The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways has relaunched its loyalty programme, Etihad Guest. The redesigned and upgraded reward scheme provides its members significantly enhanced benefits, the airline said in a statement.
Presently there are more than 6.5 million Etihad Guest members worldwide. As per the part of the relaunch, members will be able to pay with Etihad Guest Miles for more travel ancillaries like economy space, extra baggage and insurance via Etihad.com booking engine. Upgrades and related services, , will also be available with miles on Etihad.com, such as excess baggage and taxes.
“We are very proud of the Etihad Guest programme and through its well-timed relaunch are striving to deliver new and more innovative ways of rewarding the loyalty of our millions of guests worldwide, by removing restrictions wherever possible, and by providing a wider range of superior benefits and products, delivered to them with the style and professionalism they have come to expect from Etihad Guest. We will continue to engage with our members, whether existing or new, on an even greater personal level moving forward, so Etihad Guest can evolve based on the needs of our customers, and also to cater to developing global travel trends.” Said Robin Kamark, chief commercial officer, Etihad Aviation Group.
Guests who have Gold and above tier status will be offered complimentary one-way chauffeur service to or from Abu Dhabi International Airport, when travelling in Business and first on miles redemption tickets.