Special flights from Australia to Germany

As the national carrier, we're proud to operate selected flights on behalf of the Australian Federal Government to bring more people home during this unprecedented time.

If you’re an Australian citizen or a permanent resident you cannot leave Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions unless you have an exemption. Visit the Australian Department of Home AffairsOpens external site in a new window website for more information.

Last updated: 20 November 2020

Flights from Australia to Germany

We’ll be operating the following flights:

Flight from Sydney:

  • QF115, departing Sydney at 3.45pm on 9 December, arriving Frankfurt at 6.10am on 10 December 2020.

Flight from Perth:

  • QF115, departing Perth at 7.15pm on 9 December, arriving Frankfurt at 6.10am on 10 December 2020.

What's different about these flights?

These flights are being operated for repatriation purposes and tickets are available in Business, Premium Economy and Economy. Services on these flights will be significantly reduced, including the following:

  • limited onboard food and bottles of water. Should you wish to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks for your flight, you’re welcome to do so. Note: as galley storage space is restricted, items you bring will need to be stored in your carry-on baggage. Drinks you choose to bring will also need to comply with any powders, liquids, aerosols and gels screening requirements where applicable.
  • Inflight entertainment will be unavailable and we recommend you bring alternative material for your entertainment.
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer benefits (Status Credits, Qantas Points and the option to upgrade with points) will not apply. 
  • Seat selection is unavailable.


  • Seats are available until sold out.
  • Due to the high number of passengers wanting to travel on these flights, it may not be possible to provide seat separation for all passengers, and you may be seated next to other passengers.

Make a flight booking, including using a Qantas Credit or TravelPass


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Before you travel

Government travel requirements

Health checks

Before being accepted for travel, you’ll be required to:

Information regarding the check-in process will be provided once your booking has been made.

Pre-existing medical conditions

If you have a pre-existing medical condition, you'll be required to complete a travel clearance form. Go to our Medical Clearance page to review the information, download the form for completion and return to us as soon as possible.

Wearing face masks

On boarding the aircraft, you’ll be provided with a face mask and a disposal bag for used masks. Face masks must be worn for the duration of the flight. You’ll also be required to change your mask every two hours throughout the flight, and replacement masks will be provided.

Baggage allowance

Business and Premium Economy:
  • Cabin baggage must not exceed 2 pieces, weighing a maximum of 14kgs combined per passenger (one piece cannot weigh more than 10kgs).
  • Checked baggage allowance is 40kgs per passenger, where the total dimensions for each piece must not exceed 158cm (62in). You can calculate the dimensions by adding together the width, height and depth of the piece of baggage.


  • Cabin baggage must not exceed 1 piece, weighing a maximum of 7kgs per passenger.
  • Checked baggage allowance is 30kgs per passenger, where the total dimensions for each piece must not exceed 158cm (62in). You can calculate the dimensions by adding together the width, height and depth of the piece of baggage.

If you need an additional checked baggage allowance, you can purchase it online before travel. Note: excess baggage can't be purchased at the airport before departure. 

Find out more information on checked and cabin baggage allowances.