31 January 2015.

Tariq Atiq, Assistant General Manager – Cards & eBanking, said: “Bank Muscat is extremely pleased to partner with Oman Air to launch this special discount offer to further enhance benefits on Bank Muscat-Oman Air credit card. This is a unique card with benefits offering unmatched travel, holiday and shopping rewards for customers. By virtue of using the card, customers can avail attractive benefits on all transactions. The card provides a range of exclusive rewards, encouraging people to electronic payment which is secure and convenient. The cooperation and partnership between Bank Muscat and Oman Air will continue to benefit customers in a big way, adding significant value to the card experience."

The feature-packed Bank Muscat-Oman Air card offers a slew of benefits and rewards, including membership to Sindbad Programme by the national carrier. Notably, benefits accrue on all card transactions. For every RO 1 spent on the card, cardholders are rewarded with 2 miles on Sindbad Programme. The accumulated miles can be redeemed for Oman Air tickets. As a privileged cardholder, customers are entitled to earn and accumulate Sindbad Miles on all card transactions and enjoy fast-tracking to Sindbad Silver Tier. The annual subscription charge for the card is RO 15.  

The Bank Muscat-Oman Air card is a prestige offering designed to elevate the banking and travel experience. The integration of banking and airline services emanating from the card offers a unique proposition to the largest banking and travel community in Oman.

The co-branded card creates a vibrant synergy that allows customers to benefit from a world of exclusive privileges and benefits. The brand recognition offered by the dynamic card unleashes convenience and opens up a window of exclusive rewards while shopping, dining out or travelling anywhere in the world.

The unique card reflects an array of distinct lifestyle trends, allowing smooth access to almost everything in a secure environment – travel, entertainment or shopping. Created exclusively for a niche segment, the card is a value-added package aimed at offering a rewarding experience.

The rewards and facilities extended by Oman Air to Sindbad members are available for the co-branded cardholders. The Sindbad Programme privileges include dedicated check-in counters at Muscat International Airport, additional baggage allowance on Oman Air flights, discount at Muscat Duty Free outlets, Majan lounge access, priority baggage status, Business class upgrade etc. In addition, cardholders can also earn miles which can be redeemed to purchase Oman Air tickets.

The card spells convenience with worldwide acceptance and facilitates secure online shopping, besides free travel protection insurance and 24 hour customer care.

The Chip & PIN card enhances security and gives peace of mind for all transactions, including everyday shopping. Transactions are authorised by Personal Identification Number (PIN) instead of signature.