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Qantas signs deal, frequent flyers to benefit on Afterpay's platform

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Qantas Airways and Afterpay announced a partnership on Monday that allows users of the airline's frequent flyer programme to benefit by using the buy-now-pay-later firm's payment platform.

[BENGALURU] Qantas Airways and Afterpay announced a partnership on Monday that allows users of the airline's frequent flyer programme to benefit by using the buy-now-pay-later firm's payment platform.

Under the agreement, Qantas frequent flyers can earn up to 5,000 points on linking their membership number to their Afterpay account, both firms said in a joint statement to the stock exchange.

The deal is the latest boost for Afterpay, an alternative credit firm offering small loans to mostly to online shoppers, which has benefitted from a shift to online shopping during the coronavirus crisis.

REUTERS

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