Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege inks a frequent flyer partnership with Etihad Regional
JetPrivilege members will now be able to earn and redeem JPMiles on all eligible Etihad Regional flights.
Mumbai June 30, 2015:
JetPrivilege, the award-winning frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline and Etihad Regional, the Swiss based regional carrier and an Etihad Airways Partners member, forged a frequent flyer agreement effective June 30, 2015. JetPrivilege members will now be able to avail of more opportunities for accrual and redemption of JPMiles, on all eligible Etihad Regional flights.
With the introduction of its 28th frequent flyer partner carrier, JetPrivilege members will now earn JPMiles when travelling on Etihad Regional flights to popular destinations such as Florence, Geneva, Ibiza, Lugano, Rome, Venice, Zurich on the latter’s network and redeem JPMiles for Etihad Regional flight tickets. The partnership will also ensure that the JetPrivilege Platinum, Gold & Silver elite tier members will enjoy premium membership benefits like excess baggage allowance and access to eligible lounges when travelling on the Etihad Regional network.
Manish Dureja, Managing Director, JetPrivilege, said, “We continuously strive to improve our JetPrivilege programme for our members and make it easier for them to earn and redeem JPMiles. We are therefore pleased to welcome Etihad Regional to our programme as our newest airline partner. Our goal has always been to provide our elite tier members with consistent privileges and an enhanced member experience, whenever they fly with our airline partners. We are confident that the alliance with Etihad Regional is a step in this direction.”
With Etihad Regional joining JetPrivilege as an airline partner, each of the Etihad Airways Partner airlines are now part of the JetPrivilege programme.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 75 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.92 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 75 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Paris, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
Jet Airways is a member airline of Etihad Airways Partners
About Jet Privilege Private Ltd
Jet Privilege Private Limited is a specialized loyalty and rewards management company, a joint venture between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways, established to develop, manage, operate and market JetPrivilege – an internationally acclaimed, award winning loyalty and rewards programme.
JetPrivilege, the proud recipient of the prestigious Freddie Award in 2013 and ‘Best Loyalty Program in Service Sector’ in the 7th Loyalty Summit Awards in 2014, continues to be the Frequent Flyer programme of Jet Airways, offering exclusive privileges to members when they travel on Jet Airways and any of its partner airlines. The programme offers the unique benefit of accelerating JPMiles accumulation through use of co-branded credit and debit cards, book & stay across domestic and international hotel partners, and carry out transactions with any of the 150+ programme partners from different industries like retail, telecom, lifestyle, dining, entertainment to name a few. JPMiles can be redeemed for Award Flights to over 1000 destinations across the world.
About Etihad Regional
Operated by Darwin Airline, Etihad Regional is the new European brand operated by Switzerland’s leading regional carrier, Darwin Airline, founded in 2003. Etihad Regional, a full service airline, currently operates with a fleet of seven 50-seat Saab 2000 turboprop aircraft and four 68-seat ATR 72-500s, serving several destinations in four European countries: Switzerland, France, Italy, and Spain. Besides serving a range of key secondary cities in Europe, Etihad Regional also offers international destinations around the world through its 33.3 per cent shareholding equity and codeshare partner, Etihad Airways. The airline’s head office is located in Lugano with major operational hub in Geneva. For more information, please visit www.etihadregional.com