Cathay Pacific, Synchrony Financial launch co-branded credit card with exclusive benefits for US travelers

Cathay Pacific Airways has launched the first Cathay Pacific Visa and Visa Signature cards, issued by Synchrony Bank, the company said.

The Cathay Pacific Visa card program offers US customers of Cathay Pacific Airways a wide range of travel perks on flights to all 173 destinations in 42 countries and territories served by the airline, along with the added flexibility of using the card for purchases anywhere Visa credit cards are accepted worldwide.

Cardholders can earn up to two Asia Miles per USD 1 spent on eligible purchases, and can earn 25,000 Asia Miles when they spend USD 2,500 or more in the first 90 days of opening their account, enough for a one-way upgrade on Cathay Pacific.

Additional card benefits are 1.5 Asia Miles per USD 1 spent on dining in the US and abroad, 1.5 Asia Miles per USD 1 spent on purchases made outside the US, and 1 Asia Mile per USD 1 spent on all other purchases made in the US.

Available redemption offers include use on Cathay Pacific, oneworld and partner airlines, as well as access to travel packages, multi-destination fares, purchases, and services.

Cathay Pacific Airways flies daily to Hong Kong and beyond, including over 22 destinations in Mainland China, from six cities in the US and two in Canada: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) provides a range of credit products through programs established with a diverse group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations, and healthcare service providers. The company offers private label and co-branded Dual Card credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending, loyalty programs, and FDIC-insured savings products through Synchrony Bank.