From March 24 2018, Qantas will swap its Airbus A380 Melbourne-Dubai-London flights with a new Melbourne-Perth-London service, which Qantas Frequent Flyer members can book using their hard-earned Qantas Points. While it marks the end of Qantas first class flights from Melbourne to London, travel...
POSTED 28 Apr, 2017 11 Comments
If every cloud has a silver lining, then the axing of Qantas' Airbus A380 flights from Melbourne to London brings a shiny dash of good news for some travellers to Asia. Qantas will swing the surplus superjumbo onto flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Singapore and Hong Kong "to meet periods of ...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 22 Comments
Qantas non-stop Perth-London Boeing 787 flights start March 24 Daily QF9 service begins from Melbourne with domestic Dreamliner leg to Perth Qantas axes Melbourne-Dubai-London Airbus A380 flights Qantas will begin daily non-stop flights between Perth and London on its new Boeing 787 Dreaml...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 62 Comments
Qantas will axe its daily Melbourne-Dubai-London Airbus A380 flights from late March 2018, with the long-running superjumbo route cancelled in favour of the new non-stop Boeing 787 service between Perth and London. The last flight of the current QF9 service to London via Dubai will be ...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 139 Comments
Qantas has pegged Paris, Rome and Berlin as the next non-stop routes for the airline's Boeing 787 network. The flights would all fly via Perth, leveraging the WA capital's role as a new international hub for Qantas following the launch of non-stop flights between Perth and London. This would al...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2017 33 Comments
FREQUENT FLYER 101 | Everybody understands that airfares change from day to day, but many travellers are surprised to learn that passengers on any given flight will pay a range of different prices for exactly the same experience. Those different fares include special sales versus last-minute pri...
POSTED 26 Apr, 2017 2 Comments
Qantas will begin selling tickets on its non-stop Perth-London Boeing 787 service today, with the inaugural flight on March 24, 2018. We've shared the schedule below, more details in our story here: As expected, the debut of the Dreamliner between Perth and London will see Qantas cancel its da...
POSTED 24 Apr, 2017 97 Comments
TALKING POINT | Qantas is expected to announce this week the exact 'late March 2018' launch date (and pricing, and schedule) for its non-stop flights between Perth and London. The much-trumpeted Boeing 787 service will rewrite the rules of the Kangaroo Route, which has over decades shrunk from a...
POSTED 21 Apr, 2017 76 Comments
Cancelling or making changes to your next international Qantas flight will become more expensive from later this month as the airline increases the ‘change fees’ applied to passengers in first class, business class, premium economy and economy. These fees vary by destination, fare ty...
POSTED 13 Apr, 2017 17 Comments
Qantas passengers flying from Coffs Harbour can now await their departure in a brand new Qantas Regional Lounge, being 25% larger than the airport’s previous lounge space and with room for up to 40 guests. The new lounge introduces bright colours to complement the usual ‘natural timb...
POSTED 12 Apr, 2017 5 Comments
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