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Chase and Southwest Airlines Renewal Cleared for Takeoff

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Companies Agree to Multi-year Extension of Southwest Rapid Rewards Cards with Chase Program

WILMINGTON, Del. – July 23, 2015 - Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM] and Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today announced a multi-year extension to the nearly 20-year partnership for co-branded credit cards, Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Plus, Premier and Business Cards.

“This extension reinforces our long-term commitment to collaborating on a program that delivers exceptional value and service to our shared customers,” said Eileen Serra, chief executive officer of Chase Card Services. “We look forward to deepening an already meaningful relationship.”

“Providing a unique and excellent customer experience at a low fare is at the heart of everything we do at Southwest,” said Bob Jordan, Southwest Airlines executive vice president and chief commercial officer. “We’ve chosen to continue this association with Chase because of our mutual dedication to providing the best card value for our Customers. Our Customers will continue to receive great value while enjoying the benefits only Southwest can provide including bags fly free*, no change fees and outstanding Customer Service.”

The Southwest Rapid Rewards cards continue to deliver a distinctive portfolio of rewards and first-class travel perks, including:

  • Earn Free Flights Faster: Earn two points for every $1.00 spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases made directly with the airline, and two points per $1.00 when spending on Southwest Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car Rental Partner purchases. Plus, earn one point for every $1.00 spent on all other purchases.
  • Travel Rewards: Cardholders can redeem for Southwest flights, gift cards, hotel stays, car rentals and merchandise.
  • Travel Abroad with Confidence: No foreign transaction fees on Southwest Premier Card and all Southwest cards are enabled with chip and signature technology.
  • Travel Easy: Unlimited rewards seats, no blackout dates, no charge for flight changes and points don’t expire.

Plus, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier card from Chase has been voted the Best Loyalty Credit Card in the Americas at the annual Freddie Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

For more information or to apply for a Southwest Rapid Rewards Card, visit CreditCards.Chase.com/Southwest.