Emirates, flydubai mark 4 years of partnership with new Skywards offers

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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UAE’s largest airline, Emirates has launched exclusive ‘Emirates Skywards’ offers to commemorate its four years of strategic partnership with Dubai’s budget airline, flydubai.

The Dubai-based airline groups joined hands in 2017, since then, it has served over 8.3 million passengers. Under the strategic partnership, Emirates Skywards, the loyalty program for Emirates and flydubai, expanded its global membership base, offering more than 27 million members exclusive rewards and benefits.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Chairman & CEO – Emirates
Chairman – Flydubai

“The strategic partnership between Emirates and flydubai continues to be a great success. The combined network offers our customers a better travel experience with more choices and greater flexibility – while also boosting traffic flows into our global and modern hub, Dubai. With the world’s mega-event, Expo 2020, currently taking place, we are thrilled to be playing a vital role in welcoming more than 25 million visitors to our home.”

The Emirates-flydubai network offers enhanced connectivity to over 210 destinations across 100 countries. Emirates customers can access more than 118 flydubai destinations, and flydubai passengers can access more than 126 Emirates destinations. Over the past 12 months, the most popular destinations booked through the codeshare partnership include Zanzibar, Male, and Kathmandu.

Over the past four years, more than 8.4 million Emirates Skywards members have earned 133 billion Skywards Miles through the Emirates and flydubai partnership. The award-winning loyalty program continues to grow its partnership portfolio to offer more than 27 million members unique and unmatched loyalty privileges.

In line with the fourth anniversary of the partnership, Emirates Skywards is offering an exclusive ‘Cash+Miles’ promotion, as part of which members can enjoy even more savings by instantly reducing the amount of cash paid towards the cost of any flight ticket. For every 2,000 Skywards Miles redeemed, members can enjoy a $20 discount off an Economy Class ticket or a $40 discount off a Business Class or First Class ticket. 

Emirates Skywards is also offering registered members a chance to earn a mile a minute during a stopover or holiday stay in Dubai, applicable on all Emirates and flydubai tickets purchased from 1 August 2021 until 31 March 2022.

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