Anniversary Promotion Announced for SKYPASS Visa Card

  Anniversary Promotion Announced for SKYPASS Visa Card

                   New members can earn 30,000 Bonus Miles

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- April 24, 2014

U.S. Bank and Korean Air, issuers of the popular, mileage-earning SKYPASS Visa
card, are offering 30,000 Bonus Miles, the highest offer for new customers in
the history of the program, after the customer’s first purchase on new SKYPASS
Visa^® Signature and SKYPASS Visa^® Business card accounts. The special
promotion is in honor of the 30th anniversary of Korean Air’s SKYPASS
frequent-flyer program.

SKYPASS miles are redeemed for award travel flights and upgrades with Korean
Air and its SkyTeam partner airlines. The SkyTeam alliance includes airlines
such as Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta
Air Lines.

“In celebrating the SKYPASS program’s milestone, new applicants of the SKYPASS
Visa Signature card or SKYPASS Visa Business card are offered 30,000 Bonus
Miles upon their first card purchase,” said John Jackson, Korean Air vice
president of marketing for the Americas. “The 30th anniversary promotion is
for a limited time, as customers must apply by May 31, 2014, in order to
receive the offer.”

“If you have not yet become a SKYPASS Visa cardmember, now may be the best
time to do so,” Korean Air vice president Jackson said. “The 30,000 Bonus Mile
signing offer is an extraordinary proposition, and it will likely be a long
time before it comes again – if ever. I hope no one misses this opportunity to

For more information about the 30th anniversary promotion or to apply for the
SKYPASS VisaSignature or SKYPASS Visa Business card, visit or call 1-866-SKYPASS, ext. 19970.

About SKYPASS Visa
The SKYPASS Visa card benefits members by giving them the opportunity to earn
SKYPASS miles on all their card purchases. The miles earned with the SKYPASS
Visa card can be combined with SKYPASS flight miles and redeemed for award
travel and upgrades on Korean Air and SkyTeam partner airlines. Products in
the SKYPASS Visa card family include: the Visa Signature card with exclusive
benefits and privileges; SkyBlue Visa card with No Annual Fee; Visa Classic
card; Visa Secured card which lets you earn SKYPASS miles while establishing
your credit and Visa Business card which lets you earn SKYPASS miles on all
your business expenses. These cards are available to United States residents
only. To learn more about SKYPASS Visa products and to apply, visit

About Korean Air
Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world's top 20 airlines and
carried more than 24 million passengers in 2012. Korean Air operates in excess
of 200 flights per day to 125 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a
fleet of 155 aircraft including eight A380s.

With its modern airplanes and over 20,000 professional employees, Korean Air
offers customers safety, convenience and comfort. Korean Air’s award-winning
offerings of Korean and Western meals and state-of-the-art inflight
entertainment system provide passengers with a memorable inflight experience.

The airline serves six continents with more than 1,400 flights a week and is
also a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance which together with
its 20 members, offers its 588 million annual passengers a worldwide system of
more than 15,000 daily flights covering 1,064 destinations in 178 countries.

Korean Air introduced the double-decker A380 aircraft to its fleet in 2011 and
made the interior more spacious than any other airline, with just 407 seats
spread across three classes, with the top deck dedicated to ‘Prestige’
business class. The design also features the world’s first onboard ‘Duty Free
Showcase’ and three bars and lounges.

About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) with $371 billion in assets as of March 31, 2014, is
the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the 5^th largest
commercial bank in the United States. The Company operates 3,083 banking
offices in 25 states and 4,878 ATMs and 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 Public Relations
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