Qatar Airways, Access Bank ink deal on discounted fares

Qatar Airways, the unprecedented seven-time winner of the Skytrax ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, on Tuesday announced its partnership with Access Bank to offer the bank’s customers across Africa exclusive discounts on flights – embodying its commitment to enhancing air transport accessibility and convenience.

In efforts to ease financial barriers to air travel, the multiple award-winning airline will offer a 12 per cent discount on both business and economy class tickets to Access Bank customers who book their flights online using Qatar Airways’ website (

From February 14 to March 31, 2024, Access Bank customers, using the promo code “ACCESS”, can book flights to any destination in the world and travel up till June 30, 2024.

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This partnership reiterates Qatar Airways’ commitment to streamline travel within and across African markets by delivering first-rate services and offerings to passengers. Through diversified methods of payment and exclusive rewards, Qatar Airways continues to ensure travelling and flight bookings remain seamless and accessible to travellers.

As we are in the season of love and passengers tend to want to travel to spend time with loved ones, our priority at Qatar Airways remains to broaden opportunities to travel for our passengers in the African market says Hendrik duPreez, Qatar Airways’ Vice President – Africa.

Although Africa stands as the most underserved market, we strongly believe in the power of partnerships like these in transforming travel within the continent. We are proud to partner with respected pan-African financial institutions like Access Bank to provide innovative incentives for passengers and customers,” Du Preez explains.

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This announcement comes on the heels of Qatar Airways’ recent expansion of routes across the African continent along with increased flight frequencies in various locations- solidifying its network of destinations to over 160 destinations globally.

Iyabo Soji-Okusanya, Access Bank’s Executive Director for Corporate and Investment Banking expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, saying, “Our team is delighted to collaborate with Qatar Airways to bring exceptional travel benefits to our valued customers. This offering aligns with our commitment to enhancing the overall experience for those who choose Access Bank and continue to do so every year. By providing exclusive discounts on Qatar Airways flights, we aim to make travel more accessible and enjoyable for our customers,” says Soji-Okusanya

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For more information on Qatar Airways’ discounted flights, visit or become a Privilege Club member for more exclusive rewards and benefits.

Wole Shadare