|Airline||Qantas Airways||Major Routes||Sydney Airport to/from Jakarta International Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Beijing Capital International, Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Singapore Changi International Airport.|
|Official Site||https://www.qantas.com/us/en.html||Check-In Counter||
|Year Established||1920||Main Destinations||Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||Qantas Frequent Flyer|
Qantas is the flag carrier of Australia and is the third oldest airline in the world. The airline is based in Sydney and its main hub is located at Sydney Airport, while Qantas’ headquarters are located in the Mascot suburb of Bayside Council, Sydney, New South Wales.
Qantas allows checked baggage of up to 30kg/66lbs for Economy Class passengers. Premium Economy and Business Class passengers are allowed a weight limit of 40kg/88lbs and First Class passengers may bring checked baggage of up to 50kg/110lbs. Each piece of baggage must be below 32/70lbs otherwise it needs to be sent by Qantas Freight.
For flights to and from North and South America, Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers with Qantas may bring two pieces of checked baggage of up to 23kg/50lbs. Business and First Class passengers have a checked luggage allowance of three pieces at 32kg/70lbs each piece.
Max dimensions for each piece of checked luggage with Qantas are 158cm (length + height + width added together.)
Economy Class passengers with Qantas may bring carry-on baggage of up to 7kg/15lbs. Premium Economy, Business and First Class passengers are allowed one piece of up to 10kg/22lbs or two smaller bags with a combined weight of 14kg/30lbs. (International flights).
Dimensions for carry-on baggage with Qantas should be under 115cm (length + height + width added together.)
Depending upon the type of air ticket you have purchased with Qantas, it will cost you approximately $280 for international flights for every additional 5kg or you will need to redeem 36,000 Qantas points for every additional 5kg. On domestic flights with Qantas Airlines, the cost varies depending upon your purchased air ticket, so you will need to check-in at a Qantas Airlines helpdesk before your scheduled departure.
Qantas’s online check-in will help you to choose your seats depending on the availability and your ticket.
Tickets booked with Qantas, Jetstar and other partners of the oneworld Alliance lets you earn points and redeem them for various rewards and benefits. The Points Plus Pay program allows you to redeem your miles and receive a combination of points or cash. You can transfer your points to an eligible family member who is also a Qantas Frequent Flyer. As Qantas is part of the oneworld airline alliance, they are partnered with American Airlines, JAL and others.
Checking-in through the Qantas mobile app is the easiest way, by downloading the Qantas app which is available for Apple or Android platforms. You will be able to check-in, manage your upcoming trips, and obtain other useful details about your upcoming trip.
If you have not already checked-in, you will receive an SMS from Qantas prior to your scheduled flight which will allow you to access your boarding pass and other air ticket details, so make sure to update your mobile number to receive the SMS and use the service.
For online check-in, you will need to make sure that your flight is eligible for online check-in and then enter your air ticket reference number to check-in.
Qantas has one of the best First Class cabins for its long haul flights which has been updated in recent years. The seats have a high degree of privacy with seats that fold down into fairly large beds to rest on.
Qantas offers a Premium Economy Class on most flights which are much more comfortable than Economy Class seats. For most flights seats are about five inches larger in width with plenty of legroom and adjustable foot rests.