Senior Emiratis Basma Programme

Exclusive discounts and benefits for senior Emiratis aged 60+

If you’re a UAE citizen aged 60 or over, sign up to our Senior Emiratis Basma Programme for free to enjoy exclusive discounts, benefits and rewards every time you fly.

  • Explore the world with 10% off flights
  • Bonus Etihad Guest Miles every time you fly
  • 50% discount in VIP Diamond Lounge at Abu Dhabi International airport
  • Save at selected dining outlets in Abu Dhabi International airport
  • Exclusive Duty Free discounts on board and at the airport
  • Automatic upgrade to Etihad Guest Silver status

You’ll also be entitled to park for up to three days at Abu Dhabi International Airport, pick your Economy Standard seat and use our airport lounge in Abu Dhabi before your flight – all for free.


Already an Etihad Guest member? You can still join our Senior Emiratis Basma Programme. If you’re a base member, we’ll automatically upgrade you to Silver Tier Status when you join. Existing Silver, Gold or Platinum members can continue to enjoy the same tier benefits plus 10% off flights and exclusive discounts when you join the Senior Emiratis Basma Programme.

To book your discounted flights, please visit one of our agents at your local Etihad Airways offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai.

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