United Bank for Africa (UBA) and British Airways have announced a collaboration to reward loyal customers who are cardholders of the bank.
The six-month promo which begins in November will see the bank’s customers getting significant discounts when they purchase British Airways tickets using their UBA cards.
It will allow customers enjoy between 10% to 15% discount on any ticket purchased during the campaign. The ticket fares are exclusive of taxes as is applicable to purchases of all goods and services.
General Manager, Corporate Bank, UBA Directorate, Muyiwa Akinyemi, who expressed delight at the collaboration, noted that the promo was carefully thought out to ensure that loyal customers of the two institutions are duly rewarded while ensuring that they also receive more value for their money.
Mr Akinyemi added that for persons without a UBA account, all they require to benefit from this promo is to procure a card instantly from any UBA branch nationwide.
“UBA is excited to collaborate with one of the foremost Airlines in the world to run a promotion aimed at rewarding our cardholders and premium customers who will enjoy discounted tickets and other ancillary benefits such as loyalty points on the British Airways Executive Club,” he said.
Akinyemi noted that the bank has plans to partner with other airlines in future to provide further opportunities for reducing cost of travel for its customers.
Commercial Manager for British Airways in West Africa, Kola Olayinka, noted that the airline is pleased to partner with the bank due to its huge customer base and wide reach, adding that with the partnership, more customers will be able to enjoy the promo.
Mr Olayinka said, “British Airways is excited to partner with UBA, Africa’s Global Bank, to create a mind-blowing promotion aimed at raising awareness about this service to be rendered by both institutions.”