Qantas Airways is the national airline of Australia. Qantas is one of the oldest, largest, safest and best airlines in the world in terms of service. The airline operates modern aircraft. Qantas flys to over 70 domestic destinations Qantas including Australia and New Zealand of course.
Qantas Airways is second oldest airline in the world (after the KLM and Avianca). The company was founded on November 16, 1920 under the name above “Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited”. This long name was abbreviated to Qantas. In 1947 Qantas was nationalized and then spent four decades in public ownership until the 90s when it was privatized. British Airways was then a major shareholder.
Qantas flies with a modern and sophisticated fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft. The fleet of Qantas comprises 138 aircraft, namely: 18 Airbus A330s, 10 Airbus A380s, 56 Boeing 737s, 29 Boeing 747s, 26 Boeing 767s. Qantas has orders for 50 Dreamliners (Boeing 787) and 10 super jumbos (A380s).
Qantas has its home base in Australia . Qantas flies from Frankfurt or London, from Asia to Australia and New Zealand. Along the way, stops can be made in Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. Major international airports for Qantas in Australia are Sydney , Melbourne , Adelaide , Brisbane , Cairns , Perth and Darwin .
Qantas has an extensive domestic network of flight connections that connect to international flights. In some cities are working with a separate domestic (Qantas) terminal, eg. In Sydney , Melbourne , Brisbane , Cairns and Perth .
Qantas is one of the founding members of the airline alliance Oneworld, a global network of co-operating carriers where, among other things, LAN Airlines , British Airways and Japan Airlines are part of. The partnership offers the traveller a lot of convenience, for example through links. For Dutch and Belgian travelers, this means that you are with British Airways flies to London, where you then shift on a Qantas flight to Australia. Qantas is working closely with British Airways on routes to Europe. Or you may use codeshare flights depends on the specific ticket. Qantas is partly owns Air Pacific (with routes to Fiji , Samoa , Tonga , Hawaii and Los Angeles ) and Qantas New Zealand (domestic flights in New Zealand ) .
Cabin classes and flight service
Qantas is specialized in long-haul and therefore all aircraft offer passengers great comfort and space in all classes of travel.
in the specially designed seats for long distances from Economy Class Qantas, which offer include adjustable head and foot rests and a lot of space, you will certainly feel at ease. The seat pitch is 31 “. On flights performed by an Airbus A330, Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 aircraft, each passenger has a personal video screen. During your flight you will enjoy several delicious meals and drinks.
Premium Economy Class
Premium Economy Class is available only on some Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 aircraft. Unlike other companies tends Premium Economy Class to Business Class Qantas more than the ‘normal’ Economy Class. As a Premium Economy Class passengers you can check in at the airport at a designated desk for quick processing. Sit back and relax in the ergonomically designed chair that can far back and has an adjustable head and foot support. You’ll be able to stretch your legs at all. Seat pitch is 38″.
With every detail taken into account, so the arm serves as a table to put your drink and your snack Zoder that you have an entire table for you. The inflight entertainment system offers many possibilities. The 8.4-inch touch screen has a large collection of the latest movies, the best games and the best music. You enjoy all of this with a noise cancelling headphones. The remote control allows you to make calls and send text messages with your acquaintances on the ground. With the outlet you never have to worry about your laptop running down. The meals are of good quality and you can enjoy them with fine Australian wines. Gets to start a glass of champagne or a glass of juice or water if you prefer. The toilet bag including warm socks, an eye mask, toothbrush and pastes ensures you arrive at your destination refreshed. Also as Premium Economy passengers you can be one of the first to leave the plane again.
As a Business Class passenger you can check in at the designated counter and you can use the Business Lounge. In the lounge, dine or just refresh yourself even before you board. During boarding, you do not stand in the queue, there is a special entrance for Business Class passengers. On board you will find a chair with the latest innovations in terms of comfort and technology. Your chair, called ‘Skybed’ offers you the opportunity to sit in different positions: for working, relaxing and sleeping. The seat spacing is 50 “. In sleep mode, the chair in a completely flat position so you feel as if you are in bed.
Decide when you want to dine. The carefully selected menu of Australian restaurateur Neil Parry consists of several courses and are served on china. The Australian wines on board are of the best quality and Qantas has previously take several awards. If you are outside mealtimes some desire to drink, please contact the bar. You will not be bored during the flight with the 10.2-inch touch screen video. You can watch more than sixty films, two hundred TV shows, listen to more than one hundred fifty CDs and more than ten games. The remote also functions as a phone, which you can also send text messages. With the outlet you never have to worry that your laptop without power when you are. During the flight you will receive a luxury toiletry kit that special are made for you. On some flights, you also get a pyjamas to spend the night. When you arrive at your destination well rested, you are one of the first to be allowed to leave the plane.
If First Class passengers are you from check-in to arrive central. At the airport, you can check in at the designated counter and you can use the First and Business Lounges. In the lounge, dine, on-refresh in one of the bathrooms, relax in the spa, read a book in the library and work in the business center. During boarding, you are standing in line, there is a special entrance for First Class passengers. On board you will find a chair with the latest innovations in terms of comfort and technology. The seat pitch is 78″. In sleep mode, the chair in a completely flat position so you feel as if you are lying in bed in a luxury hotel. You will receive a lovely feather pillow and a warm duvet.
Decide when you want to dine. The carefully selected menu consists of eight courses and served on real china. Meals are prepared on board with the freshest ingredients. The Australian wines on board are of the best quality and Qantas has previously take several awards. If you are outside mealtimes some desire to drink, please contact the bar. You need not be afraid of tasteless coffee plane: Qantas has an espresso machine on board for a delicious cup of coffee. You will not be bored during the flight with the 10.2-inch touch screen video. You can watch more than sixty films, two hundred TV shows, listen to more than one hundred CDs and more than ten games. The remote also functions as a phone, which you can also send text messages. Furthermore you have an outlet for your laptop.
During the flight you will receive a luxury toiletry kit specially formulated for you. The toiletry can be found under other skincare products Payot Paris and a toothbrush. For the men there is also a razor with foam in the bag. For an even better night’s sleep Qantas also provided a pyjamas and slippers. If you are equipped arrive, you are one of the first to be allowed to leave the plane.