Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,058
Is the AUSBT survey an attempt by BA to test the waters for launching Executive Club in Australia?
It's just an inkling I have from the nature of the survey questions and the sponsor for the prize.
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Member since 25 Sep 2013
Total posts 376
That's a very interesting observation.
Member since 28 Aug 2014
Total posts 132
Very curious thought. I'd think Executive Club rollout in Australia (if it went ahead) would actually be part of a wider, more active BA strategy to penetrate the Australian business travel market.
In light of a future weakening of commercial travel between EU and UK, there can be no doubt BA is looking at all areas of their operation to explore best ways to stabilize their business. Their stock price tanked after Brexit.
Ramping up operations between other Commonwealth nations would be one of many options on the table.
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,016
Not at all - BA has no input to the questions, the airline just generously offered two tickest as prizes (in fact, many of the questions are the same as our 2015 survey, including those regarding membership of frequent flyer programs).
Wishful thinking on my part then!
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