DALLAS - Customers of BankDirect, the Internet-only division of Texas Capital Bank, soon will be able to earn airline miles while banking online, through a joint venture between the bank and American Airlines' AAdvantage program.Beginning May 1, AAdvantage members will be able to accrue miles for using a variety of BankDirect services. For example, they could get 1,000 AAdvantage miles when opening a new checking or money market account, 2,000 for using the bank's bill-pay services for a full year, and 1,000 for signing up for payroll direct deposits.

The AAdvantage program has more than 39 million members.

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