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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Filed Under: Citi, Qantas
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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Filed Under: Lounge Reviews, Qantas
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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Filed Under: Alaska, Qantas
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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Filed Under: Great Deals, Qantas
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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Filed Under: Awards, El Al
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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Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite – 2

Introduction: A Detour Across The Pacific

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Qantas and Singapore Airlines, first class on Singapore Airlines and Japan Airlines, and something inbetween on Malaysia Airlines ("Business Suite"). Ford and I took a trip to Bora…

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Filed Under: Hotels, Malaysia
Qantas A380

Not Surprising: Qantas Formally Cancels A380 Order

Qantas has 12 Airbus A380s in their fleet. The airline has been satisfied, though not thrilled, with these planes. That's to say that Qantas has been flying them for many years now, and has no plans to retire them. As a matter of fact, Qantas will be…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 1

Impressions Of Qantas 787 Business Class

Good morning from Melbourne! I just took the 15 hour flight from San Francisco to Melbourne on the Qantas 787-9, which features their latest business class product. Amazingly enough this was my first time flying longhaul in Qantas business class (I've…

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Filed Under: Qantas, Travel
Qantas Club Melbourne Airport 37

Qantas Cracking Down On Hand Luggage

The big benefit of checking in online for a flight when you don't have any luggage to check is that you can usually bypass the check in experience completely. This means not lining up for check in, and not having to speak to any airline staff until you…

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Qantas 787

Qantas CEO Encourages Qatar Airways To Leave Oneworld

Pistols at dawn! Qatar's (in)famous CEO Akbar Al Baker is known for saying all sorts of things on behalf of his airline that he doesn't mean (how's that new route to Las Vegas going?), but recently he has insisted that Qatar Airways is considering leaving…

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Filed Under: oneworld, Qantas
Reception (artist Impression)

Qantas Building First Class Lounge In Singapore

A few months ago I wrote about the problem Qantas had with their Singapore lounge. It is a shared business and first class lounge, and was built when Qantas A380 flights to London routed via Dubai, rather than via Singapore, as they do now. While the…

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Qantas A380

Qantas Offering Double Status Credits For A Limited Time

When you credit an eligible flight to Qantas Frequent Flyer, the loyalty program of Qantas, you can earn both Qantas points, and Qantas status credits. I've written before about what I believe to be the best uses of redeeming Qantas Points. Qantas is…

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