Emirates Skywards has replaced flydubai’s
frequent flyer programme, OPEN, officially becoming the loyalty
programme of Emirates airline and flydubai.
The alignment of the
loyalty programme now allows Emirates Skywards members to also
earn Skywards Miles and Tier Miles when travelling on both
Former OPEN members can enrol into Emirates Skywards to
continue earning Miles on flydubai.
The alignment of the loyalty programme for both
airlines builds on Emirates and flydubai’s close partnership which
includes codesharing on an
extended global route network and several initiatives including
commercial, network planning, and airport operations.
pleased to announce the expansion of our loyalty programme to now
include two airlines- Emirates airline and flydubai. The strategic
move will bring even more benefits to our members giving them
opportunities to earn and spend Miles on an extended global route
network, as well as select privileges on both airlines,” said Dr
Nejib Ben Khedher, Senior Vice President, Emirates Skywards.
Emirates Skywards members can now earn Skywards Miles and
Tier Miles on all flydubai flights. Members can also spend Skywards Miles or a combination of cash and Miles to book flydubai
flights, as well as to pay for optional extras such as
pre-ordered meals and extra legroom seats.
Emirates Skywards members can use the
flydubai Miles Calculator tool on Emirates website to check how
many Miles they will earn for each fare type of their chosen
When travelling on flydubai, Emirates Skywards Silver,
Gold and Platinum members will be able to get select benefits
regardless of their class of travel including extra baggage
allowances and priority check-in at flydubai’s Business Class
New Emirates Skywards members will also receive a
first flight bonus when they take their first Emirates or flydubai
flight within six months of joining.