Could airline credit cards score you some serious travel discounts?

An airline credit card is a type of credit card designed for those who hop on planes frequently, such as avid travelers and those who fly a lot for work.

Unsure what the upsides are of an airline credit card? Here’s a look at the main benefits of having one:

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You can scoop up free flights, priority boarding, free checked bags, access to airport lounges, travel protection, and upgrades.

Travel perks

Discounts on the flight

Common in-flight discounts include money saved on wifi, meals and drinks, and on entertainment.

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Some airline credit cards offer a generous sign-up bonus where you can scoop up points if you spend a certain amount within the first several months after opening an account.

Sign-up bonuses


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