Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ loyalty program,
has unveiled a range of new benefits for holders of its Gold Elite
The new benefits include an increase in tier
bonus miles from 50% to 75% as well as a complimentary nomination
to Etihad Guest Gold for any other member of their choosing.
addition, regardless of the cabin they are flying in, Etihad Guest
Gold Elite members now have access to Etihad Airways’ Diamond
First Class Lounges for them and a companion as well as access to
Diamond First Class check-in.
Gold Elite members are also guaranteed to be
able to purchase a Pearl Business Class seat, when booking at
least 48 hours prior to departure, on an Etihad Airways operated
flight for their chosen date and destination.
“Etihad Guest is renowned as the
world’s leading loyalty program and so we are always looking at
new and exciting enhancements for our members,” said Barry Green,
Etihad Airways’ Vice President Customer Relationship Management
“The new Etihad Guest Gold Elite member benefits, with 75%
tier bonus miles and Guaranteed Pearl Business Class seat, ensure
that our elite offering continues to set the highest benchmark
across the industry.”
The Etihad Guest
program was launched in 2006 and in the next few months is
expected to reach two million members.
of the Etihad Guest program include:
• No blackout periods – GuestSeats are available on
all flights, and if a seat is available, it can be booked
Anytime availability – all seats, including the very last seat,
are available at any time
• Redeem OpenSeats at a mileage
cost equivalent to the commercial price of the seat
• Miles plus cash – decide how many miles to
use and contribute the rest in cash using our Miles+Cash feature
• PointsPay – a
new redemption feature which liberates Etihad Guest Miles by
converting them instantly to cash to spend at thirty million
The Etihad Guest Gold
Elite tier level is the top frequent flyer recognition of the
Etihad Guest program and can only be attained by earning the
required status miles.
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