As the flag carrier of Australia, Qantas is an established and distinguished airline catering to everyone, from business travelers to families on vacation. If you're trying to decide which airline to fly with, spoil yourself and fly Qantas.
Why is Qantas the obvious choice? Qantas is the largest airline in Australia and has been in operation for almost one hundred years. The company was established in Queensland in 1920, making it the oldest continuously run airline in the world and the second oldest airline overall. When you’re putting your life in an airline’s hands, you want to know you’ll be taken care of – and Qantas has proven it will do just that.
- Based at the Sydney Airport, Qantas flies almost everywhere, including 20 locations within Australia and 21 international destinations in 14 different countries. You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing your flight! If you’re looking to fly domestically, Qantas offers Qantas CityFlyer – direct flights to and from state capital cities Adelaide
, and Canberra
. These flights offer convenience and value, especially for business travelers.
Awards – Want proof that Qantas is the best Australian airline? Just look at the multitude of awards Qantas has won over the years, from service to entertainment, wine, and design awards. Qantas won the Skytrax Best Airline in Australia award in 2005, 2006, and 2008, and was in the top five airlines for Skytrax five years in a row!
In-Flight Entertainment and Amenities – Design and entertainment options won Qantas lots of its awards over the years, so you know you won’t be bored flying with Qantas. Every single Qantas flight offers some kind of audio video entertainment. Depending on the flight, Qantas offers services like Wi-Fi, USB and iPod connectivity, news telecasts, and more.
Don’t forget about the awesome wine selection! Qantas’ wine selection has also won tons of awards over the years. For example, in the 2009 Cellars in the Sky Awards, Qantas won the Best First Class Red, Best First Class Fortified, and the Best First Class Cellar.
– Sure, all these amenities seem great, but only if the airfare is affordable. With Qantas, you definitely don’t have to worry about that. You can choose from economy class, premium economy class, business class, all the way up to first class. When you're looking for low-priced tickets, sign up for our Flight alerts
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For travelers on a budget, tickets can be quite affordable. For example, you can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide on Qantas for as low as $49! For normally pricey international flights, Qantas always offers good deals. You can fly from Sydney to New Zealand for only around $280!
Frequent Flyer/Loyalty Program – Flying with Qantas pays off! With the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, travelers earn points and rewards based on how far they fly. Gold and Platinum frequent flyers are awarded access to the Qantas Club, the business class airport lounge.
Convenience - Qantas makes it easier for passengers by staying up to date with modern technology using smartphone apps. Qantas offers apps for iOS and Windows phones. With the iOS app, members of the Frequent Flyer program can find info on airport lounges. With the Windows app, passengers can check in to flights, access their boarding passes and get up-to-date airport news.
When you look at the variety of destinations to in-flight entertainment, Qantas proves all-around to be the right choice when booking flights in Australia
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