Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways is barely two years outdated, however it’s gunning for the frequent flyers of just about 60 airways – particularly, all member airways of the Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance households – with an prompt standing match promotion.
That is an in depth roster overlaying the likes of Qantas, Singapore Airways, Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand, ANA, Lufthansa, China Airways, Garuda Indonesia and, nicely, the listing goes on and on.
Up for grabs are Gold, Diamond and First standing within the airline’s personal Bamboo Membership loyalty program.
And in contrast to Bamboo Airways’ 2020 standing match program, there is not any listed requirement to finish one enterprise class flight with the airline: simply be a part of Bamboo Membership (it is free), apply on-line for the standing match and submit proof of your present standing with a Oneworld, SkyTeam or Star Alliance member.
Bamboo Airways standing match tiers
The naming conventions of the Bamboo Membership tiers will probably be complicated to most frequent flyers, as even the lowest ranges sound relatively premium, so here is how they shake out.
Bamboo Membership Emerald is this system’s entry degree, and it is the place you will start upon becoming a member of Bamboo Membership.
Bamboo Membership Gold will probably be matched from Oneworld Ruby (comparable to Qantas Silver), Star Alliance Silver and SkyTeam Elite tiers. Advantages embody use of enterprise class check-in desks; precedence providers comparable to seat choice, baggage dealing with and boarding; and a price waiver on an extra 5kg of checked baggage.
Bamboo Membership Diamond will probably be matched solely from Oneworld Sapphire (comparable to Qantas Gold), and is the candy spot when it comes to sensible perks for frequent flyers.
This ups the ante to incorporate entry to Bamboo Airways’ enterprise class lounges; a price waiver on an extra 10kg of checked baggage; and a complimentary improve to Bamboo Plus class or Bamboo Enterprise class “in case your unique seat class is full and higher-tiered seat class is offered on the time of check-in or boarding.”
Bamboo Membership First will probably be matched from Oneworld Emerald (comparable to Qantas Platinum and Platinum One), Star Alliance Gold and SkyTeam Elite Plus tiers.
Flash that black card to hitch the precedence line at customs and safety areas, convey a visitor into the Bamboo Airways lounge, and have charges waived on an extra 20kg of checked baggage.
Methods to apply for the Bamboo Airways standing match
Bamboo Airways’ present standing match promotion runs by to June 30, 2021.
Begin by signing up in your free Bamboo Membership membership at bambooclub.bambooairways.com.
Along with your Bamboo Membership membership quantity available, apply for the Bamboo Airways standing match by way of the airline’s on-line Google Docs type.
You may must add a photograph or scan of your eligible frequent flyer membership card or a screenshot out of your account, together with “a picture that captures an official government-issued identification or passport.”
The airline says it would reply to every utility “inside 7-10 enterprise days”, whereas any follow-up electronic mail enquires could be despatched to [email protected]
Additional data on the Bamboo Airways 2021 standing match promotion is offered on the airline’s web site.
Extra reporting by Chris Chamberlin