Etihad Guest Gold & Silver Status Challenge Promotion For All Readers Of ‘The Times’ (T&Cs Changed)

Sebastian recently wrote about (read more here) the latest status match campaign that Etihad Airways this time offered for readers of on English newspaper.


A LoyaltyLobby reader alerted me that Etihad Airways had significantly adjusted the terms and conditions attached to this promotion. Seems that readers taking advantage of this offer may have to go through the same “hell” as one reader last year (read more here) who had great difficult getting Etihad to honor their offer.

Etihad Guest Gold & Silver Status Challenge Promotion For All Readers Of ‘The Times’


Eithad Guest has published a status promotion for readers of the British newspaper The Times which appears to be open for all with no specific requirements other than reading the paper in whatever way.

etihad-matchThe promotion requires a minimum of one flight in Economy to receive Silver or Business/First Class to receive Gold status after fulfilling the (relatively easy) requirement.

Reader Question: Etihad Airways Refund Hell


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about an issue his family was having with Etihad Airways for a trip canceled due to flight delays/cancellations and issues dealing with American Airlines.


Remember that you can always email me, sent a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Etihad Airways Triple Guest Miles October 19 – January 31, 2017 (Book October 19 – 25)

Etihad Airways has launched a new triple Guest Miles promotion for flights booked between October 10 – 25, 2016.


The offer is valid for travel in economy, business and first class, and the flights must be booked October 19 – 25. You must register for this offer.

Buying Etihad Airways Guest Miles While Redeeming

Etihad Airways is one of the few airlines that doesn’t seem to be selling their Guest miles left and right (Topbonus & JetPrivilege both do that are controlled by Etihad).


There is a way, however, to purchase Etihad Guest miles when you redeem them for award flights as I experienced back in August.

Etihad Airways 30% Off Flights For Travel October 5 – December 15, 2016 (Book By October 10)

Etihad Airways has launched new 30% off coupon code campaign for travel between October 5 – December 15, 2016, that is ticketed by October 10.


The discount is valid on Etihad Airways and on its codeshare partner flights (not always the case with these prompotions).

Etihad Airways Partners Aligned Elite Benefits Among The Airlines Effective October 4, 2016


Etihad Airways has effective today (October 4) aligned the elite benefits among its Etihad Airways Partners airlines frequent flier programs (of which it owns a stake).


In addition to Etihad Airways these benefits apply: airberlin, Alitalia, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional, Jet Airways and NIKI.

Etihad Airways Up To 15,000 Bonus Guest Miles Australia – Europe Travel

Etihad Airways has launched an “early bird” bonus miles offer for those that travel between Australia – Europe April 1 – September 30, 2017.


Etihad Guest members can earn 5,000 bonus miles in economy and 15,000 in business class if booked September 15 – October 31, 2016.

Etihad 20% & 30% Off Economy & Business Codes From The United States

Etihad Airways has launched two separate coupon code offers for travel from the US until March 31, 2017 (blackout dates November 24 – 29, December 15 and January 9).


You can save 20% off of Economy fares and 30% off Business class ones. These apply for various fare types.

Etihad Guest Gold Members Reduced Baggage Allowance Effective September 19, 2016

Etihad Airways has decided to reduce the excess baggage allowance that Guest Gold members are eligible for effective September 19, 2016.


A LoyaltyLobby member forwarded me an email that Etihad had sent out about this change.

Lufthansa & Etihad Negotiations Over The Future Of Airberlin Nearing Completion?

It was already reported back in July (read more here) that Lufthansa was in negotiations with Airberlin/Etihad to take over 40 airplanes with crews on routes that don’t touch Berlin or Duesseldorf.

Air Berlin A321

This issue resurfaced this weekend when German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung further reported about the recent developments and that was picked up by Reuters.

Etihad Airways Up To 130,000 Guest Miles For Club Membership


Today, I received an email offer from Etihad Airways that was about the weirdest that any travel provider has ever sent me and even more so considering that you officially need an alcohol license to consume adult beverages in UAE.

Etihad Guest 130000 Bonus Miles

Etihad Airways was pushing a Club membership that doles out 80,000 or 130,000 Guest miles for their yearly premium memberships.

Reader Question: Teenagers Denied Boarding & Lost/Delayed Luggage?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding the involuntarily denied boarding by Etihad of two teenagers and then delayed/lost luggage.

Reader QUestion Airberlin Etihad

Remember that you can always email me, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Etihad Airways Guest 25% Points To Miles Conversion Bonus July 1 – 31, 2016

Etihad Airways has launched new Guest campaign trying to get members to convert partner points to miles this July.

Etihad Airways Guest Points To Miles 25 Percent Conversion Bonus July 1 - 31 2016

Members that convert from select partners below are eligible for 25% bonus if the transfer is made July 1 – 31, 2016.

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