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Are you a frequent flier? Do you travel often for business? There are plenty of credit cards out there that can help you capitalize on all those trips across the country. The best credit cards for airlines let your earn extra points on airfare, score ancillary perks, like a free checked bag or priority boarding, and even get access to the swankiest airport lounges arounds. Not sure which card is right for you? can help. Our experts have put together lists of the best credit cards for everyone from frequent fliers to leisure travelers. Consider what carrier you fly the most — or if you’re looking for a more general purpose airline card. And be sure to check your credit using our free credit report snapshot, updated every 14 days, before filling out an application. Many of the best credit cards for airlines require good scores to quali-fly. (See what we did there?)

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