On 5 September 2019, BP Australia Pty Ltd (BP) applied for authorisation on behalf of itself, resellers of fuel under the BP brand (BP Resellers), Qantas Airways Limited and Qantas Frequent Flyer Limited (together, Qantas) to establish a BP Rewards loyalty program, appointing Qantas as the first cornerstone partner of the BP Rewards Program (the Proposed Conduct). BP also applied for interim authorisation of the proposed conduct to the extent that it relates to BP’s participation in the Qantas Business Rewards program.
A copy of the application is available by following the link below.
On 22 November 2019, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to the arrangements for a period of five years, and granted interim authorisation.
On 27 February 2020, the ACCC issued a determination granting authorisation to BP Australia Pty Ltd, BP resellers, and Qantas. If no application for review is lodged to the Australian Competition Tribunal, the determination will come into force on 20 March 2020.
Applications - supporting documents
|Final Determination ( PDF 539.19 KB )||27 Feb 2020|
|Draft Determination and Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 544.36 KB )||22 Nov 2019|
|ACCC to Interested Parties Draft Determination and Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 249.97 KB )||22 Nov 2019|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Consultation Process ( PDF 265.54 KB )||12 Sep 2019|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Final Determination ( PDF 167.89 KB )||27 Feb 2020|
|ACCC to Applicants re Final Determination ( PDF 168.45 KB )||27 Feb 2020|
|ACCC to Applicants re Draft Determination and Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 247.63 KB )||22 Nov 2019|
|ACCC to Applicants re Interested Party Submissions and Request for Further Information ( PDF 141.07 KB )||17 Oct 2019|
|ACCC to Applicants re Interested Party Consultation ( PDF 247.66 KB )||12 Sep 2019|
|ACCC to Applicants re Material Excluded from Public Register ( PDF 246.77 KB )||11 Sep 2019|
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