Under the agreement, Qantas frequent flyers could earn points after linking their membership number to their Afterpay account, the 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 benefited from a shift to online shopping during the coronavirus crisis.
Afterpay’s shares rose nearly 2% in early trade against a 0.3% drop on the ASX200 index, hitting a record high scaled in the previous session. — Reuters
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