Bank of America has come out with platinum versions of its America West Flightfund Visa card and its Alaska Airlines Visa card.
America West and Alaska Airlines platinum cardholders will get 5,000 bonus miles when they open an account and 1,000 bonus miles each year upon renewal.
Additional benefits including upgrade certificates and free club passes are also available.
Cardholders earn two miles for every dollar spent on America West and Alaska Airlines ticket purchases and one mile per dollar spent on any other purchase. Both cards come with an annual fee of $75. The America West card has an interest rate of 14.99%, the Alaska Airlines card, 15.24%.