Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has teamed up with Apollo Hospitals, Asia's foremost healthcare provider, to connect international patients with quality healthcare services in India.
As part of this tie-up, the patients and their attendants from 19 countries across Middle East and Africa can come to the hospital's flagship locations in Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad and Bangalore to avail these specially formulated fares for round-trip flights on Emirates.
Apollo Hospitals in its journey so far has touched and enriched 37 million lives from across 120 countries.
The countries in Middle East would include Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE. Furthermore, the patients from African countries including - Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Cote d'Ivoire can avail this facility.
"Healthcare sector is evolving and has made a great progress in the last few decades. However, access to better healthcare facilities, good quality and cost related challenges still exist. Therefore, we have entered into a strategic partnership with Emirates involving patients and attendants coming from this region to Apollo Hospitals. Furthermore, all Apollo Hospitals customers can also enjoy special Emirates fares to selected destinations. We are delighted to team-up with Emirates Airline and reach-out to these patients who value quality healthcare," said Dr.K.Hariprasad, CEO, Apollo Hospitals.
The hospital's customers from India can save up to six percent on return business class and up to four percent on return economy class bookings across the Emirates network from India. They can also save up to 10 percent on business class and up to five percent on economy class bookings from selected points of origin to India.
Under this partnership, the travellers coming to Apollo Hospitals from the above mentioned locations can avail the special fares through the ticket booking section of the Emirates Airline microsite using the passcode, which is mentioned within the site.
Apollo Hospitals has been ranked amongst the top organisations to work by Gallup Great Places to Work (GGWA). This would mean that Apollo is now amongst globally recognised organisations for mastering how to engage workforce to deliver sustainable growth.
In early 2014, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad was bestowed the prestigious 'International Medical Tourism Award' for Excellence in customer service, by the reputed International Medical Travel Journal, UK, at a glittering ceremony at JW Marriott Hotel in Dubai . The dedication to customer service rendered by Apollo Health City was applauded on the international platform attended by number of dignitaries from healthcare, insurance, pharmaceutical industries from around the world.