International Premium Economy

Experience our award winning premium travel class^


You’ll love the convenience of our priority check-in at dedicated check-in counters and priority access to a dedicated boarding lane in selected international ports.

We recommend you check in at least two hours before your departure. You can also check in online between 24 hours and two hours before your flight departs.

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Your Cabin

Relax and enjoy your journey in a private cabin of between 32 and 40 seats. With more space and dedicated flight attendants, you’ll experience personalised service in an exclusive environment.

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Your Seat

Sit back and relax in your Premium Economy seat, designed by Marc Newson and built by Recaro. With an ergonomic design, multi-way adjustable headrest and wide seat, you’ll enjoy greater comfort on your flight.

We’ve also optimised your legroom so you can stretch out while feeling supported by the footrest, which extends from your seat. The centre and side consoles offer extra elbow room, as well as clever storage for your tray table and inflight entertainment screen.

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Onboard Dining

You can now choose from our Rockpool inspired International Premium Economy menu (including an online exclusive on certain flights) prior to select flights with Select on Q-Eat.

Relax as soon as you’re on board with a complimentary sparkling wine or beverage. During your flight you’ll be able to enjoy a contemporary menu inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry, all served on stylish Marc Newson-designed tableware.

We offer a selection of premium Australian wines that match our menu. You also have access to a selection of snacks and drinks, as part of our continuous refreshment service and self-serve bars, available on our A380 and refurbished B747 aircraft.

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Put on our noise-cancelling headsets as you enjoy on-demand, inflight entertainment on your adjustable,10.6 inch* personal, touch screen, located in the side console of refurbished B747 and A380 aircraft.

Sit back and enjoy hundreds of entertainment options, including the latest movies, TV programs, CD albums, moving maps, interactive games and radio channels. You’ll also be able to place a call or SMS using your entertainment control. Power outlets and USB connectivity are provided on our newer aircraft.

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* Touch screens are 8.38 inches on other aircraft.


We’ve teamed up with Country Road for yet another Australian partnership that will help you stay refreshed when you’re travelling in our award-winning Premium Economy cabin.

You’ll enjoy a complimentary, stylish and custom-designed amenity kit by Country Road. Featuring the Country Road Gingham check print, the unisex kits are the perfect size to fit travel amenities and take with you on the go. Complete with a Country Road branded eyemask, socks, toothbrush and toothpaste; you’ll love this collector’s item on your next flight with us in Premium Economy.

If you’re travelling on one of our long haul flights, you can snuggle in with one of our large cotton pillows and a blanket backed with a soft sheet to help you relax on board.

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Upon Arrival

Enjoy a speedy arrival once at the terminal with priority disembarkation. If you need information on transfers during your flight, your dedicated Premium Economy flight attendant can assist you.

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^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012