Airline Credit Cards

You can earn significant airline mileage credits if you use an airline credit card for your everyday purchases. These frequent flyer cards are perfect for someone that pays off your complete balance each month. Our objective opinion is included on each card. The cards are sorted in order of our editor’s opinion.

1. Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

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Intro Rate: None
Interest Rate: 14.99 or 18.99% Variable
Annual Fee: $89, waived for the first year of cardmembership

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Introductory special offers, Rewards programs

2. Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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Intro Rate: N/A
Interest Rate: 15.99% Variable
Annual Fee: $99

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Bonus signup offer, 2x points on Southwest/Airtran purchases

3. Chase Sapphire Preferred®

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Intro Rate: N/A
Interest Rate: 15.99% Variable
Annual Fee: Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Earn 40,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 in your first 3 months, earn rewards points for every purchase made, 1:1 point transfer with participating frequent travel programs

4. Chase Sapphire® Card

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Intro Rate: n/a
Interest Rate: 15.99% Variable
Annual Fee: $0

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Attractive points program; No annual fees

5. United MileagePlus Explorer Card

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Intro Rate: n/a
Interest Rate: 15.99% Variable
Annual Fee: $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: 30,000 bonus miles after spending $1,000 in first 3 months of card membership.

6. The US Airways Premier World MasterCard®

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Intro Rate: 0% onbalance transfers for 15 months
Interest Rate: 15.99%, 19.99%, or 24,99% Variable
Annual Fee: $89

Credit Profile : Good

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Intro bonus offer; US Airways perks

7. The Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite MasterCard®

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Intro Rate: N/A
Interest Rate: 15.99% or 24.99% Variable
Annual Fee: $89

Credit Profile : Excellent

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: Initial bonus miles, complimentary 1st checked bag