Airlines Advertise On Thursday, loyalty program members will be allowed to redeem their miles for a pre-test kit.
Mail groups – Made by a Hawaiian company Test partners, Vault Health – Available to HawaiianMiles for a limited time, at a cost of 14,000 miles.
According to the announcement, Hawaii It is the first US airline to allow members to redeem coronavirus test miles.
“We remain dedicated to making testing for our guests as comfortable and accessible as possible, so we are incredibly excited to expand our partnership with Vault Health to allow our HawaiianMiles members to purchase their home test kit using miles,” Avi Manis, senior vice president of marketing at Hawaiian Airlines said In a statement.
Passengers who redeem their miles for a coronavirus test will receive the kit by mail and collect a saliva sample with the help of the test supervisor via a video call, the announcement said.
After that, the kit can be shipped to the laboratory. Passengers are expected to receive their results electronically within 24 hours of receiving them in the lab, according to Hawaiian Airlines.
The announcement said the total turnaround time is expected to be less than 72 hours.
“The supervised at-home salivary COVID test provides a safe, comfortable, and reliable result delivered before you travel,” Jason Feldman, Founder and CEO of Vault Health said in a statement. “We are excited to work with Hawaiian Airlines that continues to innovate on behalf of their customers making travel easier and safer for everyone.”