British Airways recently announced that it has extended its long-term partnership with the American Express Middle East and North Africa aimed at offering card members special discounts on online air fares.
With this extension the card members will continue to benefit as usual and will receive a 10 percent online discount on flights from the GCC countries to the US, UK, Canada and select European destinations.
Card members booking their tickets online will be eligible for a 10 percent discount on the fare when traveling in British Airways World Traveler, economy class cabin World Traveler Plus, premium economy, and Club World business class from Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat, Riyadh or Jeddah. The discounts will be valid both on return tickets originating from the GCC countries.
The 10 percent discount being offered will only be available on payments made using a valid American Express Card, and are applicable on the fare only. Besides, BA Miles and Tier Points in accordance with the Executive Club terms and conditions can also be earned by the card members who are British Airways Executive Club members.
Paolo Derenzis, Area Commercial Manager Middle East, British Airways, while expressing his happiness over the renewed partnership agreement said, “We are excited to partner once again with American Express, which is among the top brands in the world. This announcement is particularly well timed, coming just ahead of the busy summer travel season in the region, and we look forward to servicing both individual and corporate card members on their journeys to the UK, US and Canada.”