GUANGZHOU, China - January 31, 2007 - China Southern Airlines, (NYSE: ZNH, HKSE:1055, SHA: 600029) - www.cs-air.com/en - with the largest and most technically advanced aircraft fleet in The People’s Republic of China is pleased to announce that it has partnered with China Merchants Bank to offer its second, co-branded Sky Pearl Club FFP MasterCard credit card. Available to consumers now, both China Southern and China Merchants Bank are dedicated to this new co-branded credit card, the must functional, all-inclusive airline MasterCard credit card in mainland China.
All China Southern/China Merchants Bank Sky Pearl credit card holders can enjoy the five-star-rated customer service of China Merchants Bank coupled with the functionality of a double-currency credit card, designed for global use.
When customers purchase airline tickets with this new MasterCard credit card, they will be entitled to significant value-added services, including flight accident insurance – up to 2 Billion RMB - insurance for delayed flights and lost luggage assistance.
Every 18 RMB or $2 USD spent will earn one China Southern Sky Pearl FFP mileage. Using this new China Southern /China Merchants Bank MasterCard credit card to purchase China Southern air tickets or products and services from a China Southern FFP partner (such as Marriott and Best Western), will not only earn Sky Pearl frequent flyer mileage but also bonus mileage from the participating FFP partner.
For more than four years, China Southern has also offered a co-branded MasterCard and VISA credit card in conjunction with Guangdong Development Bank.
For air travel information please go online to http://skypearl.cs-air.com/ or phone My China Southern Airlines - My Hot Line - at 020-95539. For credit card information, please log onto www.8008205555.com … or phone the China Merchants Bank 24 hour customer service hot line at 800-820-5555，Mobile phone users should call 021-3878-4800.
The largest airline in The People’s Republic of China for the past 28 years, China Southern Airlines - www.cs-air.com/en - connects more than 80 cities around the globe. Major business and vacation destinations served in China include: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hong Kong, Kunming, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Wuhan and as well as International service, including: Amsterdam, Bangkok, Fukuoka, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Moscow, Osaka, Paris, Penang, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
Source: China Southern Airlines
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