Burgan, Qatar Airways unveil new credit card
Kuwait, May 25, 2014
Burgan Bank, a leading Kuwaiti bank, has launched a new co-branded credit card with Qatar Airways and Mastercard.
The Burgan Bank Qatar Airways card with its platinum and gold variants will be offered on the MasterCard network platform allowing customers access combined benefits and privileges offered by Burgan Bank, MasterCard and Qatar Airways, said a statement.
The credit card will allow customers to convert their everyday banking transactions, into flight rewards, while enjoying an array of exclusive privileges and services from both Burgan Bank and Qatar Airways.
The Qmiles can be redeemed for selection of services such as complimentary flights, upgrades and excess baggage awards on Qatar Airways as well as all the partner airlines in oneworld alliance. Oneworld alliance partner airlines offer flights to over 900 destinations across 160 countries.
Venkat Menon, chief retail banking officer, Burgan Bank, said: “We are delighted to collaborate with Qatar Airways and MasterCard to launch this exclusive card offering, which brings with it the best in class benefits. We truly believe that with Burgan Bank Qatar Airways Card we have created an exclusive and superior value proposition for existing Qatar Airways privilege club members and everyone who enrolls into the programme.”
Rahul Kucheria, Qatar Airways’ senior manager - Loyalty, said: 'We are extremely pleased to be partnering with Burgan Bank and MasterCard to offer our Privilege Club members the opportunity to earn Qmiles on all spends.
“These Qmiles can be used for complimentary flights, cabin upgrades, duty free shopping and much more. We are certain our frequent fliers in Kuwait can truly benefit from the customer proposition this co-branded card has to offer.” - TradeArabia News Service