Norwegian Reward Now Offering Its Members a No Fee Mastercard

Plus Norwegian Air traffic figures for October

Norwegian Air’s loyalty program has gotten better than ever. The airline has partnered with Synchrony and Mastercard to offer flyers a popular no annual fee Norwegian Reward credit card.

Norwegian’s strategic partnership with Synchrony and Mastercard has enabled the airline to offer the new perk to its Norwegian Reward members. Synchrony is a premier consumer financial services company.

The addition of the credit card offer should also place Norwegian Reward in strong contention to retain its solid #1 – Freddie Awards Best Airline position for 2020.

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Norwegian Reward Card. Source: Norwegian.

The Norwegian Reward no fee Mastercard offers many benefits

  • You can earn $50 in CashPoints with $500 in purchases in the first 90 days.
  • Get 2% extra on Norwegian flights, 2% on groceries and dining, and 1% on all other purchases.
  • Based on the account opening date, you can receive an anniversary bonus of $100 in CashPoints with $20,000 spent each year.
  • With no blackout dates or minimum spending requirements, you can redeem your cashPoints at any time.
  • You can keep your CashPoints longer, for two extra years.
  • You will receive priority boarding.
  • There are no foreign transaction fees charged on the card.
  • The card comes with no annual fee.
  • See Norwegians’ official website for a full presentation of the Norwegian Reward Card.

Norwegian Reward

In the U.S. Norwegian Reward has more than 1.4 million members. Worldwide the program has over 10 million members.

The Freddie Awards has named Norwegian Reward the Airline Loyalty Program of the Year three years in a row.

Kristin Møllerplass, Head of Loyalty and Engagement, Norwegian Reward

“After years of driving organic membership for Norwegian Reward in the U.S., we’re ready to take our acclaimed loyalty program to a new level with an experienced and trusted partner, Synchrony. With unique benefits and innovative ways to earn CashPoints, the Norwegian Reward Card will attract new customers to Norwegian Air and entice deeper loyalty from our existing members – allowing more Americans to travel to Europe faster,”

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Norwegian Boeing 737s at Oslo Airport (OSL), Norway. Photo: Norwegian.

Norwegian Air Traffic Figures for October 2019

On November 5, Norwegian announced encouraging news when they reported higher revenue and load factors for October.

October’s traffic figures showed an increased unit revenue for the seventh month in a row. That placed the unit revenue up six percent compared to the same month i 2018. The load factor had increased by more than two percent.

3,1 million passengers flew with Norwegian in October of 2019.

Comments from Norwegian

Geir Karlsen, acting CEO & CFO of Norwegian said,

“We are pleased that our unit revenue continued to increase in October, that our load factor is higher and that our punctuality is up. We have adjusted our route portfolio and capacity for the coming winter season to ensure that we are well positioned to meet the actual demand. The figures show that we continue to deliver on our strategy of moving from growth to profitability.”

Norwegian Air traffic figures October 2019
Norwegian Air traffic figures for October 2019, as issued by the airline.

Your comments

What do you think about Norwegian Air’s loyalty program? How do you welcome the news of the added benefit of the Norwegian Reward no fee Mastercard? How about the positive development in Norwegian’s traffic figures? We love to hear from you. Please send your comments here.

Featured Image: Photographer: David Peacock. Source: Norwegian.

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