US Airways, Barclays Team on Dividend Miles World MasterCard

US Airways and Barclays launched a new co-branded US Airways Dividend Miles World MasterCard offering 15,000 bonus miles upon activation and up to 10,000 bonus miles for balance transfers. In addition, cardmembers have the chance to purchase fifty-cent tickets to some of US Airways' more than 200 destinations throughout the month of February. Fifty-cent flights will be available on a limited first-come/first-serve basis exclusively to US Airways World MasterCard cardmembers. Consumers must sign up for the US Airways Dividend Miles World MasterCard during January to qualify; visit [www.50centflights.com] for destinations and instructions. The US Airways Dividend Miles World MasterCard also features a 0 percent interest rate for the first six months on balance transfers and no annual fee for the first two years. Additionally, cardholders earn 50 percent more miles during their first year using the card—three miles for every dollar spent on US Airways purchases and 1.5 miles for all other purchases. The new card launch coincides with promotions designed to give away over 150 additional free trips during January. Customers can sign up at [www.usairways.com] or [www.lotsmoremiles.com]. US Airways will continue to support its current portfolio of credit cards. However, to continue earning FlightFund miles, America West customers must apply for the US Airways World MasterCard. America West customers may also earn Dividend Miles by applying for any of the other US Airways credit cards. In Spring 2006, FlightFund and Dividend Miles will be combined into one program.

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