Tuesday 27 October 2020

Emirates, Uber in special airport taxi fare deal

DUBAI, September 30, 2018

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Uber, a global ride-sharing app, have partnered to provide Emirates passengers visiting Dubai from select international countries with discounted airport rides.

The collaborative offer will see visitors to Dubai from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa avail special offers from Uber on bookings made between 26 September to 10 December.

To avail the special offers*, travellers will need to book an Emirates Economy  Flex  or Economy Flex Plus fare on flights from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa to Dubai via the Emirates website, during the promotional period.

Economy Flex Plus travellers will get one free ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of SR120 ($32), while Economy Flex passengers will get 50 per cent off one ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of SR60 .

Thierry Antinori, executive vice president and chief commercial officer for Emirates, said: “We are pleased to announce our partnership with Uber, which will now offer our passengers travelling to Dubai a seamless travel experience and smooth arrival in Dubai, one of the most exciting cities in the world.  Emirates continues to look at evolving customer trends and we will continue to look at innovative ways to provide exceptional services with partners that offer an outstanding customer journey from end-to-end.”

Brooks Entwistle, Uber's chief international business officer commented: "We are delighted to partner with Emirates, one of the world's leading airlines and most respected companies in the travel industry, to offer a seamless fly-and-ride experience for passengers from five participating countries at the push of a button. Emirates and Uber share a truly global footprint, serving millions of customers in hundreds of cities around the world. We also share 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.”

The offer is valid for both existing and new Uber users, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service


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