A look at the week
By Jordan Chong
Two airlines in the region this week pledged their support for the COVID-19 vaccination programs of their governments by launching giveaways of free flights, frequent flyer points and other "goodies" for those who have received the jab.
The Qantas Group’s headline prize was free flights for a year anywhere on its network.
A few days later, Cathay Pacific offered a private flight around Hong Kong on an A321neo through a lucky draw. The headline of its media release said it all: "Get vaccinated!"
Beyond the region, United Airlines unveiled its "Your shot to fly" sweepstakes with vaccinated travellers eligible to win a return flight for two to any destination in the U.S. carrier’s network. Read More »