Best Credit Cards for Airline Rewards

Check out our latest 2017 list of the top reward-earning credit cards for Airline Rewards.

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Barclaycard JetBlue Plus

by Barclaycard

3.5 / 5

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Earns 6x points on JetBlue Airlines
Redeems 1.8 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 30,000 TrueBlue Points after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee $99
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 720 and 850
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Chase Southwest Premier Card

by Chase

4 / 5

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Earns 2x points on Southwest Airlines
Redeems 1.6 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 60,000 Rapid Rewards points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $99
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Card

by Chase

3.5 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on United Airlines
Redeems 1.1 per point when redeeming on Other Travel
Sign on Bonus Earn 30,000 MileagePlus miles after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $95, waived for the first 12 months
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Card

by Citi

3.5 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on American Airlines
Redeems 1.4 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 40,000 AAdvantage miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $95, waived for the first 12 months
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 720 and 850
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American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Card

by American Express

3 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on Delta Airlines
Redeems 1.2 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 30,000 SkyMiles after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $95, waived for the first 12 months
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 720 and 850
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Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa

by Bank of America

3 / 5

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Earns 3x miles on Virgin America, Alaska Airlines
Redeems 1.2 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 30,000 MileagePlan miles after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee $75
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Barclaycard Hawaiian Air MasterCard

by Barclaycard

4 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on Hawaiian Airlines
Redeems 1.2 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 35,000 HawaiianMiles after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee $89
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Citi AAdvantage Gold Card

by Citi

2 / 5

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Earns 1x mile on All eligible purchases
Redeems 1.4 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 25,000 AAdvantage miles after spending $750 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $50, waived for the first 12 months
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Chase Southwest Plus Card

by Chase

3.5 / 5

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Earns 2x points on Southwest Airlines
Redeems 1.6 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 60,000 Rapid Rewards points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $69
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Chase United MileagePlus Club Card

by Chase

4 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on United Airlines
Redeems 1.1 per point when redeeming on Other Travel
Sign on Bonus Earn $100 statement credit after making your first purchase
Annual Fee $450
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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American Express Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card

by American Express

4 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on Delta Airlines
Redeems 1.2 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 35,000 SkyMiles after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months
Annual Fee $195
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Barclaycard JetBlue Card

by Barclaycard

3 / 5

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Earns 3x points on JetBlue Airlines
Redeems 1.6 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 10,000 TrueBlue Points after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee There is no annual fee for this card
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red Card

by Barclaycard

3 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on American Airlines
Redeems 1.4 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus This card does not offer a sign up bonus
Annual Fee $95
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Barclaycard Frontier MasterCard with Fee

by Barclaycard

3 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on Frontier Airlines
Redeems 0.8 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 40,000 EarlyReturns Miles after spending $500 in the first 90 days
Annual Fee $69
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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American Express Delta Reserve SkyMiles Card

by American Express

5 / 5

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Earns 2x miles on Delta Airlines
Redeems 1.2 per point when redeeming on Flights
Sign on Bonus Earn 10,000 SkyMiles after making your first purchase
Annual Fee $450
Credit Needed You'll most likely need a credit score between 660 and 719
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Citi AAdvantage Executive Card

by Citi