Qatar Airways passengers from India can now pay in monthly instalments


Qatar Airways has introduced a new online payment scheme for bookings made on its website exclusively for customers with credit cards issued by Indian banks.

Passengers travelling from India would now have a new payment option for bookings, in monthly instalments of 3, 6, 9 or 12 months respectively.

According to an announcement made on Wednesday, this facility would be available for customers with credit cards issued by Indian banks, The Hindu reported.

The service aims to ease and enhance passengers’ travelling experience by making their booking transactions much more affordable and flexible. Only a minimum instalment fee needs to be paid to complete the purchase.

Qatar Airways Senior Manager Commercial–ISC, Naveen Chawla, said that the launch of the new EMI option gave their passengers tremendous benefits as they could now book their tickets online at their convenience through the website, and also instantly access latest offers.

“Through this new user-friendly and affordable payment scheme, passengers with credit cards issued by Indian banks will now have greater flexibility when it comes to planning their travel itinerary. Those who previously couldn’t book online due to their credit limit or a large outstanding balance will now be able to pay for their bookings effortlessly using their credit card,” Mr. Chawla said.

According to information on Qatar Airways website, bookings must be made using credit cards issued by one of the following banks: Axis Bank, HSBC Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and YES Bank.

Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India, including Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Nagpur and Thiruvananthapuram.

Published on 7 February 2019

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