KOREAN AIR LAUNCHES FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAM FOR PETS
For the pooch who logs miles for work, or the kitty who has a vacation home it needs to visit often, Korean Air has launched the frequent flyer program just for them.
The airline announced its SKYPETS program, which rewards pets that fly frequently with opportunities to either fly for 50 percent off or completely free.
Your pet earns one stamp for every domestic flight within Korea and two for every International trip. After six stamps, you get half off the animal fees on a domestic trip; an International trip will mandate 12 stamps. There is also an option to get a free ticket for your pet. Simply save up your stamps and redeem 12 of them for a domestic flight and 24 for an International excursion.
Getting a stamp is as easy as flying Korean Air, but stamps are only good for three years, so your pet will need to be a prolific flyer. The small ones can enjoy the cabin while bigger pals will need to hang out in the hold.
Korean Air is in good company when it comes to rewarding owners. JetBlue has its JetPaws program, which offers 300 TrueBlue points for each flight to travelers flying with pets. Virgin Atlantic also continues its Flying Paws program, rewarding its Flying Club Members traveling with pets extra miles to various destinations.