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Korean Air, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, is a flagship airline that represents Korea, taking the lead in global transportation network. For more information on Korean Air and its destinations, please visit www.koreanair.com.

SKYPASS is Korean Air’s frequent flyer program that was established to provide valued customers with travel awards and special benefits. SKYPASS members may take advantage of these awards and benefits by redeeming miles accumulated through using services offered by Korean Air and its various partners.

Earn Etihad Guest Miles with Korean Air
 Starting 22 July 2013, you can earn Etihad Guest Miles when traveling with Korean Air. Simply quote your Etihad Guest membership number when making a booking with Korean Air and remember to present your Etihad Guest Card at check-in. The number of miles earned will depend on the class of booking as shown below.

Korean Air Flights 


Booking Class

Miles Earned














C, D, I



Y, B, M, H, E, K, L


Claim Missing Partner Miles
Please retain your tickets and boarding passes until your miles have been credited to your account. If you do not receive the credits within six weeks, please advise the Etihad Guest Service Centre. Missing miles can be claimed up to 6 months from the date of travel. Requests for claiming missing miles will be accepted after 14 days of the date of travel.

Redeem Miles with Korean Air

To redeem miles for reward flights on Korean Air, members must contact the Etihad Guest Service Centre a minimum of 14 days prior to the intended date of travel. Rewards flight bookings will be confirmed subject to seat availability. Applicable taxes, surcharges and/or fees listed on the ticket will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance.

Redemption table 

Distance Travelled

Economy Class

Business Class

0 - 1000



1001 - 2000



2001 - 3000



3001 - 4000



4001 - 5000



5001 - 6000



6001 - 8000



8001 - 10000



10001 - 12000



12001 - above



Terms and Conditions

Earning Etihad Guest Miles with Korean Air
• Invalid booking classes for accrual – A, O, X, N, Q, T, and G
• Flights marketed by Korean Air and operated by a third-party carrier other than Korean Air, or Etihad Airways will not be eligible for Etihad Guest Miles accrual.
• Charter flights operated by Korean Air are not eligible for mileage accrual.
• Flights taken on Korean Air are not eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore do not contribute to earning or maintaining your Etihad Guest Silver or Gold or Gold Elite Tier.
• The accrual structure above will be for all flights effective 22nd July 2013

Redeeming Miles for tickets on Korean Air

• Award tickets are allowed for return journeys only. 
• Upgrades are not permitted.
• Infants and children from 02-12 years of age will be charged the adult mileage value and must be booked in the same booking as the accompanying adult.
• Flight awards are subject to seat availability.
• Miles can be redeemed on all International and Domestic flights operated by Korean Air.
• Award tickets are not valid on codeshare flights.
• A minimum of 14 days advance notice is required to book an award ticket.
• Award tickets on Korean Air are valid for a maximum period of 12 months from date of departure booked.
• Applicable taxes and surcharges will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance and are the responsibility of the guest.
• Award tickets are non-endorsable, non-transferable and non-refundable.
• Date changes are allowed with a USD20 reissuance fee within ticket validity and subject to seat availability.
• Name changes are not permitted.
• All award bookings are subject to a ticketing time limit set my Korean Air systems.
• All bookings are subject to Korean Air Terms and conditions.


Service Benefits for Etihad Guest Gold and Gold Elite members on All Korean Air operated flights regardless of class of travel
• Etihad Guest Gold and Gold Elite members can avail of priority check-in services at all Korean Air Airports
• Etihad Guest Gold and Gold Elite members along with one guest will get access to the Korean Air Lounges
• Etihad Guest Gold and Gold Elite members can avail of 32kg’s extra baggage on all flights.

Terms and conditions

• The benefits listed above are for Etihad Guest Gold, Gold Elite members traveling in any class on any code share flight between Etihad Airways and Korean Air.
• Members must present their Etihad Guest Card in order to avail the benefits above.
• Children between the aged of 2 and 12 are considered as adults for lounge entry purposes.
•Infants traveling with the lounge eligible guest shall be provided with lounge access provided the infant travels on the same flight as the lounge eligible member.
• Excess baggage allowance is 32kg’s above the free baggage allowance. On routes where piece concept applies, 1 extra piece will be accepted.