Optus, Qantas partnership launch: photos

Optus, Qantas partnership launch: photos

Summary: Qantas and Optus today announced the details behind their new Frequent Flyer partnership, while unveiling their new, Optus-branded Qantas 737 aircraft.


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  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Bassingthwaighte, a Qantas Platinum Frequent Flyer herself, brought on-stage two of Qantas' and Optus' most loyal customers. Ron (left) signed up with Optus as a carrier on day one, back in 1992. Terry (centre) is Qantas' most engaged Frequent Flyer, earning points as a customer in all seven of Qantas' earning categories for the Frequent Flyer program.

    Qantas' Hickey and Bassingthwaighte awarded the two men 300,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points each to reward their loyalty.

  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Hickey, Bassingthwaighte and Optus' Smith pose next to the shiny new plane.

  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    The new 737 in the airbase hangar.

Topics: Telcos, Travel Tech, Optus, Tech Industry

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