LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Global business support services partner arvato and British Airways have agreed a new five-year strategic partnership.
“We are happy to welcome arvato on board and will work closely with them to ensure delivery of the high level of customer service that our customers expect.”
Under the agreement, arvato will support British Airways by delivering some telephone customer service functions for its global contact centre operation.
Following a competitive tender process, arvato was chosen for its global service capability and the flexibility of its proposed solutions.
“British Airways is our newest global partner, and this agreement demonstrates the model of support that we can provide to leading international brands which require a range of integrated customer support services,” said Matthias Mierisch, CEO & Chairman of arvato UK & Ireland.
Sara Dunham, British Airways’ head of retail and direct channels, said: “We are happy to welcome arvato on board and will work closely with them to ensure delivery of the high level of customer service that our customers expect.”
For more information, please go to http://www.arvato.co.uk
About arvato UK & Ireland
arvato is a trusted global business outsourcing partner to the private and public sectors in the UK. With more than 50 years of experience in outsourcing, arvato combines expertise in business process outsourcing (BPO), finance services, contact centres, loyalty and customer retention, supply chain solutions, and public sector and citizen services to deliver innovative, individual solutions. arvato has long-term partnerships with some of the most respected companies in the UK and globally, as well as innovative public sector clients. It is a subsidiary of arvato AG, a leading global BPO provider with over 63,000 people employed across almost 40 countries worldwide. arvato has annual revenues of €4.4bn contributing over a quarter of the Bertelsmann group annual revenues of over €16.1bn. For more information, visit www.arvato.co.uk.
About British Airways
British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, is one of the world's leading global premium airlines and the largest international carrier in the UK. The carrier has its home base at London Heathrow, the world's busiest international airport and flies to more than 70 different countries. In 2012 the airline carried more than 37 million customers. The airline currently has a fleet of more than 270 aircraft.