Qantas says it has issued a reminder to staff after a Oneworld Emerald frequent flyer was incorrectly refused Qantas Club access for a second time in a row. Last week we brought you the story of AFF member Muppet501st, who has Oneworld Emerald status as a Qatar Airways Platinum member. On a recent visit to the Qantas Club in Townsville, he was told that he couldn't use the … [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.
Qantas has quietly suspended the "Price Promise" designed to encourage customers to book flights & hotels directly on the airline's website. Since 2011, Qantas has offered to match lower airfare prices found on third-party booking websites such as online travel agents. After booking on the Qantas website, customers could lodge a Price Promise claim by midnight on the … [Read more...]
Antarctic sightseeing flights, operated by Antarctica Flights on chartered Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliners, are proving popular this summer. Operating during daylight hours, passengers on these flights are treated to close-up views of the Antarctic icebergs. But another Melbourne-based tour company is now pioneering a different type of Antarctic scenic flight, the first of which … [Read more...]
Qantas will commence direct flights from Canberra to the Gold Coast for the first time from next Friday, as Queensland reopens its border to the ACT. From 25 September 2020, travellers from the ACT that have not been in NSW for the past 14 days will be permitted to enter Queensland without entering quarantine. Taking advantage of pent-up demand from Canberrans wishing to … [Read more...]
Who would want to book a seven-hour Qantas flight to nowhere? In the age of coronavirus and border closures, apparently lots of people! Earlier today, Qantas released 134 seats for sale on a seven-hour scenic joy flight that departs and arrives in Sydney. The Boeing 787 flight will take place on 10 October 2020 and travel over New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern … [Read more...]