AIG has entered into an agreement with Qatar Airways to offer Travel Guard insurance to all customers booking flights and holidays with the airline from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Qatar Airways customers across the GCC region can now benefit from AIG's value-added Travel Guard® insurance for f their business and leisure travel. Travel Guard offers three levels of insurance coverage and is designed to complement the needs of the customer, which can include the highest levels of medical expense coverage, trip interruption, travel delays, lost baggage, emergency travel services, and more.

The AIG protection cover is integrated into Qatar Airways' website, with customers offered personalized insurance at the click of a button when booking online.

Later this year, the Travel Guard offer will be extended to Qatar Airways passengers from Europe, the United States, India, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, and parts of Africa. Travel Guard provides 24-hour assistance and a broad array of travel coverages to customers in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Jeff Rutledge, CEO, AIG Travel, said, "We are excited to offer Travel Guard to passengers of the world's five-star airline. This will provide Travel Guard products and services to more people around the globe. Qatar Airways is one of the fastest-growing and most awarded airlines in the history of the aviation industry."

Michael Jensen, Managing Director, MENA, said, "By joining forces with one of the world's leading airlines, we are ensuring that customers benefit from the expertise, service capabilities and reach of two global brands."

Travel Guard customers have 24/7 access to a dedicated team of multi-lingual staff, doctors, nurses, and security personnel. AIG's eight global service centers are strategically located worldwide, so the Travel Guard team can help resolve emergencies quickly and effectively.