Etihad Airways and airberlin have confirmed they will integrate their frequent flyer programs as part of the rollout of their recent partnership.
Etihad Guest and airberlin topbonus frequent flyer program members will earn award and status miles on each other’s airlines.
Etihad Guest Silver, Gold and Gold Elite members will enjoy additional status benefits such as use of airberlin’s priority check-in, priority boarding and increased baggage allowances on all routes.
Etihad Guest Silver, Gold and Gold Elite members will also be able to access exclusive airberlin waiting areas at Berlin, Cologne and Dusseldorf airports.
Similar reciprocal benefits will be available to airberlin topbonus members travelling with Etihad Airways.
Etihad Airways chief commercial officer Peter Baumgartner said: “This is another tangible step in the roll-out and integration of our extensive partnership with airberlin.
“Etihad Guest members will now be able to earn status and bonus miles across airberlin’s network and enjoy benefits such as use of airberlin lounges and increased baggage allowances.
“With a combined network of 239 destinations, this frequent flyer deal amounts to a fantastic proposition for Etihad Guest members as well as for airberlin’s topbonus program members.”
To celebrate Etihad Airways’ partnership with airberlin and the new non-stop flight from Berlin to Abu Dhabi, Etihad Guest is giving double award miles to all Etihad Guest members when they book flights marketed and operated by airberlin. The offer will run until February 19th, 2012.
Etihad Airways is considered the World’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards.