Qatar Airways Privilege Club and Visa Launch a 10-Year Exclusive Global Partnership

Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Thierry Antinori (right) and Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for GCC at Visa.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 – Qatar Airways Privilege Club has signed a global strategic agreement with digital payment company, Visa, as part of a new 10-year exclusive partnership.

This latest collaboration will enable Privilege Club to enhance and expand its portfolio of co-branded payment initiatives with key financial partners across key markets worldwide, a press statement issued by Qatar Airways said today.

The partnership will unveil new products to further augment Qatar Airways Privilege Club’s ambitions. With the Visa co-branded payment cards, members can look forward to enjoying several new features, such as complimentary worldwide airport lounge access, travel insurance, premium concierge service and much more, it said.

Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Thierry Antinori, said: “This strategic collaboration is the latest development in our mission to provide an unmatched loyalty programme with the greatest offerings available, complementing other recent initiatives like the adoption of Avios as the new reward currency, refreshing the digital experience and enhancements in products like Cash + Avios.”

Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for GCC at Visa, said: “Visa works closely with leading airline partners to deliver innovative and rewarding co-brand products that enhance the travel experience for our cardholder passengers. Our cardholders will soon be able to enjoy new payment products and benefits, while enjoying convenient and secure payments at more than 100 million merchants worldwide.”

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, currently named the ‘Best Airport in the World” by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2022.