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SAUDIA Partners With Saudi British Bank for New Co-Branded SABB ALFURSAN Mastercard

SAUDIA has partnered with the Saudi British Bank to launch the co-branded SABB ALFURSAN Mastercard. Members of SAUDIA’s Al Fursan loyalty program can now earn bonus miles rewards, and upgrade to Silver Level upon card activation.

SAUDIA and Saudi British Bank Launch SABB ALFURSAN Mastercard - Courtesy SAUDIA

On Sunday (March 5, 2023), SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, announced the launch of a new co-branded credit card in partnership with the Saudi British Bank. The new SABB ALFURSAN Mastercard will open new travel and entertainment opportunities for members of Al Fursan, SAUDIA’s loyalty program. Cardholders will now be able to earn bonus miles rewards and upgrade their program membership to Silver Level, which adds up to 100,000 miles to their card upon activation. Al Fursan members will earn a 50 percent mile bonus on SAUDIA’s domestic and international flights, in addition to one free mile for each SAR 3 of spending on the SABB ALFURSAN Mastercard. Cardholders will also enjoy unlimited access to airport lounges, free travel insurance and other valuable benefits.

In Sunday’s announcement, SAUDIA’s Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Essam Akhonbay, said,

“The Saudi British Bank is one of our leading partners in the Al Fursan program, offering some of the best co-branded financial services in the Kingdom. Our partnership with SABB continues to develop innovative services to adapt to the needs of our loyalty program members. We look forward to continuing this partnership while providing even greater value to our Al Fursan members.”

Also commenting on the new co-branded credit card partnership, SABB’s Chief Wealth and Personal Banking Officer, Bandar Al-Gheshayan, added,

“We are very proud to partner with the Kingdom’s leading carrier Saudia Airlines to offer the best in class travel focused credit card in the market. SABB ALFURSAN credit card is part of our flagship proposition that provides customers with benefits that make their travel experience rewarding and comfortable. We are delighted to announce the new unique features that the card will offer that will sure be appreciated by the customers. We are committed to continue enhancing our products and services and maintain our leadership position in the market.”

Established in 1945, Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and one of the largest airlines in the Middle East. In recent years the carrier has invested heavily in their fleet of 144 standard body and widebody aircraft, and now operates one of the world’s youngest fleets with an average aircraft age of five years. Currently, SAUDIA operates a network that includes 96 destinations across four continents, including service to all 28 domestic airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Source: SAUDIA


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