Skyward members get e-gate card

Skywards, the frequent flyer program of Emirates and SriLankan Airlines, is offering its Silver Card members speedy exit and entry through Dubai airport with a multi-application card. Emirates airline recently launched a second daily non-stop flight from New York’s JFK in November.

Skywards Silver Card members resident in the UAE or in countries listed as visa-waivered, can obtain the card, which is combined with Dubai Immigration’s e-Gate Card, in exchange for just 5,000 Skywards Miles.

The e-Gate Card, issued by the Dubai Naturalization & Residency Department (DNRD), usually costs $40 and is part of Dubai International Airport’s fully-automated immigration control facility, which provides a fast-track immigration clearance using smart technology and biometric scans.