Qantas and El Al Israel aircraft tails
Qantas and EL AL Israel

Qantas’ partnership with EL AL, the Airline of Israel, makes travel between Israel and Australia even easier. Fly with us and discover what makes each of these countries so uniquely different.

Network

Customers now have the ability to fly between Australia and Israel on codeshare flights operated by EL AL. Travel options are via Bangkok, Hong Kong or Johannesburg. Flying via Bangkok, customers have the option to stopover and break up their trip in Thailand.

Before you fly

There are a range of benefits available that can be booked ahead of your trip when flying on a Qantas codeshare flight with EL AL. Visit manage your booking if you require further information.

Benefits included for services operated by EL AL
Benefits included for services operated by EL AL

Business Economy
  Platinum One/
Platinum
Gold  Silver

Qantas Club

Bronze
Seat selection (paid or complimentary) via qantas.com
No    No   No   No   No    No   
Seat selection (paid or complimentary) via airline partner
No  
No No  
No No    No  
Online check-in via qantas.com
No    No   No No No    No   
Online check-in via airline partner
No  
No  
No
No  
No  
No  
Pre-flight meal selection
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

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 services operated by EL AL
Benefits included for services operated by EL AL
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
N/A 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

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, follow this link for a full description of lounge access eligibility

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

  Platinum One/
Platinum
Gold  Silver Qantas Club
Bronze
Hong Kong (Qantas Lounge) Yes  
Yes Yes No Yes No
Sydney International (Qantas lounge) Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Tel Aviv (EL AL lounge) Yes Yes    Yes No No No

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 LY airline code.

You can use your Qantas Points on EL AL for Classic Flight Rewardsand Points Plus Pay – Flights.

EL AL summary
Airline code When booked as a QF flight When booked as a LY flight
Earn Qantas Points Yes Yes  
Earn Status Credits Yes No  
Classic Flight Rewards No Yes  
Points Plus Pay - Flights Yes Yes  

Support

Special requests:

To benefit from the following special requests please 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. Please 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: Points Plus Pay - Flights are available on any flight with a Qantas (QF), Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Jetstar Japan (GK) or Jetstar Pacific (BL) 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 of 5,000 points per booking on Qantas and 3,500 points per booking on Jetstar must be redeemed. 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 - Flights.

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.

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) in addition to the points required. For more information, visit Classic Flight Rewards.