Now that the Cyprus Airways went bust the other week (read more here), Aegean is beefing up its flights from the island and has started two separate promotions.
Aegean is offering 50% bonus award miles from direct flights to/from Cyprus in 2015 for members that have registered for the program by March 1, 2015. Aegean also has status match program for former Cyprus Airways elites.
Bonus Miles Offer
Aegean is offering 50% bonus miles on the direct routes from Larnaka and Paphos for 2015. You must be Miles+Bonus member by March 1, 2015, to take advantage of this offer.
Status Match Offer
Former Cyprus Airways elite members are eligible or Aegean Miles+Bonus Gold status that is Star Alliance Gold status at the same time.
This is a good offer for those that held an elite status with Cyprus Airways frequent flier program that can now status match it to Aegean Miles+Bonus Gold.
Here are the terms and conditions of the elite match offer:
1. The status match offer applies only to active Elite Sunmiles who hold a valid and current Elite Sunmiles card.
2. Miles+Bonus Gold member are excluded from this offer.
3. Luggage tags, boarding passes or co-brand credit cards cannot be accepted as proof of your current elite status.
4. This offer is not transferable and concerns only the Elite Sunmiles member himself. The miles of the Sunmiles account cannot be transferred to the Miles+Bonus account.