Lufthansa Miles & More members to earn miles when shopping at Bangalore airport duty free

In a first for India, Miles & More, the frequent flier programme of the Lufthansa group has tied up with Nuance duty free shop at Bengaluru International Airport to offer its members earning of frequent flier miles while shopping.

Miles & More cardholders can earn 2 award miles for every US$1 (approx Rs. 44) spent at Nuance’s duty free shops both at the arrival and departure areas of the airport.

Lufthansa has stolen a march over all its competitors. This is the first time that an airline frequent flier programme has tied up for duty-free shopping in India.

The FFP programme also has Matrix Cellular, The Leela Group of Hotels, Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Trident Hotels, Deutsche Bank,, Woodland retail, The Economist, as some of its partners in India.

The programme boasts 600,000 members in India and about 19 million world-wide.

For more details visit the Miles & More website.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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