Abu Dhabi, UAE – April was a record month for Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, as it collected an impressive haul of awards. The programme took top honours at four separate award ceremonies throughout the month.
It was recognised for the ‘Best Premium Islamic Card’ for its ADIB Etihad Guest Gold Card at the Banker Middle East Product Awards; ‘Best Frequent Flyer Programme’ at the Business Traveler Middle East Awards; the ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme’ at the World Travel Awards, and the ‘Best Affinity Credit Card Middle East and Asia/Oceania’ for its ADCB Etihad Guest Above Credit Card at the prestigious Freddie Awards, held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, USA.
This year’s Freddie’s awards received more than 4.2 million member votes for 233 loyalty programmes from around the world.
Yasser Al Yousuf, Managing Director of Etihad Guest, said: “It has been a great start to the year for Etihad Guest, and it is very satisfying to see our efforts being recognised internationally. We are continually trying to grow and improve our offering to make it more appealing for our members. In recent years Etihad Guest has expanded into a true ‘lifestyle programme’ by partnering with not only banks and hotels, but car rental companies, amusement parks, department stores, jewellers, car dealerships, medical centres and more.”
To celebrate these wins, Etihad Guest members can enjoy 10 per cent discount on all Etihad Airways flights booked in First, Business and Economy Class. Book on www.etihad.com/visaoffer by 31 May for travel until 11 December 2018.
-Ends-About Etihad Aviation GroupHeadquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Etihad Aviation Group is a diversified global aviation and travel group with a business model driven by partnership and an innovative approach to growth. Etihad Aviation Group comprises five business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates; Etihad Airways Engineering; Etihad Airport Services; Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners. For more information, please visit: www.theetihadaviationgroup.com.About Hala GroupHala Group supports Etihad Aviation Group’s strategic investments in global loyalty and travel distribution from its home in Abu Dhabi. Hala Abu Dhabi and Hala Travel Management offer corporate and consumer travel management, event and destination management services, while Etihad Holidays offers a comprehensive range of packages to the airline’s destinations. Global Loyalty Company manages several frequent flyer programmes with a combined membership of 18 million members: Etihad Guest (used by Etihad Airways, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles), JetPrivilege of Jet Airways, and MilleMiglia of Alitalia.
For more information, please contact:
Khaled Al Hashmi
Etihad Aviation Group
Tel: + +971 56 884 4430
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