Etihad launches Edufly for students flying abroad
Gulf Airline Etihad has announced a special programme for students which allows the latter to carry an additional luggage of 10 kg when flying to US and Europe.
In a press release, the airline said the programme named ‘Edufly’ will commence on June 1 and will remain in effect till September 30, 2014.
Students flying by Etihad will receive an extra 10 kg baggage allowance when travelling to the UK and Europe, and one additional piece of luggage (upto 23 kg in weight) when travelling to the US.
The airline has made the offer available for students travelling from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Kochi to a number of destinations across the US and Europe, including Washington, New York, Chicago, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Moscow and Athens.
Besides baggage benefit, the programme also offers other benefits from Matrix International and Axis Bank.
Matrix International will offer 1 GB free data for the first month for students in UK, 50 per cent discount on the first month of rental when purchasing a student connection in the US and free talk-time worth Rs 250 for students buying a Matrix global card in Russia.
While Axis Bank will offer preferential exchange rates and waive off issuance fees on all Axis Bank Travel Currency Cards issued to students.