Qantas is returning to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, which also serves nearby Byron Bay, with daily QantasLink flights from Sydney. It's one of several new QantasLink domestic routes that will launch on 29 March, 2020. The QantasLink Sydney-Ballina flights are timed with business travellers in mind. The Dash 8 Q300 services will depart Sydney for Ballina in the evening, … [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.
It is possible to buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
Just short of the next status tier with Qantas Frequent Flyer? If you haven't quite flown enough in your membership year to qualify (or re-qualify) for elite status, you might consider undertaking a Qantas status run. Status credits, which count towards your membership level with the airline, can only be earned by flying. The concept of a "status run" is therefore to book a … [Read more...]
Want to redeem your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to fly to the USA in First class? This could be your opportunity! First class award availability on Qantas flights QF7 and QF8 between Sydney and Dallas/Fort Worth is surprisingly open at the moment. We've found Classic Flight Reward seats available in First class throughout 2020, with seats available even during the July and … [Read more...]
The Qantas Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, or Oneworld Award, is an extremely popular use of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed number of Qantas points, you can travel up to 35,000 miles on Oneworld airlines with up to 5 stopovers along the way. You can even use the Oneworld Award to fly around the world, if you want - although this is not a requirement. More … [Read more...]
Qantas will operate Airbus A330s on the Melbourne-Perth legs of its QF9 & QF10 services from Melbourne to London Heathrow, replacing the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The change applies to the sector between Melbourne and Perth on Tuesdays, starting from 11 February 2020. The aircraft downgrade only applies to the Melbourne-Perth and Perth-Melbourne legs of QF9 and QF10 on … [Read more...]