New UAE government employee travel programme by Etihad Airways

06 October 2020, 02:00 PM

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways, the national carrier for the UAE, is offering federal government employees up to 15% off flights with the launch of its UAE Government Employee Travel Programme.

Travellers who enrol into the programme for free will be able to check in at Abu Dhabi International Airport using a dedicated counter and will receive 15kg additional baggage allowance. When travelling to the USA or Canada, travellers can bring an extra bag weighing up to 23kg in Economy and up to 32kg in Business and First class.

Duncan Bureau, Senior Vice President Sales and Distribution, Etihad Airways said: “We are delighted to partner with the UAE Government to offer its employees exclusive travel discounts, benefits and rewards. Whether booking for business or leisure, we hope this new travel programme will encourage more residents to start flying again.”

Additional benefits include up to 10% off Etihad Holidays packages and access to exclusive discounts with preferred partners.

To join, federal government employees must be members of Etihad Guest, the airline’s loyalty programme. Visit to enrol.