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Etihad Guest redemptions at 25% off

While we discuss Etihad Guest in the context of the ability to redeem Etihad Guest miles for Jet Airways tickets all the time, Etihad is running its own award fare sale between March 13 to March 20, 2015, for redemption on Etihad flights to and from Abu Dhabi to the following destinations: Brussels (BRU) Kolkata (CCU) Paris (CDG) Chengdu (CTU) Dallas (DFW) Moscow (DME) Dublin (DUB) Dusseldorf (DUS) Yerevan (EVN) Frankfurt (FRA) Geneva (GVA) Washington – Dulles (IAD) Jaipur (JAI) Karachi (KHI) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Los Angeles (LAX) Cyprus (LCA) Lagos (LOS) Madrid (MAD) Manchester (MAN) Melbourne (MEL) Munich (MUC) Milan (MXP) Nairobi (NBO) Toyko (NRT) Perth (PER) Seychelles (SEZ) San Francisco (SFO) Zurich (ZRH) There are two Indian airports…

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3 Etihad Guest bonus miles promotion you must sign on with today!

Etihad Guest is out there making a lot of waves with big sales (like the 35% off global sale) and also various promotions they launch from time to time. For the moment, these are the promotions you should absolutely sign on for, regardless of the fact that you may have plans to fly Etihad next few months or not. 1000 bonus miles for signup If you don’t have an Etihad Guest account, you should sign up for one with this promotion by March 31, 2015 and when you make your first transaction (including sending some credit card points to Etihad), you get 1000 bonus miles. The Economy & Business Double Bonus Miles promotion (registration till March 3, 2015) You will…

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Etihad offering Gold Elite tier status matches

Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer program of Etihad Airways, is offering a tier match to their Gold tier (second from top-most) and inviting people to apply for the status match till March 15, 2015. Etihad has long been offering status matches to Gold Elite tier, at least once a year. If you are in India and have a Citibank Prestige card, you anyways have an assured access to an Etihad Gold account, but if you don’t you should continue reading. Etihad Guest is a beneficial program for Indian frequent flyers, who travel on Jet Airways. Reciprocal benefits are available and you can use Etihad Guest miles to travel around India. The program works best in case you are a frequent…

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Jet Airways offering tickets INR 2015 onwards

Merry Christmas folks. Sorry, Santa had a lot of places to be last night and he just woke up a while ago. The sales are back in full force, and while I don’t write about each and every sale on my blog, this one looks like it makes the cut. Jet Airways is back with the first sale for the 2015 season. They are offering domestic Economy tickets at INR 2015 onwards, for travel between 01 February 2015 to September 30, 2015. For Business Class seats, tickets are going at INR 7,999 onwards. Ticket classes on sale are B, O & W for Economy and P for Business, and these are non-refundable tickets. Tickets need to be booked by December…

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Using Etihad miles to fly Jet Airways around India

One of the most attractive award charts out there for travel around India, is that of Etihad Airways, which offers some sweet redemptions on Jet Airways. Check out this PDF here which lists the routes and mileage requirements per sector. I have had the intention to use this chart to book tickets on Jet Airways, but never had any sectors to try it out on, since revenue tickets are usually cheap enough. Recently, however, I was in a situation where I needed to book up family for an up coming trip, and revenue tickets were expensive, and this was the perfect time to try out this method. I call the Etihad award chart sweet, because it has some real gems…

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Etihad launches its new livery on the B787 & the A380

Etihad has been undergoing a secret makeover for months, but they don’t make a secret of it when they are ready. As a 11-year young airline, I really love their luxury product in the First Class, however, they’ve been upping the game with their new cabin products, including the Residence which they will launch on their A380 later this year. Not just that. There has been a lot of discussion around the interwebs of a new livery that would come in on the new planes. I absolutely love the old one, but the new livery was just introduced a couple of days back on the A380 that Etihad has on order… And then just a short while back, on the…

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