Emirates, the glitzy Gulf airline that flies passengers all over the globe, announced its first co-branded credit cards in the US. The cards earn Emirates Skywards miles on purchases, and offer a variety of perks to US-based travelers. As travel demand remains near historic lows during the pandemic, the credit cards also offer Emirates a novel way to earn cash as it waits for ticket sales to pick back up. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. International travel is largely on hold right now, but Emirates hopes that travelers will use the downtime to pad their frequent flyer mile accounts — and help the airline make it through the pandemic. The airline on Monday announced its first co-branded credit cards in the US market, allowing US-based members of its Skywards frequent flyer program ...read more...