In a first-of-its-kind venture, Qatar Airways Privilege Club, British Airways Executive Club, and IndusInd Bank have partnered to launch a multi-branded credit card powered by Visa.
The launch and availability of the multi-brand credit card is scheduled for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023 – 2024. Through this proposition, members will soon be able to receive Avios, the rewards currency for British Airways Executive Club and Qatar Airways Privilege Club, by enrolling and selecting their preferred loyalty programme.
This credit card will be offered in the Visa Infinite variation and will provide consumers with best-in-class rewards and benefits to enhance their travel experience. At the time of application, this credit card will provide consumers with the opportunity to choose their preferred airline loyalty programme and travel destination in order to collect the maximum number of Avios points and take advantage of a multitude of other perks.
Thierry Antinori, the Chief Commercial Officer of Qatar Airways, stated:
“Today Qatar Airways Privilege Club takes another step forward in providing our members with the best offerings in the industry, introducing a first-of-its-kind Visa multi-branded credit card, in India with IndusInd Bank. 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.”
Oliver Currell, Head of Financial Partnerships at IAG Loyalty, stated:
“We are delighted to launch the new British Airways and Qatar Airways credit card with IndusInd Bank; a unique multibrand 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.”
Mr. Soumitra Sen, Head – Consumer Banking & Marketing, IndusInd Bank, spoke at the event and stated:
“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.”
Sujai Raina, Head Of Business Development, India, Visa, stated:
“With air travel rebounding fast post-pandemic, consumers will seek new destinations to travel to and unwind. At Visa, a key priority for us, thus, is to ensure that together with our partners, we provide a suite of benefits that are aligned to the needs of today’s traveller. We are delighted to partner with Induslnd Bank, British Airways and Qatar Airways to power this unique multi-branded credit card and deliver a seamless and secure travel and payment experience.”