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Qantas holds numerous awards, which speak for themselves as to why it is one of the top airlines internationally.
Qantas has stood the test of time as the second oldest airline in the world, since its founding in 1920.
Qantas has built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service.
Qantas Airways is the national flag carrier of Australia and is usually your best bet if you’re looking for the quickest flight from South Africa to Australia and onward to New Zealand.
Qantas stands for ‘Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services’ and the company is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia.
They have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering, maintenance, and customer service.
Book Qantas Airways flights to Sydney, Auckland, Brisbane and other exciting places!
Introducing Qantas Passenger Perks (valid for travel to Australia between 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020)
• 20% off BridgeClimb Sydney
• Pay 5 days car hire, receive 7 days with AVIS
• 20% off Great Barrier Reef joy flights
• 20% off Jacob's Creek Masterclass
• 20% off Rottnest Island Day Tour
• 15% off joy flights across Tasmania
• 25% off Outback Floatplane
• 50% off second passenger, hot air ballooning in the Yarra Valley
The Qantas carry-on baggage allowance for passengers on economy class international flights is set out below:
• 1 x 115cm (45in) bag no more than 7kg
• 1 x 185cm (73in) non-rigid garment bag no more than 7kg
The Qantas checked baggage allowance on international flights is as follows:
• Economy Class – Luggage must not exceed 30kg
• Premium Economy Class – Luggage must not exceed 40kg
• Business Class – Luggage must not exceed 40kg
Check-in for a Qantas flight requires passengers to check in 45 mins prior to departure for a domestic flight, and two hours for international flights.
The airline provides its customers with a variety of check-in methods from its airport kiosk to Qantas Airlines online and mobile check-in, depending on airport of departure.
Qantas features the following cabin classes to its passengers:
Access to all Business Class lounges/ Priority check-in/ Fully-flat Skybed seat with massage feature
Priority check-in/ Wider seats with extra legroom/ Premium meal service/ Additional luggage permitted
Ergonomically designed seats/ Personal entertainment system/ Self-service snack bar
Ask your Travelstart consultant about the Premium Economy class on this Qantas flight and enhance your entire trip – a few luxuries will make your experience that much better!
Qantas Airways has a central hub at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport. Discover the world with Qantas and over 50 partner airlines and their affiliates, offering a network to over 1,200 destinations globally. These destinations include Australia, North American Asia, New Zealand and South Pacific and the rest of the world. With the most popular of those destinations being:
• Johannesburg (O.R. Tambo)
You do not require an Australian visa when travelling via Sydney to New Zealand and are in transit for less than 8 hours.
Qantas services the destinations mentioned with a massive fleet size of 131 aircraft consisting of:
• Airbus A330-200
• Airbus A330-300
• Airbus A380-800
• Boeing 737-800
• Boeing 747-400
• Boeing 747-400ER
• Boeing 787-9
|Hub airport:||Sydney Airport|
|Loyalty program:||Qantas Frequent Flyer|
|Inflight magazine:||Qantas Spirit of Australia|
The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.
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