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BOCHK launches BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa Card

Date: 2018-11-29

As Low as HK$3 for One FWC Point, Extra Fun for Young Travel Lovers

 

Bank of China (Hong Kong) (“BOCHK”) jointly announced the launch of BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa Card (“the Card”) with Hong Kong Airlines Limited (“Hong Kong Airlines”) and Visa. Cardholders can earn one Fortune Wings Club (“FWC”) point for as low as HK$3 spent on overseas or online purchases. Those who set up HKD or USD time deposit with new funds concurrently can enjoy a welcome offer of up to 360,000 FWC points, which allow the redemption of eight Hong Kong Airlines business class round-trip award tickets to Japan.

 

Senior Management of Hong Kong Airlines, Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Visa unveil the new BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa Card

 

The launch ceremony was held today on the 70th floor of Bank of China Tower. Officiating guests included Mrs Ann Kung, Deputy Chief Executive of BOCHK; Mr George Liu, Chief Marketing Officer of Hong Kong Airlines; and Ms Shirley Yu, Group Country Manager of Visa Greater China.

 

Mrs Ann Kung, Deputy Chief Executive of BOCHK, said, “Hong Kong people have a passion for travelling. BOC Credit Card continuously sees a double-digit growth for its overseas card spending. The growth of overseas card spending among young customers in particular has surged over 23% so far this year. As a service provider which keeps up with the pace of its customers, BOCHK joins hands with Hong Kong Airlines and Visa to introduce BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa Card. It combines the strengths of Hong Kong Airlines' ever-expanding international network that covers nearly 40 popular travel destinations among Hong Kong people, as well as Visa’s extensive global merchant network and online shopping platforms. Such collaboration not only enables the three companies to complement each other and create synergy, but also brings attractive rewards and services to our customers.”

 

From left: Mr. Liu Jiang, George, Chief Marketing Officer of Hong Kong Airline; Mrs Ann Kung, Deputy Chief Executive of BOC Hong Kong; Ms. Shirley Yu, Group Country Manager, Greater China, Visa

 

Mr George Liu, Chief Marketing Officer of Hong Kong Airlines, said,“Hong Kong Airlines is delighted to celebrate our new partnership with BOCHK and our cooperation will create great synergy to mutually benefit our customers. We are very pleased to offer one of the most competitive points earning plans in town to help customers earn points quicker, and enjoy the value-added services offered by Hong Kong Airlines.”

 

Ms Shirley Yu, Group Country Manager of Visa Greater China, said: “According to Visa Global Travel Intention Study, Hong Kong millennials are expected to take more trips than their regional and global counterparts and almost double their spending in the coming year. With more Hong Kong millennials travelling abroad, Visa is pleased to join BOCHK and Hong Kong Airlines to offer consumers a compelling rewards programme that matches their exacting travel needs, tapping into Visa’s millions of global acceptance locations in 200 countries and territories worldwide, as well as many exclusive dining and shopping platforms.”

 

Personal customers of BOCHK’s integrated account services (including Wealth Management, Enrich Banking and i-Free Banking) who apply for the Card and at the same time set up HKD or USD time deposit with new funds, can earn up to 345,000 FWC points. In addition, new customers who apply for the Card through electronic platforms and spend designated amounts within two months upon card issuance will be rewarded with an extra 15,000 FWC points, adding up to 360,000 FWC points in total. These points can be used to redeem eight Hong Kong Airlines business class round-trip award tickets to Japan.

 

In addition to an annual 50% discount in redemption of Hong Kong Airlines award tickets, cardholders can enjoy extra FWC points by purchasing tickets via the Hong Kong Airlines website or mobile App. Cardholders and their travel partners can enjoy five free visits annually to the two Hong Kong Airlines VIP lounges – Club Autus and Club Bauhinia. BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa Signature cardholders participating in "Accelerate Programme" are eligible for unlimited free visits to the VIP lounges within one year and a 50% discount on point redemption for business class upgrade of long-haul flights. BOC Hong Kong Airlines Visa cardholders can enjoy discounts on purchases of inflight tax-free items.

 

Offering detail: https://www.hongkongairlines.com/cms/language%21searchByMenuId.action?languageParam.id=10005565611&country_code=HK&request_locale=en_HK 

 

 

About Hong Kong Airlines

Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong. The airline flies to nearly 40 destinations across Asia Pacific and North America, and currently maintains 81 interline and 19 codeshare agreements with multiple airline partners and TurboJET. Hong Kong Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the world. It has been awarded the internationally acclaimed four-star rating from Skytrax since 2011.