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Jet Airways signs loyalty programme pact with Bangkok Airways


New Delhi: Jet Airways today said it has inked a loyalty programme pact with the Bangkok Airways under which the frequent fliers of the two carriers can redeem reward points while travelling on each other’s network.

The Mumbai-based full service airline flies three times a day to Bangkok from its two domestic hubs –Mumbai and New Delhi.

JetPrivilege, the rewards management programme and frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways has entered into a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with FlyerBonus, the loyalty scheme of Bangkok Airways, a release said today.

“This partnership with Bangkok Airways will offer exceptional value to our guests. The new code share destinations with Bangkok Airways are an important extension to the Jet Airways international network, enhancing our product offering and providing greater choice and convenience to our guests,” Jet Airways senior vice president for commercial Guarang Shetty said.

As part of the pact, JetPrivilege members can now earn and redeem JPMiles when travelling across the Bangkok Airways network including on destinations like Samui, Krabi, Phuket and Luang Prabang via Bangkok.

Reciprocally, members of Bangkok Airways’ FlyerBonus programme can also earn and redeem their miles across Jet Airways’ extensive network in India and key international destination in North America, Europe, Middle East and SAARC, the release said.

The JPMiles is run under a specialized loyalty and rewards management company Jet Privilege Private Limited (JPPL), which is a joint venture company between Jet Airways and Gulf carrier Etihad.

Etihad also holds 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways. With the introduction of its 29th frequent flyer airline partner, Jet Airways is offering its loyal members with greater choice and additional value when travelling with partner carriers, the airline said.

“We are delighted to partner with JetPrivilege, This will bring significant benefits to passengers of both airlines. We hope and trust that this partnership will enhance their traveling experience with us,” Bangkok Airways vice president for marketing Prote Setsuwan said.

“Enhancing reciprocal reward benefits for our JetPrivilege members will enable us to deliver to them a seamless experience when flying domestically and internationally across the combined networks of Jet Airways and Bangkok Airways,” Manish Dureja, Managing Director, JetPrivilege added.