Doha – MENA Herald: Qatar Airways has entered into an agreement with the American International Group (AIG) to offer Travel Guard insurance to all Qatar Airways customers booking flights and holidays in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait.
AIG’s Travel Guard programme offers three levels of insurance coverage and is designed to suit the individual needs of each customer including the highest level of medical expense coverage, trip interruption, travel delays, lost baggage, emergency travel services and more. Qatar Airways customers in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait can benefit from the value-added programme for all their business and leisure travel and will receive an online certificate when they choose to buy the insurance cover.
“We are very confident that our partnership with AIG will bring even more peace of mind to our passengers at every stage of their journey,” said Mr. Ishfaq Jalal, Qatar Airways VP GCC, Levant, Iran, Iraq & Yemen. “Travel Guard is one of the most sophisticated travel insurance products on the market, backed by AIG’s award-winning assistance and claims service that spans the world.”
Later this year, the Travel Guard offer will be extended to Qatar Airways passengers from selected point of origin, in Europe, the United States, India, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and parts of Africa. Travel Guard provides 24-hour assistance and comprehensive coverage to customers in more than 100 countries across the globe.
“We are excited to be able to offer Travel Guard to passengers of the world’s five-star airline,” said Jeff Rutledge, Chief Executive Officer of AIG Travel. “This is a strategic relationship to provide Travel Guard products and services to more people around the globe. Qatar Airways is one of the fastest-growing and most awarded airlines in the history of the aviation industry. We look forward to a fruitful and long-lasting partnership.”
Travel Guard customers have 24/7 access to a dedicated team of multi-lingual staff, doctors, nurses and security personnel. AIG’s eight global service centres are strategically located at key locations worldwide, so the Travel Guard team can help resolve any emergency quickly and effectively. The AIG protection can be purchased by logging in to the ‘Manage Booking’ application on the Qatar Airways website at www.qatarairways.com, offering customers personalised insurance at the click of a button.