Colombo, 1st August 2017 – Mastercard announced its partnership with Emirates to offer additional savings on economy and business class tickets. Cardholders can avail a discount of up to 8% on return economy fares and up to 10% on return business class fares when purchasing tickets on using their Mastercard credit and debit cards. This offer is applicable to passengers originating from Colombo for bookings made from 17th July to 18th August, 2017 on flights from now until 30th November, 2017.

“We are delighted to partner with Mastercard on this promotion that offers added value to our passengers. We believe that this will give Mastercard cardholders yet another reason to traverse the world with Emirates,” said Devika Ellepola, Emirates’ Regional Sales Manager.

“With the steady rise in the number of Sri Lankans traveling abroad for business and leisure, we are excited to partner with Emirates and offer discounts on their Mastercard cards. We look forward to seeing cardholders avail the savings on offer and explore the world with their Mastercard cards,” said R. B. Santosh Kumar, country manager – Sri Lanka and Maldives, Mastercard.

For more information contact call Emirates on +94 11 470 4070 or visit


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