Posted on : Wed, 03 Mar 2010

Qatar, 3rd of March 2010 - Qatar National Bank (QNB), the country's leading financial institution, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, announced today the launch of the QNB Qatar Airways Titanium MasterCard credit card. The first MasterCard Titanium card program in Qatar, the card offers a host of benefits, such as superior insurance packages, extended warranty options and a growing airport lounge access program.

The QNB Qatar Airways Titanium MasterCard credit card is targeted at the upwardly mobile and financially confident young consumer, and is designed to recognize the cardholder’s willingness to stand out from the crowd. The card offers a range of privileges including free access to the Marhaba Lounge in Dubai, and an extended warranty on select purchases for one year. In addition, cardholders can accumulate Qmiles within the Qatar Airways loyalty program, receiving 1 Qmile for every QR 8 spent on their Titanium credit card.

Beside these unique offers, MasterCard cardholders will also have access to MasterCard Moments, an exclusive online repository of privileges. This program is specially designed for MasterCard cardholders to offer them benefits which include member-only invitations to special events and unique experiences, personalized moments tailored according to each cardholder’s interest and a Moments Wish List to manage chosen privileges.

Mr. Ali Al Kuwari, QNB’s Executive General Manager & Chief Business Officer, said: “at QNB, we understand the lifestyle needs of the affluent in Qatar. Therefore, we worked closely with MasterCard to offer our customers benefits that are meaningful to their lifestyle. We are delighted to be launching the first MasterCard Titanium credit card in Qatar as we believe it’s a testament to our commitment to offer our customers the best value and service”.

Eyad Al- Kourdi, Vice President & Country Manager, Southern Gulf – Oman, Qatar and UAE, MasterCard Worldwide said: “MasterCard is pleased to have collaborated with Qatar National Bank, to launch the first Titanium credit card in Qatar. MasterCard has a long and successful relationship with QNB and the Titanium MasterCard credit card is a great example of how MasterCard works with customer banks to develop targeted payment solutions that cater to the needs of specific groups of consumers.”