Qatar Airways mentioned its frequent-flyer program, Privilege Membership, would undertake Avios as its factors forex.
Avios are additionally the frequent flyer forex of Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Stage, and may also be used for journey on oneworld alliance companions together with Vueling, Finnair, Qatar, and Qantas. Till November 2011, Avios had been often called Air Miles.
“The transition from Qmiles to Avios marks a groundbreaking new period for Privilege Membership, enabling our loyal members to take part in probably the most compelling loyalty community and the most important portfolio of companions within the business,” mentioned Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker.
The transition to Avios will happen by late March. Privilege Membership members can have their Qmiles transformed at a ratio of 1 to 1. The expiration date of the Privilege Membership Avios is not going to change, nor will the redemption charge for flights.
In a press release, al Baker mentioned that “extra particulars” of the switchover to Avios can be introduced within the coming weeks.
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