Etihad Guest and Visa renew partnership

Etihad Guest and Visa renew partnership

Cardholders will continue to benefit from insurance and concierge services

Etihad Airways' loyalty programme Etihad Guest and Visa have renewed their exclusive co-brand deal in the UAE for another seven years.

This partnership enables Etihad Guest to expand its co-brand card portfolio with key financial partners in the UAE and drive innovation in the country’s payment ecosystem. 

It will provide Etihad Guest customers with a secure payment product with the benefits of earning miles and enjoying rewards such as global lounge access. 

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Etihad has six banking partnerships in the UAE, which are enabled through its co-brand partnership with Visa and Etihad Guest co-brand cardholders can earn rewards through everyday spending on their credit cards.

Etihad chief revenue officer Arik De said: “With more than 9 million members globally, the Etihad Guest programme offers guests a richly rewarding travel and lifestyle experience. 

"As two leading and trusted global brands, we’re proud to renew our exclusive partnership with Visa, giving us further ability to enhance and evolve the Etihad Guest programme for our members in the UAE, both locally and as they travel the world with Etihad.”


Visa SVP and group country manager for GCC Saeeda Jaffar added: "Soon, Etihad Guest Visa cardholders will be able to enjoy new payment products and benefits, while enjoying convenient and secure payments at our more than 100 million merchants worldwide. 

"We are delighted to renew our partnership with Etihad Guest for another seven years, and look forward to delivering more value for our cardholders and Etihad customers as the airline and Etihad Guest programme continue to grow and evolve.

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