Aer Lingus Introduces the Shamrock Rewards Credit Card Program

19th Aug 2002

Aer Lingus, Ireland`s International Airline, has partnered with MBNA America Bank, N.A. to introduce a new credit card program entitled Shamrock Rewards. The no-annual-fee credit card provides consumers with the opportunity to accrue points with each retail purchase made and redeem those points for travel on Aer Lingus.
Issued through MBNA, the Aer Lingus Platinum Plus MasterCard`s benefits to cardholders include special exclusive Aer Lingus travel offers and credit lines up to $100,000; travel insurance; the MBNA Platinum Plus Registry, which offers services like a card and document registry; emergency cash and replacement airline tickets; and a low introductory annual percentage rate for cash advance checks and balance transfers.
Jack Foley, executive vice president Aer Lingus North America said, “We are pleased to be a part of MBNA`s family of credit card programs by offering consumers this unique travel program. Unlike other transatlantic carriers` programs, the Aer Lingus Shamrock Rewards program allows cardholders to accrue and redeem points for travel at a 20% faster rate.”
Aer Lingus, Ireland`s International Airline provides direct service to Ireland from its U.S. gateways of New York (JFK), Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. In addition, Aer Lingus serves over 20 destinations in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. For information on Aer Lingus` products and services, call 1-800-IRISH AIR or visit
MBNA Corporation (NYSE: KRB), a bank holding company and parent of MBNA America, N.A., a national bank, has more than $90 billion in managed loans. MBNA, the largest independent credit card lender in the world, also provides retail deposit, consumer loan, and insurance products.
Individuals who wish to apply for the Aer Lingus Shamrock Reward MasterCard or get more information can call (800) 866-GET- MBNA.



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