Manama, Bahrain – 1 November, 2011:
KHCB, a leading Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has announced its partnership with Gulf Air, giving Visa Credit Card holders the opportunity to earn Falcon Frequent Flyer Air Miles, taking the creation of value-added retail banking products for the Kingdom of Bahrain to new heights.
Starting now customers using any KHCB Visa Credit Card (Classic, Gold, Platinum), can earn Falcon Frequent Flyer Miles for every purchase made. The miles can then be redeemed for fantastic offers from Gulf Air such as free tickets and upgrades as well as other privileges such as priority in waiting lists, special baggage identification tags and more.
Mr. Ebrahim Hussain Ebrahim, KHCB’s CEO & Board Member commented: “When we are developing retail banking products we focus on adding value to the lives of our customers. Our partnership with Gulf Air means that not only is our suite of Visa cards perfect for travel; with worldwide acceptance, high security features and insurance, they can also be used to create a better travel experience for our customers and their families.”
Mr. Ebrahim also added, "We are delighted to be partnered with Bahrain’s National carrier. Building partnerships that benefit our customers is at the core of our business philosophy and we intend to continue to navigate the Bank and our customers on this path of growth and success.”
Mr. Karim Makhlouf, Gulf Air’s Chief Commercial Officer commented: “We are delighted to enter this winning partnership with Khaleeji Commercial Bank for the benefit of our mutual customers. Today’s announcement follows the recent launch of a series of customer-centric commercial initiatives including a complete revamp of our Falconflyer Program. Now for Khaleeji Commercial Bank Visa Credit Card customers, claiming and redeeming miles is an even more attractive value proposition with benefits such as the best miles redemption rates in the GCC and Middle East among many others that will make their travel experience more enjoyable and rewarding.”
For more information on how to register to earn Gulf Air Falcon Frequent Flyer miles or to apply for one of KHCB’s Credit Cards, kindly contact the call center on 17540054 or visit any of the KHCB branches in Bahrain Financial Harbour, Al Zamil Tower, and Sanad branch located in Fuddruckers complex.