Programme changes

We have made some changes to the programme that affect earning and spending miles.

Find out more.

How to earn

Earning Etihad Guest Miles is simple and effortless. As an Etihad Guest Member you will earn miles every time you fly with Etihad Airways. You can also earn miles with any of our airline partners or when you use any of our numerous non airline partners ranging from retail chains, hotels, leisure partners and much more. It’s as easy as that!

• To ensure that you receive your miles when travelling with Etihad Airways please do not forget to quote your Etihad Guest Number when booking your flight.
Ineligible booking classes for accrual –N, I and O.

Earning Etihad Guest Miles

The earning ratio per fare class is as follows:

Cabin Fare class Earning Ratio
Economy Class T, E 25%
Economy Class U, V, G 50%
Economy Class L, Q, M, K 75%
Economy Class H, B, Y 100%
Business Class Z 115%
Business Class W 130%
Business Class D, C, J 175%
First Class R, A, F 250%
First Class P 400%

How many miles will I earn?

Example of a one-way flight from Abu Dhabi to London:
Cabin Fare Class Etihad Guest Miles earned per mile flown Total Etihad Guest Miles earned by an Etihad Guest member
Economy T,E 25% 852
Economy U, V, G 50% 1705
Economy L, Q, M, K 75% 2557
Economy H, B, Y 100% 3409
Business Z 115% 3920
Business W 130% 4432
Business C, J 175% 5966
First R, A, F 250% 8523
First P 400% 13636

Mileage Expiry

The timeline of expiry for Etihad Guest Miles is associated to a member’s Etihad Guest tier level.

Etihad Guest Miles expire on the last day of the month in which they were earned. Members can keep a track of the expiry schedule via the latest transactions page as well as our monthly e-statements.
Tier Validity of Etihad Guest Miles
Etihad Guest 2 years from date of activity
Etihad Guest Silver 2 and a half years from date of activity
Etihad Guest Gold 3 years from date of activity
Etihad Guest Platinum 3 years from date of activity

Earning Etihad Tier Miles / Segments

While Etihad Guest Miles can be redeemed for rewards, Etihad Guest Tier Miles / Segments only contribute towards your eligibility for either of our premium tiers - Etihad Guest Silver, Etihad Guest Gold and Etihad Guest Platinum.

Etihad Guest Tier Miles are earned at a rate of one Tier Mile for every mile you fly with us and any Class Bonus Miles earned also count towards your Etihad Guest Tier.

See how Etihad Guest Tier Miles build up in just one trip depending on your Tier and the cabin you fly in.


Example:
For Travel from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow flown distance = 3409
Cabin Tier Miles earned per mile flown Total Tier Miles earned on a one-way flight from Abu Dhabi to London Tier Segments earned per sector flown
Economy Class 1 3409 1
Business Class 1.5 5114 2
First Class 2 6818 3
Residence 4 13636 5