UAE-based Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) and Emirates Skywards have launched new co-branded credit cards targeted at people who frequently travel by flight.

The Emirates Skywards DIB Credit Cards come in Infinite, Signature and Platinum variants, offering cardholders various benefits such as earning of Skywards Miles.

The reward points can be earned during everyday purchases such as retail and utility bills. Cardholders will be able to get more Miles on foreign currency transactions and purchases on Emirates website or sales office.

In addition, the cards include added benefits such as Silver tier status, unlimited access to more than 850 airport lounges, dining offers and international concierge services.

Dubai Islamic Bank group CEO Adnan Chilwan said: “This partnership with Emirates Skywards, stems from the strong demand of our more than 1.7 million discerning customer base who were seeking a premium offering that adds the advantage of travel and related benefits when they bank with DIB.”

Emirates Skywards senior vice-president Nejib Ben Khedher added: “Our partnership with DIB offers members even more opportunities to earn Skywards Miles on everyday spend, allowing them to earn rewards faster.

“The credit cards also give members unique benefits that will further enhance their Emirates flying experience. With this latest partnership and a portfolio of over 100 partners in the lifestyle and travel space, being an Emirates Skywards member is more rewarding than ever.”