SKYPASS Visa Promotion Offers New Premium Card Members Special Incentives

  SKYPASS Visa Promotion Offers New Premium Card Members Special Incentives

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- July 1, 2013

U.S. Bank and Korean Air, issuers of the SKYPASS Visa^® card, invite customers
to apply for the mileage-earning credit card’s premium products with a special
incentive of 20,000 Bonus Miles for new cardmembers who are approved for the
SKYPASS Visa Signature card or SKYPASS Visa Business card.

“The summer holiday season is a perfect time for new card members to join the
SKYPASS Visa family,” said John Jackson, vice president of Korean Air
passenger marketing and sales for the Americas. “This promotion offers great
incentives to customers with travel plans who will benefit from the added
SKYPASS mileage earnings they accrue while using the cards for vacation
purchases and business travel.”

The SKYPASS Visa card lets members earn miles on all card purchases, and the
miles can be combined with SKYPASS flight miles and redeemed for award travel.
New cardholders can redeem SKYPASS Bonus Miles for award travel and upgrades
on Korean Air and SkyTeam partners. Customers must apply by Aug. 31, 2013, to
receive the special offer.

In addition, SKYPASS Visa Signature and Business cards command exclusive
features, such as: no foreign transaction fees on card purchases made when
traveling abroad, complimentary Korean Air VIP Lounge coupons each year, and
Double Miles on Korean Air ticket purchases.

Customers who do not have a SKYPASS Visa card may visit or apply by phone at 1-866-SKYPASS, ext. 19462.

About Korean Air
Korean Air, with a fleet of 152 aircraft, is one of the world's top 20
airlines, and operates more than 400 flights per day to 124 cities in 43
countries. It is a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance, which together
with its 19 members, offers its 552 million annual passengers a worldwide
system of more than 15,000 daily flights covering 993 destinations in 187
countries. In 2011, Business Traveler named Korean Air the best Asian airline
for the fifth consecutive year, while Global Traveler awarded the airline with
best airline in northern Asia and best airport staff/gate agent. The carrier
won the 2010 global travel catering distinction award by Pax International
magazine while World Traveler magazine rated it as having the world’s best
inflight service. Travel & Leisure magazine readers say it is one of the
world’s top 10 international airlines and readers of Conde Nast Traveler
magazine voted Korean Air one of the world’s top ten global airlines.

About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $355 billion in assets as of March 31, 2013, is
the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the
United States. Celebrating its 150^th anniversary this year, the company
operates 3,080 banking offices in 25 states and 5,056 ATMs. The bank provides
a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage,
trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at


Teri Charest, U.S. Bank Media Relations
(612) 303-0732,
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