City Bank and American Express® launched its 2nd International Airport Lounge at Dhaka Airport

City Bank and American Express® launched its 2nd International Airport Lounge at Dhaka Airport

City Bank and American Express launched its 2nd international Lounge at Hazrat Shahajalal International Airport on Tuesday, 18th September, 2018. The lounge named "City Bank American Express Platinum Lounge" will cater to the City Bank American Express Platinum Credit Cardmembers. Customers of Citygem and Citygem Sapphire, exclusive priority banking arm of City Bank can also avail this lounge.

The facilities at the lounge are complementary and the guests will enjoy 5-star experience from the moment they step into this luxurious wave themed lounge. With a seating capacity of 42 guests and a spacious reception lobby, the lounge is designed to provide the guests with state-of-the-art facilities including business center, prayer room, high speed wifi, dedicated American Express card service desk. The spacious buffet area provides a multi-cuisine array of scrumptious food and beverages prepared by Intercontinental Dhaka. Each seat is designed with charging facilities and reading lamps for convenience and flexibility. Earlier City Bank and American Express has set a benchmark by establishing country's first international Airport Lounge in 2010 followed by country's only Domestic Airport in 2013 at Dhaka Airport.

The lounge was inaugurated by A K M Shahjahan Kamal, MP, honorable Minister, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry as the chief guest. Md. Mohibul Haque, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism; Air Vice Marshal M Naim Hassan, Chairman, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh; Mohammed Shoeb, Chairman, Tabassum Kaiser, Vice-Chairperson, Aziz Al Kaiser, former Chairman and Director of City Bank and Divya Jain, Vice President, Global Network Services, South Asia, American Express attended the event as special guests.

The launch event was also attended by Sohail R K Hussain, Managing Director and CEO, Mashrur Arefin, Additional Managing Director, Majharul Islam, Head of Cards of City Bank; Kurush P Dastoor, Director, Head of Partner Card Services, American Express; James Mcdonald, General Manager, Intercontinental Dhaka; Shomi Kaiser, Managing Director, Dhansiri Communications Limited. Other senior officials from Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, City Bank and American Express were also present.

City Bank is the exclusive issuer and merchant acquirer of American Express Credit Cards in Bangladesh.