Qantas A321xlr

Qantas Group Orders 36 A321XLRs

The newly announced A321XLR just keeps getting orders. This plane will launch in 2023, and will be the longest range single aisle plane in the world, with a range of 5,400 miles. This gives it 15% more range than the A321LR, which has already been popular…

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Qantas A380

Qantas’ Mysterious A380 Charter To Orlando

Well this sure piques my curiosity. As reported by @airlineroute, Qantas has filed a one-time A380 charter service to Orlando in January 2020. Qantas will operate the following flights from Sydney to Orlando on January 19, 2020: QF17 Sydney to Los Angeles…

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Qantas A380

Coming Soon: Qantas A380s With New Cabins

In mid-2017, Qantas announced that they'll be refreshing their fleet of Airbus A380s. The airline currently operates a fleet of 12 Airbus A380s, and the plan was to refresh all the cabins, and in particular to install all new seats in business class…

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Qantas Business Class 787 67

Amex Offering 20% Bonus On Qantas Points Transfers

Last week Qantas Frequent Flyer was added as an Amex Membership Rewards transfer partner, and today they introduced a transfer bonus. Through June 30, 2019, the US American Express Membership Rewards program is offering a 20% bonus when you transfer…

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Filed Under: American Express, Qantas
Qantas A380

American & Qantas Joint Venture Approved

It looks like American and Qantas are being granted their wish, as the Department of Transportation has approved the joint venture that they've been wanting for years. A joint venture is the highest level of cooperation you can have between two airlines.…

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Filed Under: American, Qantas
Qantas 787 Business Class – 2

Amex Adds Qantas As Membership Rewards Transfer Partner

The US American Express Membership Rewards program has just added a transfer partner, which is always an exciting development. American Express Membership Rewards has added Qantas Frequent Flyer as a transfer partner. Points transfer instantly at the…

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Qantas First Class

Extremely Rare: Qantas First Class Awards To & From The US

Qantas is one of the stingiest airlines out there when it comes to making first class award seats available, especially on their routes between the US and Australia. Often you'll find that they don't have a single first class award seat available between…

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Qantas First Class Bedding 1

Qantas Points Plane: How Quickly Did Seats Sell?

Airlines are increasingly looking for ways to engage with loyalty program members in non-traditional ways. This week Qantas announced their first ever "points plane," where they'd fly an A380 from Melbourne to Tokyo on October 21, 2019, and would exclusively…

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Qantas 747

Qantas Ending 747 Service To The US Mainland

Qantas has announced that as of December 4, 2019, their daily Sydney to San Francisco route will be operated by a Boeing 787-9. This is currently Qantas' last remaining US mainland route to be operated by the 747-400, so with that change, the airline…

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Qantas A380

Last Chance: Transfer Citi Points To Qantas With A 25% Bonus

Since early March, the US Citi ThankYou program has been offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Qantas Frequent Flyer. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1 ratio, though during this promotion you can convert 1,000 Citi points into 1,250 Qantas…

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Qantas Lounge Narita – 5

Review: Qantas Lounge Tokyo Narita Airport

After checking out the American Admirals Club, we decided to check out the Qantas Lounge. Narita Terminal 2 sure does have a lot of oneworld lounge options! Our flight was departing from the Terminal 2 satellite gates, and conveniently that's also where…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 2

Alaska Offering Double Miles For Travel On Qantas

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs, given their unique array of airline partners, combined with their generous mileage earning rates. At the moment Alaska has quite a few promotions for flying. They're offering double miles…

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Qantas A330

Save On Qantas Flights With Amex Offers (Targeted)

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Qantas Business Class 787 – 67

Fascinating Statistics About Qantas’ Longest Flight

In March 2018, Qantas launched daily nonstop flights between Perth and London using the Boeing 787-9. At the time this was the world's second longest flight, at just over 9,000 miles (Qatar's Auckland to Doha flight was slightly longer). However, within…

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El Al 787 Business Class – 11

How To Redeem Qantas Points On EL AL (Excellent Value)

In 2017, EL AL and Qantas launched a partnership, allowing reciprocal mileage redemptions. This really came in handy, given how few airline partners EL AL has. American AAdvantage used to partner with EL AL, though that ended in 2014. Not only is it…

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Qantas Business Class 787 – 8

Review: Qantas Business Class 787 San Francisco To Melbourne

I had spent most of the day in the United Polaris Lounge prior to this flight (I had access because my flight from Tahiti landed the same morning). At around 6:30PM I headed from the G gates to the A gates in the International Terminal, which required…

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