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Skywards is the frequent flyer program for Emirates and SriLankan Airlines. As well as earning and redemption on these airlines, Skywards members can redeem and earn miles for services provided by Skywards Partners; this is known as reciprocal redemption. These partners include world-class airlines, hotels, leisure and lifestyle partners, car rental, telecommunications and financial companies. Image File history File links Skywards_Logo. ... Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... SriLankan Airlines is the national carrier of Sri Lanka. ...


The stated benefits and goals of the alliance are:

  • Easy frequent flyer mile collection and redemption across carriers, hotels and other companies.
  • Pre-assigned seating
  • Guaranteed reservations for Gold Members
  • Lounge Access
  • More fare options
  • Waitlist Priority
  • Priority Check-in desk for Gold and Silver members.

Skywards slogan is: "Discover a world of Skywards rewards.".

Contents

Skywards Partners

Full Airline Members

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Associate Airline Partners

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Associate Hotel Partners

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Car Rental Partners

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Financial Partners

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Leisure and Lifestyle Partners

  • Arabian Adventures
  • Axiom
  • Damas Jewellery
  • Danat Dubai Cruises
  • Dialog GSM
  • Dubai Autodrome
  • Emirates Holidays
  • Emirates Tours UK
  • Home Centre
  • Language Direct
  • Magrudy's
  • Rivoli
  • Ski Dubai
  • Skywards Golf Fee Card
  • SriLankan Holidays
  • Wild Wadi Water Park
  • Zam Gems

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Destinations

Due to the wide range of airlines, it is impractical and inappropriate to list all the Destinations. Check the pages for individual airlines.


Skywards Miles

Earning Miles

Airlines: Every mile flown in Economy gets 1 Skywards Mile. Every mile flown in Business gets 1.5 Skywards Miles. Every mile flown in First Class gets 2 Skywards Miles. Skywards Silver Members get an additional 25% of journey. Skywards Gold Members get an additional 50% of journey. Skywards Miles can also be redeemed on any airline in codeshare partnership with Emirates or Sri Lankan Airlines as long as the flight shares is carried under an Emirates or Sri Lankan Airlines flight number. Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Categories: Airline stubs | Airlines of Asia ...


Emirates will give you more miles if you book online through www.emirates.com Every mile flown in Economy gets 1.5 Skywards Miles. Every mile flown in Business gets 2 Skywards Miles. Every mile flown in First Class gets 2.5 Skywards Miles. Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...


Other Partners: Skywards members get miles which vary in amount depending on the Partner.


Spending Miles

Miles can be spent on free flights on Partner Airlines or Free Flights or Upgrades to Business or First on Emirates or Sri Lankan Airlines. Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Categories: Airline stubs | Airlines of Asia ...


Skywards members can also use their miles to spend on raffle tickets for Skywards Raffle held every couple of months. Prizes included free holidays, flights or more miles.


Buying Miles

Skywards Members can buy Skywards Miles at 2.5 cent(USD) per mile with a Minimum purchase of 2,000 miles and a maximum of 25,000 in one calendar year. Miles which have been bought do not count towards upgrades of Membership Status.


Miles Validity

Skywards Miles expire on 31st March and 30th September, three years from the date of accrual. For example, Miles accrued in July 2006 will be valid until September 2009.


Skywards Member Status

Skywards has three types of membership; Blue, Silver and Gold. Customer's tier status depends solely on the frequent flyer programs of Emirates and Sri Lankan Airlines. Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Categories: Airline stubs | Airlines of Asia ...


Blue Members

Skywards Blue Members is the level given by default to new members or those who have not reached Silver or Gold status.


Benefits of Skywards Blue Membership:

  • Special member offers
  • Personal preferences recorded
  • Waitlist priority
  • Dedicated Service Centres
  • Check-in at self-service kiosk
  • Online Benefits at skywards.com
  • Pre-assigned seating
  • Special meals

Silver Members

To Qualify for Silver Status, members must get 25,000 Miles in one year. To Retain Silver Status, members must get 20,000 every year thereafter.


Benefits of Skywards Silver Membership:

  • All Benefits available to Blue Skywards Members
  • Airport Lounge access
  • Priority Check In
  • Excess baggage allowances
  • Priority Baggage Delivery
  • Alumnus

Gold Members

To Qualify for Gold Status, members must get 50,000 Miles in one year. To Retain Gold Status, members must get 40,000 every year thereafter.


Benefits of Skywards Gold Membership:

  • All Benefits available to Blue & Silver Skywards Members
  • Exclusive use of Gold Desk at Dubai Airport
  • Guaranteed seat reservations
  • e-gate Privileges
  • Opening Doors reward system

Family Members

Skywards Family Bonus Programme allows family members of a frequent flyer to be 'attached' to a Skywards account. This will mean that 20% of the miles flown with Emirates or Sri Lankan by the family members will go to the Skywards Member. Family members do not earn miles themselves but are really just 'donating' their miles to the main family member. Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...


SkySurfers

Skywards SkySurfers programme is for frequent flyers of Emirates and Sri Lankan for children aged 2 to 15. Members get different child friendly membership cards. Earning and redeeming is exactly the same and SkySurfers face same restrictions and can also receive 'Silver' and 'Gold' status by reaching the same mile qualifications as normal members. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


See also

SkyTeam is the second largest airline alliance in the world — behind Star Alliance — partnering ten carriers from three continents, with six pending members. ... For other uses, see Oneworld (disambiguation). ... The Star Alliance, launched on May 14, 1997, is the oldest, largest and most awarded airline alliance in the world, with the following points of cooperation among its partner airlines: Frequent flyer program integration allows airline miles to be earned and redeemed on all members of the Alliance at the...

External links

  • Skywards official website
  • Emirates official website
  • SriLankan Airlines official website

 
 

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