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Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
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oneworld has three status tiers: Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald.
In terms of Qantas, that translates in to Silver (Ruby), Gold (Sapphire) and Platinum (emerald). For the BA executive club is Bronze (Ruby), Silver (Sapphire) and Gold (Emerald).
You need to be careful with your terminology as gaining Gold with BA is the equivalent of going for Qantas Platinum (which may not be a bad thing because it gives first lounge access) But gaining Silver with BA (equivalent of QFF gold) may be enough for you as, among other perks, that grants lounge access if you were flying Qantas with a QF flight number.
So I would start by looking at how each program aligns with each oneworld status tier. Others will probably be able to recommend a good program but BA has a lifetime status to work towards (there's an AustBT article about how that works) *Edit as mviy pointed out, qantas also has lifetime status!
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BA has Lifetime Gold (Lifetime Emerald - 35000 Tier Points). BA's program is attractive especially if achieving LifeTime Gold is realistic for you.
Of course the programs could get devalued over time and it would take a lot of flying to reach Lifetime status.
British Airways - Executive Club
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