Qantas is reportedly considering new flights to Tokyo's Haneda Airport after two new airport slot pairs were released to Australian airlines. Following the recent expansion of Haneda Airport, four new daytime slots have been released for flights to and from Australia. Two of these slot pairs have already been allocated to Japanese airlines - ANA and Japan Airlines - and the … [Read more...]
Airline Routes is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience and the number of Qantas status credits you can earn is determined in part by the route your select.
Qantas flight QF1 is the airline's flagship "kangaroo route" from Sydney to London via Singapore. Departing from Sydney each afternoon, this Airbus A380 service takes around 24 hours to cover the 17,176km to London. Are you flying on QF1 from Sydney to London? This guide explains everything you need to know to maximise your experience and have an enjoyable … [Read more...]
Qantas will operate non-stop flights from both London and New York to Sydney, as it prepares to make a final decision on Project Sunrise later this year. Project Sunrise refers to Qantas' goal to operate non-stop commercial flights from the Australian east coast to both New York and London by 2022. Qantas already began flying non-stop from Perth to London in March 2018, but … [Read more...]
Qantas made US$861 million in revenue last year just from flying between Sydney and Melbourne, according to OAG analysis. That's around AU$1.27 billion at today's exchange rate. This ranks Qantas' Sydney-Melbourne route as the second-highest revenue earner of any route, for any airline, anywhere in the world. The only route that earns more revenue is British Airways' flights … [Read more...]
If you want to fly with the SkyTeam alliance, but aren’t flying to or from a member airline's hub airport, it can be worth looking for SkyTeam fifth-freedom routes. These are tag flights that neither start nor end in the operating carrier's home country. 11 of the 19 SkyTeam member airlines operate 34 fifth-freedom flights all around the world. This creates more … [Read more...]