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Bangkok Airways, Emirates pool member benefits

Nov 07. 2019
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By THE NATION

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In a new collaboration for frequent flyers, Bangkok Airways (PG) and Emirates (EK) are expanding benefits enjoyed by the former’s FlyerBonus and the latter’s Skywards.

“We are expanding our FlyerBonus and Emirates Skywards programmes service networks and point reward and privilege systems to provide even more special experiences,” said Chulin Kocharoen of Bangkok Airways.

“Emirates Skywards is 25 million members strong and growing by the day,” said Nejib Ben Khedher of Skywards. “We have a diverse membership base drawn from 180 countries. Our alignment with FlyerBonus complements Emirates’ codeshare partnership with Bangkok Airways, helping our members enjoy rewards offered in both programmes.”

FlyerBonus members will be able to enjoy reward flights on Emirates’ network spanning 143 destinations, including 47 cities in Europe, 22 in the Americas, 15 in the Middle East and 27 in Africa.

Members of Emirates Skywards can explore the boutique destinations of Thailand by flying on codeshare flights operated by Bangkok Airways, and enjoy seamless connectivity to 33 destinations combined, beyond Bangkok and Phuket.

In addition to the domestic Thai routes, the partnership allows passengers to travel to Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.

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