AFTA is proud to announce that in 2017 Qantas joins AFTA as Platinum Partner.
The Platinum Partnership signifies Qantas’ ongoing commitment to the travel industry broadly and support of AFTA specifically.
In 2017 Qantas continues its long-standing support of the prestigious National Travel Industry Awards as Major Sponsor.
Qantas has announced the start date of 1 September 2018 for its new Melbourne to San Francisco service with fares now on sale.
With an evening departure from Melbourne and an overnight flight on the return, Qantas’ schedule means customers can arrive in each city ready to make the most of their stay.
The new look Qantas Learning Hub makes it easy for Travel Agents around the country to learn everything there is to know about Qantas.
From support, sales, and fares, right through to product, networks and partner alliances. All content is accessible 24/7 on your desktop, mobile or tablet.
Learning Hub features;
Learn more or sign up your agency today > learninghub.qantas.com/
Qantas has unveiled a new range of inflight tableware by Australian Industrial Designer and lead designer of the Qantas 787 Dreamliner cabin interiors, David Caon. The range includes crockery by Noritake, cutlery and glassware.
In collaboration with Qantas Creative Director Food, Beverage & Service Neil Perry, David Caon has designed new tableware that is modern, lightweight and practical for customers dining in First, Business and Premium Economy and the Qantas lounge network. Read more >
The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach to long haul travel ahead of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights this year.
Research projects include strategies to counteract jetlag, on-board exercise and movement, menu design and service timing, pre and post-flight preparation, transit lounge wellness concepts and cabin environment including lighting and temperature. Learn more >
Qantas customers are set to benefit from smoother connections and improved facilities at Perth Airport with construction to begin on a new integrated domestic and international passenger hub.
A new international wing, will be located within the existing T3/T4 area. It will feature a large outdoor deck with alfresco seating, a streamlined immigration and customs area to enable a faster transfer experience, additional food and beverage outlets and a new Duty Free store. Read more >
Qantas has switched on inflight Wi-Fi for customers travelling on board its internet-capable Boeing 737-800, offering fast, free connectivity on Australian domestic flights.
Following months of performance testing with global broadband services provider ViaSat and the nbn Sky Muster™ satellite service, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta mode on a single Boeing 737 aircraft so customers can test it out for themselves on selected flights while Qantas continues to fine-tune the system. Read more >
Wi-Fi on Qantas domestic will be free and fast. Fast enough to stream entertainment to your device the same way you do at home.
So, to make sure there is plenty to watch, Qantas are very pleased to announce that popular video streaming service Stan is coming on board to offer its entire catalogue to Qantas customers. Access lasts for three months and is included with your fare.
Read more on how it works for your next flight >
Flying for work and making everyday business purchases is about to get more rewarding for thousands of businesses, with Qantas launching a new loyalty program aimed at small to medium-sized firms.
Members of the program, called Qantas Business Rewards, are likely to range from sole traders to people with several hundred employees.
Read how you can earn Qantas Business Rewards >