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Etihad Guest Renews UAE Co-Brand Credit Partnership With Visa for Seven More Years

Etihad Airways has today announced that their Etihad Guest loyalty program has renewed their partnership with Visa in the UAE for a further seven years. Etihad has six banking partnerships in the UAE, enabling cardholders to earn rewards through everyday purchases.

Etihad Guest and Visa Renew Their Exclusive Co-Brand Partnership for Seven Years - Courtesy Etihad Airways

On Tuesday (October 10, 2023), Etihad Airways announced that their Etihad Guest loyalty program has renewed their exclusive co-branded credit card program in the UAE with Visa for seven more years. Etihad has six banking partnerships in the UAE that are enabled through their Visa co-brand partnership, which provides cardholders with benefits such as lounge access, concierge services and insurance, as well as the ability to earn rewards through everyday purchases.

In Tuesday’s announcement, Etihad Airways’ Chief Revenue Officer, Arik De, said,

“With more than 9 million members globally, the Etihad Guest programme offers our members and guests a richly rewarding travel and lifestyle experience. As two leading and trusted global brands, we’re proud to renew our exclusive partnership with Visa, giving us further ability to enhance and evolve the Etihad Guest programme for our members in the UAE both locally and as they travel the world with Etihad. These are part of the exciting array of offerings we are adding as we further cement Etihad Guest’s position as a leading loyalty programme across regions.”

Also commenting on the co-brand credit card partnership extension, Visa’s SVP and Group Country Manager for the GCC, Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, added,

“This partnership not only strengthens Visa’s position as a global leader in airline cobrands but also enhances our ability to provide exceptional value to consumers in the UAE. Soon, Etihad Guest Visa cardholders will be able to enjoy new payment products and benefits, while enjoying convenient and secure payments at our more than 100 million merchants worldwide. We are delighted to renew our partnership with Etihad Guest for another seven years, and look forward to delivering more value for our cardholders and Etihad customers as the airline and Etihad Guest programme continue to grow and evolve.”

Source: Etihad Airways


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