Miles & More, a frequent flyer and awards programme by Lufthansa Group, has partnered with Advanzia Bank to expand its offering to France with the launch of a new Mastercard credit card.

The new Miles & More Gold Mastercard will enable users to earn award miles with associated European carriers, including Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. Customers can also earn the award miles on shopping.

Miles earned on the card can be redeemed while booking award tickets and flight upgrade. Cardholders can further avail the miles for other benefits offered by more than 300 Miles & More partners.

Lufthansa Group senior director of sales for France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands Michael Gloor said: “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.”

Miles & More managing director Roland Adrian said: “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.”

The new Mastercard credit card members offers extra benefits at Miles & More and Lufthansa such as lounge access, insurance package and mileage protection.