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The Frequent Flyer Gazette

Friday, 8 May 2020

Earn Qantas Status Credits at Woolworths
It's now possible to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer status credits at Woolworths supermarkets until 30 June 2020.
Update on Qantas Flight Credits
Qantas is now offering flight credits to passengers that were booked to fly until the end of September 2020 (previously July 2020). Qantas credit vouchers can also now be used towards multiple new bookings, rather than just one booking of equal or greater value. But the national carrier is no longer waiving change fees for more...
Cathay Pacific Axes Fuel Surcharges
Oneworld's Cathay Pacific has almost completely eliminated fuel and carrier surcharges from both commercial airfares and award bookings. This includes Asia Miles awards and Classic Flight Reward bookings made using Qantas points, where carrier charges are no longer payable at all. The only exception is more...
Project Sunrise, A380 Upgrades On Hold
Qantas has secured an additional $550 million in debt funding, giving the airline sufficient liquidity to survive until at least December 2021, CEO Alan Joyce revealed in a market update this week. But this is not without trade-offs, with Project Sunrise now more...
Qantas is Still Printing its In-Flight Magazine
Although Qantas is no longer filling its aircraft seat pockets with reading material, and many planes are temporarily grounded, Qantas has continued producing and printing its in-flight magazine. But this month's Qantas Magazine isn't written for passengers more...
Upcoming Webinar...
Maximising Points on the Ground
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With many of us grounded and no current end date for the government-mandated travel restrictions, it's safe to say that most of us are not earning or burning points in the air right now. But there are still lots of opportunities to maximise your frequent flyer and loyalty points on the ground!

Now is the ideal time to re-assess your points-earning strategy and save up your points, so that you can use them when travel returns to normal! There are still plenty of ways to earn points on the ground. The upcoming Frequent Flyer Solutions webinar will show you how to maximise these opportunities.

The webinar will also take a deep dive into the new Qantas Points Club, which rewards "frequent buyers" that earn points from non-flying activities.

Join Matt at 8pm (AEST) on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 for this informative webinar.

Buy United Miles with up to 100% Bonus
Earn up to 100% bonus United MileagePlus miles on purchases until 14 May 2020.
Index of Popular "Ask The Pilot" Topics
"Ask The Pilot" is one of the most popular threads on the Australian Frequent Flyer forum. In fact, since it was started in 2011, there have been around 15,000 posts!
Upcoming Changes & Expiring Deals
08 May
Up to 150,000 Bonus Points with Qantas Health Insurance
14 May
Up to 100% Bonus United Miles on Purchases
18 May
Up to 50% Bonus British Airways Avios on Purchases

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