Qatar Airways and British Airways Launch New Multi-Branded Credit Card With IndusInd Bank
In partnership with Indian Bank IndusInd, Qatar Airways and British Airways are launching a multi-branded Visa credit card. The card will be available in the first quarter of FY 2023-24, and will provide cardholders with the ability to earn more Avios.
On Thursday (January 5, 2023), Qatar Airways announced the launch of a new multi-brand Visa credit card in partnership with British Airways and IndusInd Bank of India. The card will be available to consumers during the first quarter of financial year 2023-24, and will allow British Airways Executive Clun and Qatar Airways Privilege Club to earn more Avios and other valuable benefits. The multi-branded Infinite Visa will offer best-in-class rewards and benefits which will elevate the customer travel experience. At the time of application, customers will have the opportunity to select their preferred loyalty program and select their preferred travel destination to collect maximum Avios and a host of other benefits.
In Thursday’s announcement, Qatar Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, Thierry Antinori, said,
“When adopting Avios as our rewards currency, we promised members that new and exciting opportunities would come, this collaboration with oneworld® partner British Airways is another manifestation of this. We look forward to seeing our members in India availing the extensive benefits of this new partnership, which is designed to enhance their future travels.”
Also commenting on the new multi-branded Visa card, IAG Loyalty’s Head of Financial Partnerships, Oliver Currell, said,
“We are delighted to launch the new British Airways and Qatar Airways credit card with IndusInd Bank, a unique multi-brand credit card. The Avios currency will give Indian consumers great value rewards and opportunities to do more when it comes to global travel and experiences.”
IndusInd Bank’s Head of Consumer Banking & Marketing, Mr. Soumitra Sen, added,
“IndusInd Bank has always been a pioneer in bringing forth some of the most innovative propositions through its array of banking solutions and suite of credit cards. We are now delighted to collaborate with Qatar Airways and British Airways, to launch this multi-branded credit card, that aims to transform the way India travels. A credit card thoughtfully designed to meet the expectations of discerning travellers with a value proposition curated around travel and bespoke offerings. With this credit card, our aim is to shift the power of choice completely into the hands of the customers.”
Multi award-winning Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the State of Qatar and currently serves nearly 150 global destinations from their base in Doha, Qatar. The airline was recently named ‘Airline of the Year’ for the sixth time at the 2021 World Airline Awards managed by Skytrax. Qatar Airways also received awards for the ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airport Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’, and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East.’
British Airways is a global airline and the UK’s flag carrier, and has been flying customers to where they want to be for over 100 years. With their main base at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5, British Airways flies to destinations in 65 countries. The airline connects Britain with the world and the world with Britain, operating one of the most extensive international scheduled networks, together with joint business, codeshare and franchise partners. British Airways is also a founding member of the global oneworld alliance, which serves approximately 1,000 destinations worldwide. In September 2021, British Airways launched ‘BA Better World’, the carrier’s sustainability program, committing to put sustainability at the heart of everything the company does, including a clear roadmap to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Source(s): Qatar Airways, British Airways