A leader within the Australian aviation industry, Qantas is the oldest and largest airline in Australia. The flag carrier of the country, Qantas has been taking to the skies since 1920.
With humble beginnings in Queensland, Qantas has been operating flights for over 90 years now, making it the second oldest airline in the world. Today the airline is the largest in Australia, boasting a fleet of 145 and flying to a total of 41 destinations.
Flying both domestically and internationally, the airline’s major hubs are in Sydney and Melbourne, with secondary hubs including Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Singapore. From the US, Qantas flies from Anaheim, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago, New Orleans and San Francisco.
When flying with Qantas, you can choose from Economy Premium Economy, Business Class or First Class as well as opt to join the Qantas Frequent Flyer rewards program, where members can earn points with Qantas and their affiliated partners. Points accumulated with the program can be redeemed on flights, upgrades lounge access or to purchase goods from the airline’s online store.
When flying internationally with Qantas, you can check-in online or on your mobile from 24 hours up until 2 hours prior to the flight’s departure. For airport check-in, Economy and Premium Economy passengers can do so up until 90 minutes prior to departure, while First and Business Class passengers have until 60 minutes prior to departure to check-in.
As the name suggests, Premium Economy cabins offer a premium level of comfort. Sit back and recline on your specially designed Marc Newson seat, complete with center console, foot rest and personal telephone (charges apply). To further add to your onboard enjoyment, Qantas will also supply you will a large pillow, noise-canceling headphones, soft blanket and an amenity kit.
Qantas’ international in-flight dining menu is designed by celebrated chef Neil Perry and complimented by Australian wines. Between meals, enjoy a range of light snacks and beverages, as well as a glass of sparkling wine before take-off. A380 aircraft also have the option of a self-serve snack bar.
Sit back, relax and enjoy a multitude of on-demand entertainment. Guests can choose from a wide range of movies, TV shows, music and games, and the 10.6 inch touch screen on refurbished A380s and 747s makes it easy to navigate through the many selections. USB ports and power points are also available at each seat for the continued use of personal electronic devices. There's no straining to hear the movie or music either. Premium Economy guests are provided with noise cancelling headsets for superior sound quality.
Qantas allows Premium Economy passengers to bring 2 pieces of hand luggage totaling 7 kg (15 lbs), 2 pieces of checked baggage weighing 23 kg (50 lbs) each for flights to the Americas and 1 piece of 23kg (50 lbs) checked baggage for flights to all other destinations.
Relax in complete comfort on your next Qantas Business Class flight with their reclining Skybeds. These beds are available on international A380, A330 and B747 aircraft, and also boast back massage functions, in-seat power supply and personal telephone (charges apply).
Qantas’ international in-flight dining menu is designed by celebrated chef Neil Perry and complimented by a premium, beverage menu. Between meals enjoy a range of light snacks and beverages, as well as a glass of sparkling wine before take-off.
Flights on B747-400 and A330-300 aircraft include video on demand entertainment. Choose from a wide range of programming, music and games to enjoy on your 12.1 inch personal touch screens.
Qantas allows Business passengers to bring 2 pieces of hand luggage totaling 7kg (15 lbs), 2 pieces of checked baggage weighing 32kg (70 lbs) each for flights to the Americas and 1 piece of 32kg (70 lbs) checked baggage for flights to all other destinations.
The ultimate way to travel, when flying Qantas First Class long haul you are privy to your own private suite containing a flat bed, storage facilities and dining table for 2. Boasting 14 suites in total, suites also contain comfortable swivel armchairs with in-seat massage functions as well as an ottoman, large privacy partition and fold-out cocktail table. These suites are available on Qantas A380 aircraft with key destinations including London, Dubai, Los Angeles and Hon Kong.
Qantas’ international in-flight dining menu is designed by celebrated chef Neil Perry of iconic Sydney restaurant Rockpool and complimented by a premium, beverage menu. In addition to the standard Qantas menu, Fist Class passengers are privy to prepared onboard and made-to-order meals. An 8-course tasting menu is also available on select flights, while snacks and light meals are available at any time. For beverages, take your pick from the standard drinks menu as well as the Qantas award-winning wine list of champagnes and Australian wines (select flights).
Sit back, recline and enjoy a wide range of video on demand entertainment options via your personal 17 inch touch screen on A380 aircraft and a 10.4 inch touch screen on B747 aircraft. For your own entertainment, SMS, phone, PC power, USB ports and noise-canceling headsets are also available.
Qantas allows First Class passengers to bring 2 pieces of hand luggage totaling 7kg (15 lbs), 2 pieces of 32kg (each) checked baggage weighing a total of 32kg (70 lbs) for flights to the Americas and 50kg (110 lbs) checked baggage for flights to all other destinations.
Club Lounges & Alliances
Qantas has a wide number of domestic and international lounges, including locations in Singapore, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. The most notable Qantas Lounges are the Marc Newson designed First Lounges at Sydney and Melbourne international airports. Within these lounges, Business and First class passengers can enjoy a concierge service, restaurant dining, spa treatments and showers, as well as various business facilities and a library.
Qantas is one of 12 oneworld alliance members.