Ansett legal battles continue

Australian carrier Ansett ceased operations in September 2001, but the legal battles continue.

Most recently a sports team agreed to pay AU$18,000 for tickets that were owed. The team argued that the frequent flyer miles they lost when the airline went under were worth at least that much and should cancel out the debt. In the end, the miles didn’t have value and they agreed to pay most of the monies owed.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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