7 Responses

  1. Geoff
    Geoff at |

    Please tell me this was lifted from The Onion.

  2. Victor
    Victor at |

    Australians got screwed over years ago by Qantas loyalty. This is just the latest installment. The QF miles are already worthless because it costs over 288k miles for a Europe return business class from Sydney PLUS fuel surcharges (compared to 120k using US airways). If you can find a seat on OneWorld airlines.

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  4. DaveS
    DaveS at |

    As long as ability to redeem AA and AS miles doesn’t change, this isn’t going to be significant to most U.S. travelers. It is really crazy, though. Let’s hope the North American carriers don’t get any ideas.

  5. The Global Traveller
    The Global Traveller at |

    Qantas has copied NZ (which made these changes years ago).

    Earning (and especially status credits) on partners has been significantly reduced.

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