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Why fly with Qantas

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Qantas holds numerous awards, which speak for themselves as to why it is one of the top airlines internationally.

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Qantas has stood the test of time as the second oldest airline in the world, since its founding in 1920.

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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!

Popular flight routes with Qantas are from Johannesburg to Sydney and Johannesburg to Auckland.

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

Qantas provides its customers with a variety of check-in methods depending on airport of departure, these include online and Qantas app check-in which opens 24 hours before flight departure, to airport counters and Australian airport kiosks available from 3 hours before departure. It is recommended you check-in early and allow yourself enough time at the airport.

The latest check-in and bag drop for International Economy or Premium Economy is 90 minutes, for Business or First it is 60 minutes and for Domestic flights it is 30 minutes.

Qantas features the following cabin classes to its passengers:

Business Class

Combining functionality with privacy and space. The innovative seats allow you to recline your seat from take-off through to landing maximising the opportunity to rest in a fully flat bed. A cotton duvet and mattress plus a European style pillow are provided.

Premium Economy

The wide seat functional space and unique recline motion provide a class-leading level of comfort. The ergonomically designed headrest can be fitted with a specially designed pillow and, together with a re-engineered footrest, aims to optimise rest.


Enjoy the next generation and award-winning Recaro seat, ergonomically designed for optimal comfort. Includes mood lights, storage areas and a personal electronic device shelf. A new foot net provides additional support enhancing the ergonomics on longer flights.

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:

• Sydney

• Auckland

• Melbourne

• Brisbane

• Perth

You do not require an Australian visa when travelling via Sydney to New Zealand and are in transit for less than 8 hours.

Fleet information

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

IATA code: QF
Hub airport: Sydney Airport
Alliance: Oneworld
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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