Qantas Domestic Flights
Why buy Qantas domestic flights?
Qantas is the flag carrier of Australia with three subsidiary airlines including QantasLink, Qantas Freight and Jetstar. To fulfil the customer demand, the airline has more than one hub in Australia, but the main two hubs are at Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport. Onboard the Qantas aircraft, you would experience a world-class service from this oneworld alliance member.
As an airline with an extensive network within and outside of Australia, Qantas offers you services to more than 60 domestic Australian destinations including the small cities! Qantas will take you wherever you want to go. If you're foreign, you can take Qantas flights into the country and continue your journey with the airline within Australia.
Other than Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport, the airline has other secondary hubs in Australia including Brisbane Airport, Adelaide Airport and Perth Airport. It's also partnered up with other airlines on codeshare/ interline agreements including Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Airnorth, Aircalin, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Solomon Airlines and more.
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Qantas Domestic Routes
Qantas flies to many destinations domestically from Australian capital territory to western Australia. There are so many destinations available in Australia that are suitable for different moods, from romantic to art and culture.
Below is a table of all of the domestic airports that the airline flies to:
|Alice Springs Airport
|Ayers Rock Airport
|Broome International Airport
|Canberra International Airport
|Coffs Harbour Airport
|Darwin International Airport
|Gold Coast Airport
|Great Barrier Reef Airport
|Hervey Bay Airport
|Hobart International Airport
|Horn Island Airport
|Lord Howe Island
|Lord Howe Island Airport
|Mount Isa Airport
|Olympic Dam Airport
|Port Hedland International Airport
|Port Lincoln Airport
|Port Macquarie Airport
|Proserpine / Whitsunday Coast Airport
|Sunshine Coast Airport
|Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport
|Wagga Wagga Airport
Domestic Economy Class
On domestic flights in Economy Class, you would be travelling on a Boeing 737, an A330-200 or a Dash 8. Regardless of the aircraft type, you will receive generous legroom onboard and a reclining seat with blanket and cotton pillow available. On an A330-200 you would enjoy facilities lie shared PC power access, USB ports and more.
In-flight meals are included in your ticket, so enjoy the onboard menu when you fly with the airline. Depending on your flight departure time, you may or may not be offered alcoholic beverages.
Domestic Business Class
Business class passengers can enjoy priority check-in, security, boarding when travelling internally in Australia. Passengers are also entitled to lounge access, so you can be fully relaxed and stress-free before your flight.
Onboard the aircraft, a quality in-flight menu is available with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available. In-flight menus are different from the Economy passengers. In-flight entertainment is available via the Qantas app. The only thing you need to do is to download the app before the flight and connect to the WiFi network once onboard.
Check-In & Arrival
How to check-in
Passengers can check-in online or at the airport for domestic flights.
Online check-in is available 24 hours before the flight. Online check-in is available via the airline website.
At Alternative Airlines, we recommend passengers to report to the airport two hours before the flight departure time. Qantas domestic flight check-in deadline is 30 minutes before the flight.
Qantas Domestic Flight Baggage
On domestic flights, checked baggage must not exceed 140cm (55") in the sum of the three dimensions (length + width + height). Economy passengers are entitled to 1 x 23kg checked bag, whereas business class 2 x 32kg of checked bags.
Carry-on baggage allowance varies due to aircraft restrictions.
Dash 8 services: Passengers are entitled to one piece of carry-on baggage weighing up to 7kg and don't exceed a maximum of 48cm x 34cm x 23cm in three dimensions.
Other domestic services: Passengers are entitled to two-piece of carry-on baggage weighing 14kg in total onboard. Each piece of carry-on baggage cannot exceed 10kg and exceed 56cm x 36cm x 23cm in three dimensions.
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Do I need a passport for Qantas domestic flights?
If you are an Australian resident, you'll only need valid government-issued photo identification, such as a driving licence or social security card. If you are a foreign traveller, please travel with a valid passport. It's recommended that you have at least six months buffer on your passport before it expires.
What Economy fare classes does Qantas offer on domestic flights?
There are three types of Economy fare available for customers depending on the customer needs. Not only do these fares determine the flexibility of the ticket, but it also determines the number of points that the ticket return to your frequent flyer membership. The three types of tickets are:
- Red e-Deal: Cheapest ticket class out of the three but tickets are non-refundable and changes would come with a fee. Also earns the least points for your frequent flyer membership.
- Flex: Changes are allowed at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time, flights are refundable but a small admin fee would be charged.
- Economy Classic Reward: Ticket is only available on selected flights only.
Where are Qantas' hubs in Australia?
Qantas has two hub airports in Australia including Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport.