Moving up Emirates Skywards tiers

DUBAI, UAE, 27 November 2018: Members of Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, can now achieve their next Emirates Skywards tier faster thanks to a new offer to earn up to double tier miles on flights.

The offer is valid for eligible tickets purchased by 3 December for travel on Emirates, or flydubai flights, until 31 March 2019.

To be eligible, customers must join Emirates Skywards and register for the offer via the Emirates app, or log into their account online at or

Customers must also choose ‘flex’ or ‘flex plus’ fares when flying on Emirates and ‘free to change’ or ‘business basic’ fares when travelling on flydubai to be eligible to earn bonus tier miles.

Emirates Skywards offers four tiers of membership – blue, silver, gold and platinum – each with their own incremental benefits for members including dedicated check-in, priority boarding, lounge access, complimentary advanced seat selection and special Wi-Fi privileges.

Members build up their status by earning tier miles on flights flown with Emirates or flydubai.

“We always strive to provide greater value to our customers and offer them access to a much wider range of benefits and rewards,” said Emirates Skywards senior vice president, Nejib Ben Khedher. “Through our latest offer, a first of this scale and reach, Emirates Skywards members will be able to accrue bonus tier miles from flights and this means that they can reach their next Emirates Skywards tier faster,” he added.

Based on the fare type chosen and the class of travel, Emirates Skywards members may be able to able to move up one or even two Emirates Skywards tiers over the course of a return journey.

As an illustration, a new Emirates Skywards Blue tier member completing a return flight between London and Sydney, or New York and Johannesburg, on an economy class flex or flex plus fare will be able to earn sufficient tier miles to upgrade to silver tier through this offer. On a business class flex or flex plus fare, the same member will earn enough tier miles to immediately achieve Skywards gold tier.

In addition, all members will continue to earn Skywards Miles on flights which can then be redeemed on Emirates or flydubai or used to access a wide range of rewards with Emirates Skywards partner airlines, hotels, retail and lifestyle outlets across the world. Customers can also pool up to 100% of their Skywards Miles under the ‘My Family’ programme to redeem rewards faster than before.

Currently, Emirates Skywards has over 23 million global members.

Visit Emirates Skywards online at: or