Qantas Airways (IATA Code: QF), is the national airline of Australia. The airline is also the largest airline in Australia in terms of international destinations, international flights, and fleet size. Founded in 1920, Qantas Airways is the third oldest airline in the world. It is the founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance and is headquartered in Sydney suburb of Mascot. Qantas Airways has its hubs at Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport, and Sydney Airport. Being a Qantas Frequent Flyer member can be bliss as it is not only rewarding but exclusive privileges will envy those who are not. Food in Qantas is a serious business so be sure to taste delicious meals made in consultation with renowned chefs with a great range of beverages to satisfy your quench.
Qantas Airways has widespread network serving 20 domestic cities and 21 international cities in 14 countries across the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania. Major destinations of Qantas Airways are Brisbane to Melbourne, Sydney to Adelaide, Dubai to Perth, Cairns to Darwin, Los Angeles, Nadi, Auckland, and Noumea.
Baggage allowance is as per the itinerary provided at the time of booking. By and large the checked baggage allowance for international flight with no single piece exceeding 32 Kg is 30 Kg for economy, 40 Kg for premium economy and business, and 50 Kg for first class; for domestic flights the exemptions include one bag not exceeding 23 Kg for economy and two bags not exceeding 32 Kg for business class. First, Business, Premium economy class passengers can carry two bags while economy class passengers can carry one bag of 7 Kg as carry-on baggage for free.
The Fleet size of Qantas Airways is 118 aircraft which comprises of Boeing 747-400 ER, Boeing 747-400, Airbus 380, Airbus 330-300, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 717-200 and Dash 8.
Seat map for different aircraft can be viewed at this link by selecting the aircraft you are scheduled to travel. Click to view seat map
Booking extra legroom seat can cost some extra bucks starting from A$60.
Qantas Airways offers different check-in options, viz. mobile app, online, airport counters, and auto check-in. While the mobile and online check-ins are generally available from 24 hours to two hours before departure, the airport check-in time varies as per the destination.
For international flights, you need to carry your passport, Visa and medical certificate if required. Hand baggage and weight should be according to the flight rules which you will travel. The items, for example, knife, lighter, matchbox, and chemicals, etc. are not permitted to carry for security reasons according to Dangerous Goods Regulations Act (DGR). Check-in should be done least 3hrs. preceding the flight time.