• Miles & More partners with Advanzia Bank to offer Credit card Miles & More Gold Mastercard

  • Offer allows members to earn extra award miles and increases programme’s day-to-day relevance

  • Members can earn one award mile for every two euro spent and benefit from numerous advantages such as lounge access, attractive insurance package, and much more

Paris, October 2nd, 2018 – Miles & More, Europe’s leading frequent flyer and awards programme, is expanding its offering to programme members in France. In cooperation with Advanzia Bank S.A., Miles & More is launching a Miles & More Gold Mastercard, adding another option for its members to earn award miles beyond flying with Miles & More partner airlines including European top carriers such as Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. Card holders can redeem miles to book award tickets, to upgrade flights or to access numerous other benefits offered by over 300 partners worldwide.

This summer, Lufthansa Group airlines operated more than 690 weekly routes from France to 261 destinations around the world. That includes 156 European cities, including major European hub airports such as Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Zurich, as well as 105 intercontinental destinations.

“France is a key and focus market for the Lufthansa Group. Our recent flight offer developments particularly in the French regions show our continuous dedication to an increasingly dynamic and confident French economy. The introduction of the Miles & More Credit Card is great news for our customers in France, who will benefit from an even more complete and relevant offer and overall experience with the Lufthansa Group,” says Michael Gloor, Senior Director Sales France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands at Lufthansa Group.

“We constantly seek to offer new benefits that make our programme even more attractive to our members,” says Roland Adrian, Managing Director of Miles & More GmbH. “We are convinced that launching our Miles & More credit card in France will increase the programme’s relevance in our members’ daily life and allows them to achieve their desired awards even quicker.”

“We are delighted to cooperate with Advanzia Bank, a customer-focused European online direct bank”, adds Bernd Wendeln, Director Financial Partnerships of Miles & More GmbH.

The offer to existing and new Miles & More members encompasses a Miles & More Gold Mastercard to earn one award mile for every two euro spent. Furthermore, the Gold card offers extra benefits at Miles & More and Lufthansa, such as lounge access, a comprehensive insurance package and unlimited mileage protection.

“We are proud to partner with Miles & More and offer their members extra value with our Miles & More Gold Mastercard – one of the world’s most accepted credit cards. Miles & More members will be able to pay by card worldwide, earn award miles whilst shopping, and benefit from the comprehensive travel insurance package that is included in the card,” says Roland Ludwig, CEO of Advanzia Bank. With this new partnership, Advanzia continues to expand its European footprint in offering best-in-class solutions to more than 140 business partners throughout Europe.

The Miles & More programme is easy to handle and continues to add incentives for earning and redeeming award miles. Members of the Miles & More programme earn and redeem miles when flying with Lufthansa and other airlines of the Star Alliance, or with more than 270 non-air partners affiliated with Miles & More. By launching the Miles & More Gold Mastercard in France, Miles & More GmbH is expanding its global visibility to a total of 24 countries. Worldwide, over 1.4 million members are earning award miles with Miles & More’s co-branded credit cards.

“We are proud at Mastercard to support the launch of the Miles & More co-branded card programme in France to address travellers’ needs. The Miles & More Gold Mastercard provides flexibility, convenience and extra benefits to members of the programme”, says Solveig Honoré Hatton, General Manager Mastercard France.


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For more information contact:
Miles & More Press Offic
e - Tel. +49 69 719168-159
Email: presse@miles-and-more.com

Advanzia Bank - Sara Nobels, Senior Corporate Communications & PR Officer, Advanzia Bank S.A.
Tel. +352 26 38 75 848 - Email: mediarelations@advanzia.com

Press contacts Mastercard France
Donatienne Douriez : + – donatienne.douriez@mastercard.com
Morad Salehi: + – mastercard@oxygen-rp.com


About Advanzia Bank S.A.
Founded in 2005 in Luxembourg, Advanzia Bank S.A. is a European online direct bank specialising in credit cards and payment solutions. With 1.2 million credit card customers, the bank achieved a turnover of EUR 2.3 billion in 2017. Advanzia is a leading online credit card issuer in Germany and has a strong presence in Luxembourg, Austria and France. As well as issuing cards through its own platforms, the bank also partners with over 140 companies, associations and financial institutions that use Advanzia co-branded credit cards to create competitive advantage. www.advanzia.com

About Miles & More GmbH
Miles & More is Europe’s leading frequent flyer and awards programme. 25 years of experience and cooperations with 300 partners across the globe make Miles & More GmbH, the operator of the programme, an expert in approaching individual customers and ensuring their loyalty.
Members have the opportunity to earn and redeem Miles & More award miles when flying and with high-quality brands anchored in many important areas of life. With flight awards as its linchpin, the Lufthansa WorldShop and numerous hotel and rental car partners, Miles & More is strongly positioned along the entire travel chain. The Miles & More credit card also enables members to easily earn award miles in everyday life. Miles & More GmbH was founded in 2014 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG in Frankfurt.
More information at : www.miles-and-more.com and  www.miles-and-more.com/press

About Mastercard
Mastercard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry.  Our global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.  Follow us on Twitter @MastercardNews, join the discussion on the Beyond the Transaction Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.


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