Qantas (QF), nicknamed as ‘the flying kangaroo’ is the flag carrier of Australia. ‘QANTAS’ is an acronym for "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services". The airline is based in New South Wales with its main hub at the Sydney Airport (SYD). Qantas offers convenient flight schedules to 20 domestic destinations and 21 international destinations in 14 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. It’s focus cities include Cairns International Airport, Darwin International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Qantas offers daily connections from Singapore to Australian cities like Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth etc. Book your Qantas Airways tickets on CheapTickets.sg, Singapore’s top online portal for best fares and exclusive deals.
Fleet: Qantas has a fleet of 147 with a mix of Airbus and Boeing aircraft
The airline offers an overall four class configuration - First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy. The first class is offered only on the Boeing 747–400 and Airbus A380 with 14 seats on all the 747-400s equipped with first class. The business class is offered on all Qantas mainline passenger aircraft. The premium economy class is only available on the Airbus A380 and certain Boeing 747–400 aircraft and Economy on all Qantas mainline passenger aircraft. Qantas has several in-flight entertainment systems installed on its aircraft. Across the fleet, the in-flight experience is referred to as "On:Q". The in-flight magazine, titled "Qantas The Australian Way' is jam packed with travel tips, destination guides, features on travel and is also available as a free download for the iPad.
The Qantas “Frequent Flyer” program is aimed at rewarding customer loyalty. Points are accrued based on distance flown, with bonuses that vary by travel class. The “Qantas Club” is the business-class airline lounge for Qantas. Membership is offered by paying subscription or by the achievement of Gold or Platinum frequent flyer status. Benefits of membership include lounge access, priority check-in, priority luggage handling and increased luggage allowances.
The weight allowance for carry-on luggage for First / Business / Premium Economy is 7 kilograms for all international travel. The number of baggage pieces and dimensions depends on the class and destination.
Qantas Airways is a member of the OneWorld alliance.
Qantas won the ‘World’s Best Premium Economy Class Airline Award’ at the 2012 World Airline Awards.