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This could become an expensive 'bun-fight' for one or multiple partners. BP signs an exclusive deal with Velocity, which is in turn linked to Coles / Flybuys, allowing Velocity members to earn points through the Shell / Flybuys scheme. Not quite as 'exclusive' as originally thought.BP then b...
May 13, 2017, 03.46 PM / Virgin Australia sues as BP attempts to end partnership
What this Bloomberg article fails to realise though is that there are several issues that QF will need to confront and deal with.The recent rules change in interchange fees means that banks and credit-card issuers will be buying less points, hence reducing the QF revenue stream. Precisely why QF ...
May 13, 2017, 01.00 PM / Qantas' frequent flyer arm is now worth almost $4 billion
1. GST is not applicable on international travel with QF. That is printed on every QF e-ticket issued.2. Air Canada has announced that their determination on the transferability of Aeroplan points into the new, unnamed AC FF program will be revealed next month (June). As the leading / domina...
May 13, 2017, 12.30 PM / Qantas' frequent flyer arm is now worth almost $4 billion
Nice to see a nod to past history with the TEAL poster (2nd pic from the top), although the extensive use of white walls and white marble flooring looks a little on the bland side, for me. Hard to keep clean - and a pop of bold colour on one wall might actually lift the look.
May 08, 2017, 09.48 AM / First photos: Air New Zealand's new Melbourne Airport lounge
Glad to see all this QF B787-9 fleet expansion finally happening. Anyone else think that it will make interesting 'talking points' at the EK-QF JVA renegotiation, if/when they proceed?
May 08, 2017, 09.36 AM / Qantas brings forward Boeing 787 deliveries
Silvers also get : access to Premium Check-in (either Business class or Premium check-in)a higher priority for 'waitlist' benefits (over non-tiered passengers) points bonus on oneworld flights2 complimentary QF RFID luggage tagsI complementary Lounge pass (as mentioned)Free of charge se...
May 08, 2017, 11.30 AM / Silver status with QFF
Bear in mind that 3G-4G coverage depends not only on what Bands are supported by each carrier - but also the band capabilities supported by your handset (which do vary). Apple & Microsoft Windows handsets generally tend to cover almost all 'bands' and should pose little, if any, issue in...
May 08, 2017, 11.16 AM / Purchase SIM Card at LAX
@dimi,Amongst a plethora of plans, T-Mobile are currently offering the following 31 day value plans:Unlimited 3G (voice, data, SMS) at USD $55.00 (includes access to Canadian and Mexican calling)Unlimited 4G (voice, data, SMS) at USD $70.00 (includes access to Canadian and Mexican calli...
Apr 26, 2017, 12.23 PM / Purchase SIM Card at LAX
You might well have the chance to find out the value of ROI with a real-world example commencing later this year, Grannular. With EY withdrawing the A380 ex MEL for a less desirable frame and associated downgrade of hard / soft product for that market, the current sponsorship might take on additi...
Apr 26, 2017, 12.11 PM / Airline Stadium Sponsorship ROI
Originally Posted by dimi : No, you will not be able to find US SIM cards at LAX Last edited by dimi at Apr 24, 2017, 04.53 PM.----------------------------------------------------------------------Incorrect. See LAX airport website (from which the below has been taken) www (dot) lawa (dot) org"C...
Apr 25, 2017, 03.45 PM / Purchase SIM Card at LAX