Qantas points can be used to book Emirates flights to destinations all over the world! Most Emirates flights start or end in Dubai, but Emirates also has many useful fifth-freedom routes. From Australia, Emirates flies a range of useful fifth-freedom routes including Sydney-Christchurch, Melbourne-Singapore, Brisbane-Singapore and Sydney-Bangkok. These are just a few of the … [Read more...]
Airline Routes is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience is determined in part by the route your select. To help work out the optimum routing for your journey, use one of the online tools we describe in our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers.
The Boeing 747 has been the backbone of the Qantas international fleet since 1971. But it's now the end of an era, with the announcement that all Qantas 747s will be retired by 2020. The Boeing 747 was a ground-breaking aircraft for its time, cutting travel times to destinations around the world and opening new non-stop routes that previously weren't possible. But newer, … [Read more...]
Qantas has announced that it will fly Boeing 747 jumbo jets to Honolulu over the Australian summer period. The move sees the introduction of Premium Economy on the Sydney-Honolulu route, as well as a huge increase in the number of Business class seats available to Hawaii. Qantas will fly Boeing 747s to Hawaii from 7 December 2018 until the end of April 2019. This covers the … [Read more...]
Since 2015, Qantas has been in an extensive alliance with Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines. The partnership is the equivalent of the Qantas-Emirates joint venture. Despite this, it doesn't seem to receive much attention. So what exactly can Qantas frequent flyers on China Eastern expect? China Eastern is part of the SkyTeam alliance. But the partnership means Qantas … [Read more...]
Qantas is reportedly considering launching direct flights from Perth to Johannesburg. Complementing Qantas' existing route from Sydney to South Africa, the new service would directly compete with South African Airways. The new Qantas flights from Perth to Johannesburg would operate 4x weekly from 7 December 2018, using an Airbus A330-200. Routes Online reports that Qantas … [Read more...]