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Jet, Bangkok Airways Enter into Frequent Flier Partnership

NewsVoir | 15 Jan, 2016


JetPrivilege, the award-winning loyalty and rewards management programme and frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has entered into a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with FlyerBonus, the loyalty scheme of Bangkok Airways.

 

JetPrivilege members can now earn and redeem JPMiles when travelling across the Bangkok Airways network including popular destinations like Samui, Krabi, Phuket and Luang Prabang via Bangkok. Similarly 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.

 

Jet Airways operates three daily flights to Bangkok from its hubs in India – two from Mumbai and one from Delhi.

 

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.

 

Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President – Commercial, Jet Airways, said “This partnership with Bangkok Airways will offer exceptional value to our guests. The new codeshare 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.”

 

Mr. Prote Setsuwan, Vice President - Marketing of Bangkok Airways said "We are delighted to partner with JetPrivilege, the frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways. This will bring significant benefits to passengers of both airlines. As Bangkok Airways always continues to offer our FlyerBonus members more value and options, we hope and trust that this partnership will enhance their traveling experience with us."

 

Manish Dureja, Managing Director, JetPrivilege, added, “We are pleased to add Bangkok Airways as another partner for our JetPrivilege members to earn and redeem JPMiles. 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.  This is an exciting start to the new year for JetPrivilege, as we continue to focus on expanding the choice of airline and non-airline rewards for our members.”

 

About Jet Airways

Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline operating flights to 73 destinations, including 51 in India and 22 across the world. Jet Airways’ robust domestic network in India spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America.

 

The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s. With an average age of 6.63 years, this is one of the youngest fleets in the region.

 

Jet Airways together with airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Etihad Regional operated by Darwin Airline, and NIKI, participates in Etihad Airways Partners, which brings together like-minded airlines to offer customers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced frequent flyer benefits.

 

About Jet Privilege Private Ltd       

Jet Privilege Private Limited is a specialised loyalty and rewards management company, a joint venture between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways, established to develop, manage, operate and market JetPrivilege – an internationally acclaimed, award winning loyalty and rewards programme. JetPrivilege, the proud recipient of the prestigious Freddie Award in 2013 and ‘Best Loyalty Program in Service Sector’ in the 7th Loyalty Summit Awards in 2014,  continues to be the Frequent Flyer programme of Jet Airways, offering exclusive privileges to members when they travel on Jet Airways and any of its partner airlines. The programme offers the unique benefit of accelerating JPMiles accumulation through use of co-branded credit and debit cards, book & stay across domestic and international hotel partners, and carry out transactions with any of the 150+ programme partners  from different industries like retail, telecom, lifestyle, dining, entertainment to name a few. JPMiles can be redeemed for Award flights to over 1,000 destinations across the world.

 

About Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways (www.bangkokair.com), with the ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE slogan, is the first private airline established in Thailand since 1968. Taking off daily with about a hundred flights per day from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Airways flies travelers from around the world to more than twenty exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. To name a few; Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), Maldives are amongst the hottest beach selections; whilst Sukhothai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor), are of the world heritage personalities, each of which possesses her unique flair.

 

Bangkok Airways is the only airline in Asia that has won the Skytrax’ Best Regional Airline for six consecutive years since 2004. As a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Bangkok Airways continues to provide comfort at an uncompromised safety standard to all passengers towards the region’s tourism sustainability.

 

Currently, Bangkok Airways has a total of 30 aircraft; 11 of turbo-prop ATR72-500/600s, 19 of Airbus A319s/A320s.

 
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