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air mile

n.
A unit of distance in air travel, equal to one international nautical mile (6,076.115 feet).

air mile

n
(Units) another name for nautical mile1

in′terna′tional nau′tical mile′


n.
a unit of distance at sea or in the air equal to 1.852 kilometers, based on the distance of one minute of arc of a great circle of the earth, and used in the U.S. since 1959.
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Noun1.air mile - a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
nautical linear unit - a linear unit of distance used in navigation
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Customers receive 1 Air Mile for every AED 1 spent on letstango.com.
that buy products on Letstango.com will receive 1 air mile for every 1 dirham
Customers can collect one Air Mile for every QR1.5 spent on electronics and one Air Mile for every QR1 spent on accessories.
A minimum of 500 Avios will be awarded on all fares on services under 500 air miles and on longer routes one Avio will be awarded per air mile, and business class travellers will earn 1.5 Avios per mile.
The new card is in addition to the 40,000 Miles & More users registered in Cyprus and earns 1 air mile for each euro spent, enjoys the same benefits as all Miles & More cards, including air travel insurance, and offers discounts at 700 hotels, restaurants and shops in Cyprus.
Loizides said that the Miles & More card offers "a rich package of benefits", including: one air mile per euro of purchases; redemption of air miles for flights to over 1,000 destinations around the world by more than 40 airlines in addition to Lufthansa; special offers and discounts at more than 700 hotels, restaurants and shops across Cyprus through Piraeus Bank's "Enjoy More" rewards scheme; free travel insurance; and unlimited life for air miles, provided the Visa card is used at least once a month.
On eight occasions, air mile points were allegedly added to her account instead of being removed.
Natwest and Royal Bank of Scotland credit cards are the only major banking groups offering Air Miles. By 'double dipping', with named retailers such as Tesco and Shell, collectors get one Air Mile for every pounds 10 spent on their credit cards - instead of the usual rate of one for every pounds 20.
Summary: Forfeited air miles points prior to the expiry date
The metal cards are the newest addition to HSBC's credit card offering in the UAE, designed for the affluent customer segment and it features exclusive benefits including 200,000 sign-up air miles, 100,000 anniversary air miles, accelerated rewards earning up to 2.5 air miles per 1 AED spent on the card, unlimited complimentary airport lounge access for cardholders and guests, complimentary HSBC Entertainer including 'Fine Dining' and 'Cheers', complimentary golf, international concierge and much more.
The new card, based on affiliation with major airlines at home and abroad, offers a high level of air miles, evergreen Citi NEW PremierMiles, and diverse redemption programs.