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Qantas loses AFL account to VB

written by australianaviation.com.au | November 18, 2010
photo - Rob Finlayson

Qantas has used its newly launched @QantasMedia Twitter account to confirm it has lost the AFL corporate travel account.

“QF ends AFL partnership,” the airline Tweeted on November 18. “We have a history of supporting all Aussie sports and won’t enter into exclusive arrangements with any sporting body.”

It emerged last week that Virgin Blue was bidding for the contract, worth approximately $8 million. The new deal takes effect from January 1.

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