Emirates Bank customers can make payments through the bank's network of both ATMs and CDMs, while travelers not holding accounts with Emirates Bank can avail of the service via the bank's network of CDMs only. In both cases, passengers can check in the airport carrying their receipts collected at the time of payment and present it at the airport as their travel ticket.
Jamal Bin Ghalaita, General Manager Consumer Banking and Wealth Management commented on the newly launched service saying:
"Emirates Bank's partnership with Air Arabia is another proof of our commitment to lead in the provision of distinctive and favorable services for UAE residents. We recognize the achievements of Air Arabia and are confident that our joined efforts will result in an enhanced service for customers. With our steadily growing partnership network, which includes alliances with numerous reputed companies and service providers, we continue to assess opportunities to widen our appeal to the UAE population."
Ali Al Hamdany, Director of Information Technology and Corporate projects said: "This innovative step in partnership with Emirates Bank makes it even easier to travel with Air Arabia. Utilising the ATM and CDM to pay for flights is an important milestone in the road to make travel available to everyone, with this achieved Air Arabia is yet again pioneering the air travel market in this part of the world..
Kyle Haywood, Commercial Director at Air Arabia said: "This step further enhances the value for money services we offer to our customers to more than 37 destinations. As the leading Low Cost Carrier in the MENA region and through this partnership with Emirates Bank, Air Arabia now offers its customers more options to pay less and fly more."
Haywood Added: 'In a highly competitive market, growth can be achieved through excellence in service, innovation and outstanding customer service. This new payment service in conjunction with Emirates Bank is designed to make our services even more attractive."
Mohammed Saif Al Falasi, Head of Alternative Channels-Emirates Bank commented on this occasion, "Emirates Bank continues to research ways of offering value added services through its modern & unconventional banking channels to the UAE society."