Qantas and LATAM Airlines aircraft tails

Qantas and LATAM

Experience the warmth of Latin America with our long-standing partner LATAM and let Santiago be your gateway to South America.

Network

LATAM, created through the merger of LAN Chile and LAN Airlines, is South Americas leading airline and a Qantas codeshare partner.

Travel between Australia and Chile where you can connect onwards to destinations in South America.

It's all about choice when flying to South America with Qantas and LATAM. You can fly:

  • direct to Santiago from Sydney: Qantas operate direct flights between Sydney and Santiago, Chile;
  • direct to Santiago from Melbourne: Melbourne and Santiago, Chile on a Qantas codeshare flight operated by LATAM;
  • from Sydney to Santiago via Auckland: fly between Sydney and Santiago, Chile on a Qantas codeshare flight operated by LATAM; or
  • a combination of direct and indirect flights.

Once you reach Santiago, your gateway to South America, you can connect to Qantas codeshare destinations within Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Uruguay.

Beyond our codeshare flights, connect with LATAM and its affiliates to Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay.

Flights between Australia and Chile Flights within South America
  • Sydney – Santiago (Qantas operated)
  • Melbourne - Santiago (Qantas codeshare operated by LATAM)
  • Sydney – Auckland - Santiago (Qantas codeshare operated by LATAM)

Qantas codeshare flights from Santiago to:

  • Brazil: Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
  • Chile: Antofagasta, Punta Arenas
  • Colombia: Bogota
  • Peru: Lima
  • Uruguay: Montevideo

LATAM flights from Santiago to:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador 
  • Paraguay

Qantas codeshare flights in Brazil:

  • Belo Horizonte
  • Curitiba
  • Florianopolis
  • Porto Alegre
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Sao Paulo
Table of destinations between Australia and South America, and within South America

Before you fly

There is a selection of benefits available that can be booked ahead of your trip when flying on a Qantas codeshare flight with LATAM. Visit manage booking for further information.

Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by LATAM

Business Economy
Platinum One/
Platinum
Gold  Silver

Qantas Club

Bronze
Seat selection (paid or complimentary) via qantas.com
Yes   Yes     Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Seat selection (paid or complimentary) via airline partner
No  
No No No No No
Online check-in via qantas.com, when your first flight is operated by Qantas
Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Online check-in via airline partner
No    No    No No No   
No
Special meal request
Yes    Yes    Yes Yes Yes    Yes
Purchase additional / excess baggage prior to departure
No    No    No No No    No
Benefits included for services operated by LATAM

At the airport

The operating carrier is responsible for checking in customers travelling on Qantas codeshare services. Check your itinerary to locate the departure terminal and ensure you check in with the operating carrier.

Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by LATAM

Business Economy
Platinum One/
Platinum
Gold  Silver Qantas Club
Bronze
Baggage Through Check from Qantas operated flight
Yes    Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Boarding Pass Through Check from Qantas operated flight
Yes    Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Extra checked baggage allowance
Yes    No No No No No
Priority airport check-in
Yes    No No No No No
Priority boarding
Yes    No No No No No
Priority baggage handling
Yes    No No No No No
Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by LATAM at the airport

Lounge access

Eligible customers and their guests booked on a Qantas flight number on the codeshare routes can access the following lounges. 

For more details on Qantas’ lounge access policy, visit lounge access eligibility

Customers booked on a LATAM flight number should refer to LATAM for their lounge eligibility and access policy.

Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by LATAM
Business Economy
Lounge Access

Platinum One/
Platinum

Gold  Silver Qantas Club
Bronze
Sydney International (Qantas Lounge)
Yes Yes    Yes    No    Yes  
No   
Melbourne (Qantas Lounge) Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Yes  
No   
Auckland (Qantas Lounge)
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Yes  
No   
Santiago (LATAM Lounge) Yes Yes Yes No    Yes No
Buenos Aires, Bogota, Miami, Sao Paulo  (LATAM Lounge)
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    No No   
Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by LATAM in the lounge

Qantas Frequent Flyers

Qantas Frequent Flyers can maximise Qantas Points and Status Credit earn by booking the codeshare flight (‘QF’ airline code) where possible, you can also earn Qantas Points on eligible fares and flights with the LATAM airline code.

You can use your Qantas Points on LATAM for Classic Flight Rewards and Points Plus Pay

Airline code When booked as a QF flight When booked as a LATAM flight
Earn Qantas Points Yes Yes
Earn Status Credits Yes No
Classic Flight Rewards No Yes
Points Plus Pay Yes Yes  
LATAM summary in the Lounge

Support

Special requests:

To benefit from the following special requests, choose a flight operated by Qantas or contact our partner directly:

  • assistance for children travelling alone,
  • medical assistance,
  • transporting oxygen for medical purposes, and
  • transport on a stretcher.

Sometimes everything doesn't go to plan. Qantas recognises the impact delays and missed connections can have on your plans and on your life. In the event this happens to you, below is some key information.

Missed connections:

If you missed a connection due to the late arrival of your aircraft, the delivering carrier is responsible for ensuring you make your final destination.

Lost baggage:

If your baggage doesn't arrive on the same flight as you, contact the arrival Service desk of the delivering carrier in the arrivals hall. A delayed baggage report will be created. 

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Important information

Disclaimer: ~ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, Status Credits and the earning and redemption of Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer: + Qantas Club member access to the LATAM Santiago lounge is limited to flights departing to Auckland, Melbourne or Sydney when travelling on a Qantas codeshare flight.

Disclaimer: ^ Classic Flight Rewards are available on Qantas, Jetstar and partner airlines. Seats are subject to capacity controls, availability is limited, and some flights may not have any Classic Flight Rewards available. Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable to Qantas (excluding any amounts payable to third parties at the airport) by an Accepted Payment Card in addition to the points required on Classic Flight Reward flights. Qantas Points required and taxes, fees and carrier charges are subject to change and quoted at the time of booking. For more information, visit Classic Flight Rewards

Disclaimer: # Points Plus Pay is available on any flight with a Qantas (QF), Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K) or Jetstar Japan (GK) flight number and selected partner airlines when travelling on a Qantas fare, as long as there is a seat available for sale. The Qantas Points required include taxes, fees and carrier charges (excluding any amounts payable to third parties at the airport), are subject to change and are quoted at the time of booking - a minimum number of points applies. Qantas Points may not be earned on some fare types or on some oneworld® Member Airline or airline partner flights. For more information, visit Points Plus Pay

Disclaimer: * Qantas Points and Status Credits (where applicable) are earned on Eligible Flights with a Qantas or applicable oneworld® Member Airline or Airline Partner flight number on your ticket. Qantas Points and Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. For full details see the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions and Airline Earning Tables