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Qantas Airways, the world's second oldest airline, was founded in Australia in 1920. Qantas, which originally stood for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, is now Australia's largest airline. Headquartered in Mascot, Australia near Sydney, Qantas has hubs in Sydney and Melbourne. The Qantas Group flies to more than 180 destinations in over 40 countries.
Qantas provides up to four classes of service on international routes and up to two classes of service on domestic routes.
Passengers traveling in First Class, which is available on international flights on Boeing 747s and Airbus A380s, enjoy suites with fully lie-flat seats, an amenity kit, pajamas, complimentary meal and beverage service, including an eight-course tasting menu on some flights. Services offered on departure include priority check-in, baggage handling and boarding. First Class passengers departing Sydney or Melbourne have access to the Qantas First Lounge, where they can enjoy a sit-down meal and complimentary drinks and pre-book complimentary spa treatments in the Payot Spa.
Business Class passengers on international flights enjoy either fully lie-flat or angled lie-flight seats, a self-service refreshment bar, mood lighting, an amenity kit, pajamas, complimentary meal and beverage service, featuring a restaurant-style menu. At the airport, passengers enjoy priority check-in, baggage delivery and boarding. Business Class passengers traveling domestically enjoy complimentary meals or snacks and audio-video entertainment either on individual screens or shared overhead monitors, depending on the aircraft.
Passengers in Premium Economy, which is available on select Boeing 747-400s and Airbus A380s, enjoy the privacy of a separate cabin, additional legroom and recline, an amenity kit and complimentary meal and beverage service.
Passengers traveling internationally in Economy Class enjoy an amenity kit and complimentary meal and beverage service. Economy Class passengers on many international routes can purchase exit row seats in advance. On domestic flights, Economy Class passengers enjoy complimentary meals or snacks and audio-video entertainment on either individual screens or shared overhead monitors, depending on the aircraft.
Depending on the length of the flight and time of day, complimentary beverage and meal or snack service is provided to all Qantas passengers. First Class passengers on select international routes enjoy an eight-course tasting menu, while other First and Business Class passengers enjoy a restaurant-style menu of options.
Qantas' A380s, B747s, A330s and select B737s feature entertainment systems with audio and video on demand, featuring movies, television programming, audio programming and games. Depending on the flight duration, there may be programming available on shared overhead monitors on Qantas' B767s and other B737s.
Qantas' A380s have USB plugs and 110v AC power outlets in all cabins. Qantas' B747s have 110v AC power outlets in First, Business and Premium Economy classes, while its A330s and B767s have 110v AC power outlets in Business Class only. All passengers on Qantas' A380s, B747-400s and A330-300s can text message and make inflight calls for a fee.
Qantas' fleet includes the following aircraft types*:
Please note that Qantas often has several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.
Qantas is a member of the oneworld alliance, which includes the following airlines:
Additionally, Qantas codeshares with many other airlines, including the following:
Qantas Frequent Flyer is Qantas' frequent flyer loyalty program.