Qantas A380 Staircase

Qantas Flies A380 Nonstop From Australia To London

This is more a cool aviation geek story than anything that's actually significant (which I kinda feel is what we all need at this point). Qantas ending all international flying As we recently learned, Qantas will be suspending all international flying…

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Qantas A380

Wow: Qantas Cutting Capacity, Grounding Most A380s

Qantas is following the global trend, and has announced that they'll be cutting capacity significantly in light of reduced demand. The Qantas Group has announced plans to cut international flying, as they'll be reducing capacity by almost a quarter over…

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Qantas Safety Video

Qantas’ 100th Anniversary Safety Video

Qantas is currently celebrating their 100th anniversary, and to commemorate that they're introducing a new safety video, which will debut on all flights on March 1, 2020. The safety video takes place through different eras of flying, starting in the…

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Qantas 787

Qantas Threatens To Hire Low Cost Pilots

Qantas is ready to move forward with "Project Sunrise," and the airline doesn't seem to care whether their pilots are onboard with it or not. For years Qantas has been talking about how they’d like to be able to fly nonstop from Melbourne and Sydney…

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Qantas A380

Transfer Citi Points To Qantas With 25% Bonus

The Citi ThankYou program has just launched their latest transfer bonus. Through Saturday, February 22, 2020, the the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Qantas Frequent Flyer. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1…

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Qantas Club

Qantas’ Inconsistent Lounge Dress Code

Since April 2015, Qantas has had a dress code for accessing their lounges, and in the past few years the airline has been in the news several times for this. Well, the airline is once again in the news for their lounge dress code, and in this case I…

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A350 1000

Qantas Selects A350-1000 For Project Sunrise

Qantas has just announced some significant developments for Project Sunrise. The airline has chosen a plane for this "mission," but hasn't yet finalized an order. Currently the world’s longest flight is operated by Singapore Airlines’ A350-900ULR, as…

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Qantas First Lounge Singapore – 15

Review: Qantas First Lounge Singapore Changi

Qantas just recently opened their First Lounge at Changi Airport, which adds some much needed lounge capacity for oneworld (and particularly Qantas) at Changi, given how overcrowded lounges here get. This is Qantas' fourth "true" First Lounge in the…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 3

New Air France-KLM & Qantas Frequent Flyer Partnership

Air France-KLM and Qantas launched a codeshare agreement as of mid-2018, allowing customers to travel between Australia and Europe via Hong Kong and Singapore. Now the companies have taken cooperation to the next level, which is pretty exciting. Up until…

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Pictures: New Qantas First Class Lounge Singapore

Qantas opened their new first class lounge in Singapore in mid-November, though they just had their official opening today, and have shared some pictures and facts abut the new lounge. I look forward to reviewing this lounge shortly, but in the meantime…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 1

Qantas Flying Nonstop From London To Sydney Today

Four weeks ago Qantas operated a nonstop flight from New York to Sydney, which generated a lot of publicity. Well, today they're operating a nonstop flight from London to Sydney, and that plane is now in the air. This is actually the second time that…

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Qantas A380 Economy 1

Alaska Cuts Mileage Earning Rates On Qantas

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my all around favorite frequent flyer programs, though unfortunately it looks like mileage earning has been cut on yet another partner airline (perhaps due to no fault of Alaska). Alaska Cuts Mileage Earning On Qantas Alaska…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Qantas Business Class 787 67

Amex Offering 20% Bonus On Qantas Points Transfers

Qantas Frequent Flyer was added as an Amex Membership Rewards transfer partner over the summer, and now Amex is offering their second-ever transfer bonus to Qantas. Through November 30, 2019, the US American Express Membership Rewards program is offering…

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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 Lounge London Heathrow – 23

Qantas Starts Selling First Class Lounge Access

It's not unusual to see airlines sell lounge access as a way of boosting revenue, especially when a lounge would otherwise be empty. Over time we've seen more airlines add paid lounge access options, and this comes in different forms -- in some cases…

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Qantas 787 Livery

Qantas Flying Nonstop From New York To Sydney Today

Today is a pretty cool day for aviation, as a nonstop flight from New York to Sydney will be operated for the first time by a commercial airline. Now, don't get too excited -- this is a one-off, and the plane will only be very lightly loaded. But it's…

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Qantas 787 Business Class – 1

Could Qantas Pilots Veto 20+ Hour Flights?

As most of you are probably well aware, Qantas wants to fly nonstop from Sydney and Melbourne to New York and London. While it seems like good progress is being made, could the project possibly be killed before any planes are even ordered? Currently…

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Qantas A380 Business Class 3

American Improves Qantas Mileage Earning Rates

American Airlines AAdvantage has just significantly increased mileage earning rates for travel on Qantas, and that shouldn't come as any surprise. As of October 1, 2019, AAdvantage members will in many cases earn significantly more miles for travel on…

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Qantas A380 Lounge

Pictures: Qantas’ New A380 Cabins

As I wrote about yesterday, Qantas' first Airbus A380 with new interiors is now flying. The airline plans to reconfigure three more of their A380s before the end of the year, and the plan is for all 12 A380s to be reconfigured by the end of 2020. While…

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