Qantas has announced it will fly non-stop from Brisbane to Chicago from April 2020, pending the US government's approval of a joint venture with American Airlines. Qantas will use Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners for the four-weekly flights, which will be timed to allow for easy one-stop connections via Brisbane from cities across Australia to Chicago. Additionally, Qantas will … [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.
Anyone who's visited AFF's popular Ask The Pilot thread will be familiar with John Bartels, who goes by the AFF username of jb747. Over the years, jb747 has developed a reputation as one of AFF's most respected members. He has tirelessly answered thousands of AFF member questions relating to aviation, flying and the life of a pilot. Earlier this year, John Bartels hung up … [Read more...]
When flying to Asia, Qantas offers a Premium Economy cabin on flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Qantas has a very good Premium Economy product, so redeeming your Qantas Frequent Flyer points for a seat can be very good value. But redeeming Cathay Pacific Asia Miles for Qantas Premium Economy awards is even better value. In Premium Economy, you'll receive a wider … [Read more...]
With all of the seven remaining Boeing 747s in the Qantas fleet due to be retired by next year, time is running out to fly with Qantas on the "queen of the skies". There are only six destinations that are still served by Qantas 747s. And the airline will end Boeing 747-400 service to Honolulu and San Francisco later this year, leaving just Tokyo, Santiago, Johannesburg and a … [Read more...]
Looking for cheap flights to South America? Qantas currently has some very good fares available to Santiago, Lima, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo from $995 return. There are also some exceptional deals available to South America in Premium Economy from $1,895 return. Qantas Economy sale to South America Qantas flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to Santiago are now … [Read more...]