Redeem Qantas Points for Airnorth Flights

Redeem Qantas Points for Airnorth FlightsAirnorth is a regional Australian airline based in Darwin. The Qantas partner airline operates jet and turboprop services to destinations across northern Australia, as well as to Timor Leste.

Given the remote destinations served by Airnorth, flights are often expensive. But you can redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points for Airnorth flights! Instead of paying $267 to fly from Darwin to Gove, for example, you can redeem 8,000 Qantas points and pay just $48 in taxes. This a good use of Qantas points and makes it possible to visit some great destinations across regional Australia. The Darwin-Dili route also offers one of the cheapest international flight redemptions available from Australia.

From its Darwin hub, Airnorth flies to destinations including Dili, Broome, Kununurra and Townsville. There are also three destinations served from Toowoomba: Cairns, Townsville and Melbourne. On many of these routes, Airnorth is the only airline operating. Here is a complete overview of the routes served by Airnorth:

Airnorth reward flights are charged at the same rates as Qantas flights, and there are no fuel or carrier surcharges. Here are some examples of Airnorth award flight prices for Economy class:

  • Darwin to Dili: 8,000 Qantas points + $95.48 taxes
  • Darwin to Gove: 8,000 Qantas points + $47.48 taxes
  • Townsville to Darwin: 12,000 Qantas points + $38.41 taxes
  • Melbourne to Toowoomba: 12,000 Qantas points + $36.66 taxes
  • Broome to Darwin: 12,000 Qantas points + $60.28 taxes

Business Class is not available on Airnorth.

Airnorth award availability is fairly good on most routes if you book with Qantas points well in advance. Many flights have two award seats available from around 350 days in advance. Award availability on Airnorth flights is more limited if you’re booking at the last minute.

Airnorth award flights can be booked on the Qantas website.

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Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
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