After 31 years, the nation’s 10th largest passenger airline is taking off with a co-branded bank credit card. Discount carrier ATA Airlines has linked up with U.S. Bank to launch the “ATA Platinum VISA” card and the “ATA Business VISA” card. Cardholders earn one point for every $3 in purchases without any cap. ATA offers a free roundtrip ticket for 6,000 points or a free companion ticket for 3,000 points. Cardholders are awarded 3,300 points with their first purchase. The “ATA Platinum VISA” carries a $55 annual fee and the “ATA Business VISA” carries a $75 annual fee. The interest rate for both cards is prime +9.99%, adjusted monthly. ATA operates scheduled service from Chicago-Midway, Hawaii, Indianapolis, New York and San Francisco to over 40 destinations. For more information visit: “http://myatavisa.com/ata14”:http://myatavisa.com/ata14.