• What is the Status Match Promotion?

    Etihad Guest offers participants with a frequent flyer status from an eligible airline frequent flyer program an equivalent frequent flyer status in the Etihad Guest program of up to Gold or Silver. Etihad Guest Platinum Status is not available under this offer.

    Eligible members can apply at https://etihad.statusmatch.com

    To be eligible, the status holder must also live or reside in an eligible country and be able to provide a Government-issued ID issued from that country as proof of residence, in addition to their frequent flyer credentials.

    Current eligible countries are: Australia, India


  • Do I have to be an Etihad Guest member to participate in the promotion?

    Yes, an Etihad Guest membership number is required to participate in the promotion. You can enrol in the Etihad Guest program here.


  • Which Etihad Guest frequent flyer status can I obtain through the promotion?

    Approved applicants will receive the equivalent tier of Silver or Gold in the Etihad Guest program. Refer to the Status Tier mapping table on the frequently asked questions page. Platinum status is not available.

    More information about the benefits and privileges of the Etihad Guest frequent flyer levels can be found here for Silver and here for Gold.


  • How long is the status valid if my application for a Status Match is approved?

    If your application is approved, you will receive the corresponding frequent flyer status in the Etihad Guest Program within 5 business days, valid for 3 months and can be extended for an additional 12 months with the condition of travelling on at least 1 (one) Etihad-operated flight that has an Etihad flight number and earns at least 1 Etihad Guest Mile into your Etihad Guest account within the validity of the upgraded tier.


  • How much is the fee for the Status Match application?

    US $59 for Silver qualifying applicants and US $99 for Gold applicants.

    Fees are subject to change.


  • I hold elite status with another airline not listed - can I still participate in the promotion?

    No, only status members of the listed eligible program may apply, however, you may register your interest in a future opportunity by entering your details on the main Status Match application page and selecting the country that you reside in.

    Should a future opportunity become available - we will send you an email.


  • I reside in a country not listed as an eligible country - can I still participate in the promotion?

    No, only status members of the listed eligible countries may apply, however, you may register your interest in a future opportunity by entering your details on the main Status Match application page and selecting the country that you reside in.

    Should a future opportunity become available - we will send you an email.


  • When does the Etihad Guest Status Match promotion end?

    Etihad Guest and StatusMatch.com reserve the right to terminate or vary the promotion at their discretion.


  • What information do I need to participate in the Status Match promotion?

    To participate in the promotion, you need your Etihad Guest number, your other airline status number/card or proof for verification, as well as a valid e-mail address at which we can reach you.

    During the registration process, we will also ask you for proof of your frequent flyer status (e.g., a photo of your status card), and you may be required to complete an ID check process with your Government identity card.

    If you are not yet an Etihad Guest member, you can register here.


  • I hold an elite status with a hotel program - can I also participate in the promotion with this status?

    No. This status match promotion is only offered to elite status holders of the listed.


  • How long does it take until I receive my new Etihad Guest frequent flyer status through the Status Match?

    You will be informed within 3 days after submitting the requested information, whether your status match has been approved.

    Once approved, it may take up to 5 business days until your frequent flyer status is upgraded in your Etihad Guest customer account.

    After your frequent flyer status has been upgraded, you will receive an e-mail from Etihad Guest, containing information on how to make the most of your frequent flyer status with Etihad Guest.

    Please go online to view your Etihad Guest digital service card showing your elite status. Etihad Guest will not send out any physical service cards.


  • What benefits and privileges are the Etihad Guest frequent flyer status levels offering?

    You can find an overview of elite status benefits and privileges in the Etihad Guest program here.


  • What happens if my application is not approved?

    If your application is not approved, you will be notified by e-mail.


  • How can I contact you if I have further questions?

    For questions about your Status Match application - [email protected]

    For questions about Etihad Guest or Etihad Airlines - [email protected] or refer here for contact numbers.



Status Match Available to eligible status holders in select regions.


    Etihad Guest Tier
    AIRLINE SILVER GOLD PLATINUM
    Air Asia

    BIG Loyalty

    GOLD
    BLACK
    PLATINUM
    -
    Air Astana

    Nomad Club

    SILVER
    DIAMOND
    GOLD
    -
    Air India Express

    NeuPass

    EXPLORER
    HIGHFLYER
    JETSETTER
    -
    Air India

    Flying Returns

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    -
    British Airways

    Executive Club

    BRONZE
    GOLD
    GOLD GUEST LIST
    PREMIER
    SILVER
    -
    Cathay Pacific

    Cathay

    SILVER
    DIAMOND
    DIAMOND PLUS
    GOLD
    INVITATION
    -
    Emirates

    Skywards

    SILVER
    GOLD
    IO
    PLATINUM
    -
    Japan Airlines

    Mileage Bank

    CRYSTAL
    GLOBAL CLUB / GLOBAL CLUB CRYSTAL
    GLOBAL CLUB DIAMOND
    GLOBAL CLUB PREMIER
    GLOBAL CLUB SAPPHIRE
    -
    Korean Air

    SKYPASS

    MORNING CALM CLUB
    MILLION MILER CLUB
    MORNING CALM PREMIUM CLUB
    -
    Lufthansa

    Miles & More

    FREQUENT TRAVELLER
    HON CIRCLE
    SENATOR
    -
    Philippine Airlines

    Mabuhay Miles

    ELITE
    MILLION MILER
    PREMIER ELITE
    -
    Qantas

    Frequent Flyer

    SILVER
    CHAIRMANS LOUNGE
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    PLATINUM ONE
    -
    Qatar Airways

    Privilege Club

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    -
    Royal Brunei

    Royal Skies

    SILVER
    GOLD
    -
    Singapore Airlines

    KrisFlyer

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PPS
    PPS SOLITARE
    -
    Thai Airways

    Royal Orchid Plus

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    -
    Turkish Airlines

    Miles&Smiles

    CLASSIC PLUS
    ELITE
    ELITE PLUS
    -
    United Airlines

    MileagePlus

    PREMIER SILVER
    GLOBAL SERVICES
    PREMIER 1K
    PREMIER GOLD
    PREMIER PLATINUM
    -
    Vietnam Airlines

    Lotusmiles

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    TITANIUM
    -
    Vistara

    Club Vistara

    SILVER
    GOLD
    PLATINUM
    -

*Illustrative examples of loyalty program equivalencies. Terms, conditions and fees apply.