du, Etihad Airways introduce Smart Plan Platinum
The joint venture will see customers receive mobile and airline benefits and upgrades
UAE telecom du and UAE airline Etihad Airways will jointly offer its premium customers its Smart Plan Platinum featuring benefits.
The partnership will see du customers receive 500GB national data, in addition to 5GB roaming data, 5,000 flexi minutes, a mobile device worth AED 5,000 and an exclusive du mobile number. Furthermore with the data, users can rely on their phones without worrying about WiFi connectivity and be able to stream video content.
The tie-up also provides customers the opportunity to attain Etihad Guest Gold tier status, with benefits including priority check-in and boarding, 50% additional bonus miles and extra baggage allowance. As Part of the Smart Plan Platinum, newcomers will receive a joining bonus of 35,000 miles, as well as earning 1 Etihad Guest mile per dirham during their contract.
Fahad Al Hassawi, chief commercial officer, du, said: "Partnering with the UAE national airline, Etihad Airways, and its award winning loyalty programme Etihad Guest, enables us to further diversify our premium offering and enable our customers to reap further benefits that enhance their lives in multiple ways here and abroad.
"This exciting new plan opens up a world of opportunity for our customers who can remain connected and entertained with 500GB national data each month. In addition, they will enjoy 5GB roaming data as part of their monthly bundle while traveling abroad."
The Smart Platinum Plan is available on a 12-month contract for a monthly recurring charge of AED 5,000.