Dr K Hariprasad
Emirates, India hospital deal offers special fares
Dubai, July 12, 2014
Dubai-based Emirates has teamed up with top healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals to offer specially formulated fares for round-trip flights on the airline to the hospital’s flagship locations in India.
As part of this tie-up, the patients and their attendants from 19 countries across Middle East and Africa can avail the discounts on trips to Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad and Bangalore.
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, a statement said.
“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,” said Dr K Hariprasad, CEO, Apollo Hospitals.
“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.”
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 per cent 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. – TradeArabia News Service