Ethiopian Awards Gold Status to Longtime ShebaMiles Members

Addis Ababa, 08 October 2019:  If you are an active member of ShebaMiles who joined Ethiopian’s loyalty program during its commencement in 1999 and have been accumulating miles to enjoy our premium service, your time has come.

Ethiopian loyalty program, ShebaMiles, has come up with a special treat to honor its active members for the past 20 years. Loyal customers who joined the Frequent Flyer Program when it was launched in 1999 and were active since then have been awarded ShebaMiles Gold Status as part of the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of ShebaMiles. The award, which will take effect as of February 2020, is offered to 128 eligible members.

Currently, ShebaMiles has four tier levels – namely Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum – which are achieved through the number of Status Miles or sectors flown annually and grant corresponding privileges.

Through the loyalty program, members have been accumulating miles which entitle them to award tickets, class upgrade and many more privileges. ShebaMiles also allows members to check their flight activities, upgrade their profiles, issue award tickets and claim their missing miles at their fingertips using Ethiopian Mobile App. Members can also collect miles from ASKY and Star Alliance members as well as various ground service providers.

It is to be recalled that ShebaMiles launched a ‘1-million-mile Reward’ promotion to offer loyal members 100,000 miles for consecutive 10 months as the loyalty program marks its 20th Anniversary. Discount awards, extra bonus miles and more privileges including from Ethiopian partners all over the world are also on offer as part of the 20th Anniversary celebration.

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About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 127 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

 Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that has seen it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Seven Business Units: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services, Ethiopian Express Services and Ethiopian Airports.

Ethiopian also serves 22 domestic destinations.

Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

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