MUMBAI: Air India on Wednesday announced that it has extended the validity of flying returns (FR) points, tier status and member status, and associated benefits offered under its frequent flyer programme till March 31, 2023.
"Air India has been extending the validity for its 3.3 million strong members since March 31, 2020 so that frequent flyers, who may have postponed their travel plans due to Covid, can still avail the wide range of benefits," said the airline in a press statement.
Under "Flying Returns", its frequent flyer programme, travellers can earn FR points with Air India and 25 Star Alliance partner airlines and redeem them for award tickets to the destination of their choice. In addition, Air India passengers can earn bonus FR points when ticketing through Air India website and mobile app.
"Air India’s privileged Tier members such as The Maharajah Club (TMC), Golden Edge Club (GEC), and Silver Edge Club (SEC) will also continue to avail the benefits and privileges (including Domestic Upgrade Vouchers) associated with these exclusive clubs till March 31, 2023," the airline said.
Rajesh Dogra, chief customer experience officer & global head- airport operations, Air India, said: “In the Covid induced pandemic, our customers couldn’t utilize our services in the last 2 years. As travel plans return to normal, our valued customers are resuming their journeys across the globe. They are our top priority and we continue to support our loyal Air India community by extending benefits under Flying Returns programme till March, 2023.”