Emirates have announced travel commenced between 1 February 2010 & 31
March 2010 and completed by 31 March will earn Double Emirates Business Reward
The full media release from Emirates can be read below:
DUBAI, U.A.E., 9th February 2010: Emirates Business Rewards, the
airline’s innovative loyalty programme tailor-made for Small and Medium
Enterprises (SME), will offer its customers double reward miles throughout
February and March, highlighting the airlines commitment to supporting SMEs in
For every US$1 spent on travel with Emirates and booked via Business
Rewards in February and March, the company will be awarded four Business Reward
miles, rather then the standard two. These miles can be redeemed for free
flights on Emirates services worldwide. This exciting offer is available
to all new and existing Business Rewards members globally.
SMEs remain one of the greatest contributors to the UAE’s Gross Domestic
Product (GDP), with the UAE Ministry of Economy recently announcing it will be
investing in the development of SMEs across the emirates this coming year.
Khalid bel Jaflah, Emirates’ Vice President Commercial Operations
UAE said: “With
the first green shoots of economic recovery starting to shine through we expect
to see an increase in demand from the corporate travel sector, particularly as
the UAE Government pushes forward with plans to further support this segment.
Over a third of all Emirates Business Rewards’ customers are based in the UAE
and we remain committed to both engaging new customers and supporting our
existing clients in the region with bonus incentives and ongoing initiatives.”
This innovative loyalty programme, which is free to join, has been
tailor-made to suit the ongoing needs of SMEs through reward flights for both
the company and the individual employee.
Since launching the Emirates Business Rewards programme in May 2008,
Emirates has helped multiple SMEs across the world earn and book reward flights
quickly and efficiently; utilizing a streamlined business travel system, which
allows administrators within the company to manage employee travel on a
dedicated Emirates airline portal.
Emirates Business Rewards now has nearly 8000 registered accounts across
the globe and firms in 57 countries availing the broad range of benefits.
The double miles promotion is valid for travel commencing from 1 February
to 31 March. All travel must be completed by 31 March 2010.