OAB Enters Into Exclusive Partnership with Emirates

Muscat, May 07, 2018: Oman Arab Bank (OAB), in its constant endeavour to offer its customers the best possible banking experience with great value added benefits, has now entered into an exclusive partnership with the Emirates Airline. The partnership means that OAB Credit and Debit Card customers will now enjoy exclusive discount offerings on online ticket purchases and Emirates Holidays packages.

Commenting on the new offer, Rashad Al Shaikh, DGM – Retail Banking said, “OAB has always been committed towards developing first class products that provide its clients with great benefits. We are delighted to enter into a collaboration with Emirates; especially one such as this, which perfectly complements the prominent market standing of both organisations. With this endeavour, we foresee a long term strategic relationship with Emirates Airline to fulfil a shared ambition of providing our customers with a premium range of products and services.”

On the occasion of signing ceremony, Saeed bin Hafez, Emirates Country Manager Oman said, “Emirates 25 year journey in Oman has been defined by progressive growth and today’s partnership with Oman Arab Bank will go a long way by adding value and providing superior travel experiences for OAB’s customers through Emirates Holidays packages as well as special fares . We are confident that our partnership with OAB will grow from strength to strength in Oman and we look forward to inspiring OAB card members to explore the world with Emirates.”

As part of the offer, OAB will be conducting weekly draws exclusively for customers who apply for a new OAB Credit Card between May 01 and July 31, 2018, where the winner will receive a free round trip flight to London on Emirates. Furthermore, all existing OAB customers using their OAB cards to purchase Emirates tickets online at emirates.com/om/oab, between May 01 and July 31, 2018, for travel before November 31, 2018, will receive a 10% and 7% discount on annual and promotional fares. Similarly, OAB customers can also avail of a 10% discount on Emirates Holidays packages purchased and used between May 01 and December 31, 2018. As with the tickets, in order to avail the discounts, customers are required to use their OAB cards to purchase the packages online at www.emiratesholidays.com/om_en/pages/oab.

“In addition to these offers, customers utilising their OAB Credit Cards to make the purchase can also convert their Emirates website transactions into a 0% mark-up Easy Payment Plan for three months. All they will be required to do is simply call the OAB call centre once the transaction has been completed and request to convert it,” added Rashad.

OAB offers a range of VISA Credit Cards comprising of VISA Internet, Classic, Gold, Platinum, and Infinite; each of which come with a range of benefits including high credit limits, flexible repayment options, complementary airport lounge access, insurance options, and much more depending on the type of card issued. However, all cards benefit from OAB’s reward points – a comprehensive loyalty program from for the Bank’s Credit Card members offering an array of privileges. It has been designed to keep each customer’s unique lifestyle needs in mind and is amongst the most rewarding value additions to any OAB card holder. Whether it is travelling, staying in a resort, dining out, or shopping for business or pleasure, the OAB Rewards gives each customer more of what they enjoy.

Oman Arab Bank is one of the first banks to be established in Oman, with a rich and proud history. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 65 branches and representative offices and 148 ATMs spread across the Sultanate. OAB provides the complete range of financial products and services for personal banking, corporate and investment clients.

Emirates operates four daily flights from Muscat to over 150 global destinations via its hub in Dubai. Onboard, passengers can look forward to world-class in-flight menus and the award-winning ice system with up to 3,500 channels of entertainment.