Airline

Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, is considered to be one of the world’s most acclaimed aviation brands. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE and a division of the group, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world’s leading airlines. Etihad Airways flies to over 76 destinations with a fleet of 103 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 18.6 million passengers a year and carrying 682,100 tonnes of cargo in 2018. In recent years, the organisation has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme, aviation training and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service.

 

 

 

Earn Miles

Effective 15 December 2020,  Etihad Airways will be introducing a new set of fare brands in economy and business class, Falconflyer members will earn miles when flying on Etihad Airways marketed and operated flights, also can redeem their Falconflyer miles for flights on Etihad Airways.

The number of miles you’ll earn will depend on the class of booking as shown below:

 

Cabin

Fare Class

Member Earns

Residence

P

400%

First

F

275%

A

275%

Business

J

200%

C

175%

D

175%

W

130%

Z

130%

Economy

R

110%

Y

100%

B

100%

H

75%

K

75%

M

75%

Q

75%

L

50%

V

50%

U

50%

E

50%

G

50%

T

25%

Invalid Classes

N, I, O, X, S

0%

 

Earning Miles on Etihad Airways, Terms & Conditions:

  • Always quote your eight digit of Falconflyer membership number at the time of reservation and present your Falconflyer valid membership card/digital card image when you travel on Etihad Airways to ensure your miles are credited to your account
  • Codeshare flights marketed either by Gulf Air/Etihad Airways and operated by a third party carrier will not be eligible for miles accrual 
  • Family scheme, loyalty points and tier bonuses are not applicable on Etihad Airways flights for Falconflyer members
  • Remember to keep your tickets and boarding passes in case you need to make a retroactive claim for missing miles
  • Flights taken on or after 7th January 2020 are eligible for miles accrual, flights before this date are not eligible for retro claims
  • Falconflyer programme rules will apply
     

Extended Membership Benefits
Reciprocal Airport benefits and privileges for Gulf Air Falcomflyer members flying on Etihad Airways as of 6th September 2021 onwards.

Gulf Air Falcomflyer members will be able to enjoy the following benefits and privileges when flying on Etihad Airways operated flights:

 

Premium Customer Handling Proposal - FalconFlyer members on EY operated flights

Benefits / Tier

GF Blue

GF Silver

GF Gold

GF Black

Baggage

Weight

 

10 Kgs

15 Kgs

20 Kgs

Economy - Piece Concept

 

1 pc at 23Kgs

1 pc at 23Kgs

1 pc at 23Kgs

Business - Piece Concept

 

1 pc at 32Kgs

1 pc at 32Kgs

1 pc at 32Kgs

Priority

Baggage

 

 

Yes

Yes

Check-in

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tier Progress*

Loyalty points

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tier Segments

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tier Bonus (Guest) Miles

 

25%

50%

75%

Lounge Access*

HUB's (trunk route)

 

 

Self + 1 guest
(Business Class)

Self + 1 guest
(Business Class)

  • Tier progress implementation 10 November 2021.
  • Lounge access to be offered at, Bahrain International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport only.
  • Benefits related to baggage to priority to be offered across Etihad Airways network & Gulf Air’s network.

 

Redeeming Miles on Etihad Airways

Falconflyer Members can redeem their miles for flying on Etihad Airways, the below table shows the number of Falconflyer miles required for one-way flight on Etihad Airways flights:

 

Distance in Miles  

Economy

Business

First

            0-2000

17000

30000

40000

            2000-4000

35000

60000

80000

            4000-6000

50000

90000

120000

            6000-7000

65000

120000

160000

            7000 +

75000

130000

175000

Terms and Conditions:

  • Redemption flights are subject to availability & must be booked according to the Gulf Air's Falconflyer programme rules
  • Redemption tickets can be booked for either one way or return journeys
  • Codeshare flights for both airlines are not eligible for redeeming of miles
  • Child tickets will be issued at the same value as an adult ticket
  • Redemption Classes are: N (Economy), I (Business), O (First)
  • Upgrade awards are not available on Etihad Airways flights
  • Changes, Cancellation and Refund are as per Gulf Air Falconflyer Terms and Conditions
  • No show rules are not applicable on Etihad Airways redemption flights for all membership tiers; Blue, Silver, Gold & Black
  • All applicable taxes and surcharges will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance
  • To redeem your Falconflyer miles for Etihad Airways flights, please contact your local Gulf Offices or our Contact Centre at +973 17 37 37 37

 

Claim Missing Miles

In case of any missing miles, you can claim flights up to six months from the travel date.  Please login onto your Falconflyer membership account to claim missing flights or write to ffp@gulfair.com.  All Etihad Airways missing flight claims will be forwarded to Etihad Airways and eligible miles will be added to your Falconflyer membership account after verification within 3 weeks from submitting your claim.

 

 

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