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Etihad signs MoU with delivery aggregator Talabaat

Etihad Guest members can now earn and spend miles when ordering food, groceries and other essentials on the delivery platform

The UAE’s national carrier, Etihad Airways and food delivery platform Talabat signed a region-wide MoU for the latter to be included in the Etihad Guest ‘Miles on the Go’ programme.

Members who have downloaded the Etihad Guest mobile app and have registered their eligible Visa cards can earn one mile for every AED3 spent on the Talabat platform using the linked card.

The app will also prompt members to choose if they wish to earn miles or redeem miles on the transaction.

Talabat customers who would like to start earning miles on Etihad Guest can sign up for free on www.etihadguest.com, while Etihad Guest members who would like to start earning and spending their miles through the Talabat platform can download the Etihad Guest App and register their Visa cards on Miles on the Go.

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Etihad Aviation Group CEO Tony Douglas said: “Etihad has always been at the forefront of the travel industry, and today’s partnership with Talabat demonstrates our commitment to providing an industry-leading loyalty offering that goes far beyond travel and becomes a full lifestyle programme.”

Talabat CEO Tomaso Rodriguez added: “We’re looking forward to collaborating with the team at Etihad Airways to bring to life some of our regional innovations, such as Talabat Mart, in new experiential ways, to surprise and delight our joint customers in the future.”

Talabat has been appointed as the official food delivery provider at Expo 2020 Dubai. At the expo, the company will roll out its two-storey cloud kitchen, autonomous delivery robots and a robotic barista.

For more information, visit www.etihadguest.com

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