Emirates, Uber expand pact
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Emirates, Thierry Antinori, said very good results had been achieved with the partnership, and were pleased to expand the offer with Uber to even more Emirates customers across North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Far East.
“We are always looking for innovative ways to enhance our customer experience from end to end and we remain committed to offering passengers traveling to and through Dubai exceptional services, greater convenience and a seamless customer journey,” Antinori said.
Uber’s Chief International Business Officer, Brooks Entwistle, said thousands of passengers had benefitted from this partnership with Emirates, and now to extend it for more from around the world to enjoy a seamless fly-and-ride experience.
“We share a global footprint with Emirates, serving millions of customers in hundreds of cities around the world, and a commitment to creating opportunities for people to experience more of the world around them with the help of world class customer service and cutting-edge technology,” Entwistle said.
Passengers travelling on Emirates Economy Flex Plus and Emirates Economy Flex fares from more than 20 global destinations can now avail special discounted airport rides from and to Dubai International Airport.
The offer allows Emirates passengers travelling from Los Angeles, Houston, Washington, Chicago and New York in the United States; Amman in Jordan; Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria; Accra in Ghana; Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Sialkot and Karachi in Pakistan; Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in Brazil; Tokyo and Osaka in Japan; and Bologna, Rome, Milan and Venice in Italy, to redeem discounted rides on Uber when travelling to Dubai. The offer is valid for booking and travel from now until 10 December 2018.