A disruptive Qantas passenger who assaulted crew members has been fined more than $25,000 and banned from flying Qantas. The incident occurred on QF652, a redeye service from Perth to Brisbane, in July last year. The man attacked crew members after they confiscated a flask of alcohol that he had carried on board. The Airbus A330-200 then turned back to Perth around an hour … [Read more...]
Qantas and it's frequent flyer program are popular topics at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Qantas is Australia's national carrier, and has Jetstar as a subsidiary. The Qantas Frequent Flyer program is easily Australia's largest loyalty program.
The best use of Qantas frequent flyer points is to upgrade to a higher cabin class. Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
If you're departing Sydney on a Qantas international flight, did you know that you can check in any time on the day of the flight? Qantas all-day check-in is a great benefit if you arrive at the airport early or want to drop off your luggage. Qantas check-in counters at Sydney Airport open daily at 4am AEST. This means that with Qantas all-day check-in, you can check in for … [Read more...]
If you’ve flown Qantas lately, you may have noticed an increase in healthy food options like salads and celery sticks. But are Qantas in-flight and lounge menus becoming too healthy? While health-conscious frequent flyers may be rejoicing, others believe there is too much kale, polenta and cabbage slaw appearing on Qantas menus. An AFF member flying Qantas to Los Angeles … [Read more...]
Qantas is currently giving a 30% discount on the points required for Classic Flight Rewards. The discount applies to Economy award flight bookings on Qantas and Jetstar. With the discount, Classic Reward flights can be booked for as little as 4,480 Qantas points (plus taxes). To be eligible for the 30% discount, the flights must be between 17 April and 29 December 2018. The … [Read more...]
Qantas is offering double points on all Qantas flights booked by 5 March 2018. To qualify for double Qantas points, you'll need to travel between 12 March 2018 and 14 February 2019. The deal applies to flights that are marketed and operated by Qantas. In other words, you'll need to book a Qantas flight with a "QF" flight number to earn double Qantas points. The offer can be … [Read more...]