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Chase and Continental Airlines are set to take-off with a new set of credit cards offering real snob appeal. The new World MasterCard and VISA Signature editions of the Chase/Continental OnePass credit card offer the highest level of level concierge services plus the advantage of a no pre-set spending limit with the option to revolve a portion of the spending. Under the World MasterCard and VISA Signature programs, cardholders earn one OnePass mile for every dollar spent and double miles for Continental Airlines ticket purchases. Existing Continental Airlines Platinum MasterCard and Platinum VISA customers can upgrade to the premium product. Charter member enrollees in 2001 will pay an annual fee of $65. Both cards carry a 7.9% six-month intro APR followed by a prime +9.4% interest rate. Chase and Continental also offer the first co-branded debit card air mileage card.The Chase/Continental/MasterCard-branded debit cards were introduced in February 1999. Continental Airlines is the fifth largest airline in the U.S., offering more than 2,200 departures daily to 133 domestic and 92 international destinations. Consumers interested in applying can call 1-800-247-8144 or visit

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