News and Updates

News and Updates

Keep up to date with all the latest news from the Qantas Distribution Platform, including enhancements, developments and more.
 

2022

Get 15% off* return flights to Delhi for Qantas Frequent Flyers

5 July 2022
Whether it's reconnecting with loved ones or to explore the city's vibrant culture for the first time, help your customers discover the beauty and wonders of India's capital for less. 

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Discover the servicing experience via the Qantas Distribution Platform

1 July 2022
Join the Learning Hub to discover how the Qantas Distribution Platform is enhancing the servicing experience, with the introduction of new and improved features and the support you can access when servicing bookings via the Qantas Distribution Platform with our latest Learning Bite.

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Qantas expands global access to the Qantas Distribution Platform

21 June 2022
Qantas has today expanded global access to the Qantas Distribution Platform with the addition of nine countries across Europe, Asia and the Pacific enabling even more global agents to access Qantas’ advanced retailing technology.

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Get $100 off* return flights to Noumea for Qantas Frequent Flyers

31 May 2022
Help your customers save and uncover the tropical delights of Noumea to experience a holiday like no other.

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Earn 5% Dynamic Commission* on selected flights from South Africa to Australia via the Qantas Distribution Platform

27 May 2022
Whether your customers plan to spend weeks or months exploring beaches, mountains and vast Outback - earn additional revenue through the Qantas Distribution Platform and help your customers head down under to discover the true beauty of Australia.

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Qantas announces AARON GROUP as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform

10 May 2022
Qantas is pleased to announce AARON GROUP as an Approved Technology Partner now integrated to the Qantas Distribution Platform.

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Get $150 off* return flights to Australia via the Qantas Distribution Platform

10 May 2022
Whether it's exploring beaches, mountains or the vast Outback - now is the time to help your customers rediscover Australia for less.

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Get $150 off* return flights to New Zealand via the Qantas Distribution Platform

10 May 2022
Whether it's for the thrills, the food, or an adventure - now is the time to help your customers rediscover the true beauty of New Zealand for less.

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Qantas launches global access to the Qantas Distribution Platform

3 May 2022
As our international network ramps up, we are launching global access to the Qantas Distribution Platform. 

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches Name Change Fee capability

21 April 2022
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability for you to issue a Name Change Fee for Name Change requests made by your customers.

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Qantas welcomes Verteil as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform

7 April 2022
Verteil joins an established network of Approved Technology Partners extending Qantas' ability to distribute Qantas Distribution Platform content and offers to travel agents and our customers.

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The Qantas Distribution Platform is now on Linkedin

30 March 2022
Today, Qantas launched the official Linkedin page for the Qantas Distribution Platform. You can find the page here.

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Explore the latest features and benefits of shopping via the Qantas Distribution Platform

16 March 2022
Join the Learning Hub to explore the latest features and benefits designed to enhance your shopping and selling experience via the Qantas Distribution Platform with our latest Learning Bite.

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Get $100 off* return flights to Los Angeles for Qantas Frequent Flyers

11 March 2022
With so many places to see, things to do and experiences to enjoy – give your customers the opportunity to explore America’s most famous city for less. Available from 11 March 2022 to 16 March 2022.

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Qantas brings on AirGateway as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform

10 March 2022
AirGateway opens another pathway for travel agents to receive and access unique offers and content available only via the Qantas Distribution Platform. 

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Book for two or more and save on return flights to Perth via the Qantas Distribution Platform

7 March 2022
Help your customers wander out yonder with a friend and save on their next getaway to Australia’s sunniest capital city.

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches unaccompanied minor booking capability

3 March 2022
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability for you to book unaccompanied minors on Qantas operated flights for customers that require a child (or children) to travel alone. 

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Get $100 off* return flights to London for Qantas Frequent Flyers

11 February 2022
Help your customers visit London for less. From north to south, east to west – Britian's biggest city has it all.

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Get 20% off* return Business domestic flights on triangle routes

8 February 2022
Whether it’s for work, leisure or just a weekend adventure, give your customers the opportunity to unwind in Business for less as they fly to some of Australia’s most iconic cities.


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Get 10% off* return flights to Los Angeles for Qantas Frequent Flyers

13 January 2022
Los Angeles is a city ready to be explored. Whether it’s Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica or Malibu, help your customers save on their next bucket list adventure.


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2021

Get 10% off* return flights to Vancouver for Qantas Frequent Flyers

16 December 2021
Home to the great outdoors, Vancouver is a city to savour, in every way. With so much to see and do, help your customers save on their next Canadian adventure.


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Get up to 10% off* flights to Singapore for Qantas Frequent Flyers

23 November 2021
With Qantas now flying to Singapore from both Melbourne and Sydney, there has never been a better time to take advantage of this offer and help your customers rediscover the sights of Singapore.

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Qantas welcomes Clarity TTS as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform

10 November 2021
Clarity TTS joins a network of Approved Technology Partners extending Qantas’ ability to distribute Qantas Distribution Platform content to travel agents and our customers.

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Qantas announces TPConnects as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform

5 November 2021
Qantas is pleased to announce TPConnects as an Approved Technology Partner to the Qantas Distribution Platform. Travel Agents connected to TPConnects can access content and special offers via the Qantas Distribution Platform.

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Qantas launches enhanced schedule change functionality via the Qantas Distribution Platform

3 November 2021
Qantas has launched its enhanced schedule change functionality via the Qantas Distribution Platform, improving your servicing experience when managing customer bookings affected by a schedule change.

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Qantas releases first Dynamic Commission special offer via the Qantas Distribution Platform

2 November 2021
Available on bookings via the Qantas Distribution Platform from 2 November to 5 November 2021, earn 5% Dynamic Commission* on domestic published base fares in Economy on triangle routes! 

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches new Commercial Policy and Waiver Management functionality

28 October 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has functionality that enables you to seamlessly service customer bookings when a Qantas Commercial Policy is issued.

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Get 15% off* return Economy domestic flights via the Qantas Distribution Platform!

5 October 2021
Reunite loved ones and save on a range of routes across New South Wales and Victoria! 

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Get 25% off published domestic fares* for Qantas Frequent Flyers!

14 September 2021
Give your Qantas Frequent Flyer customers the opportunity to save on a range of eligible flights across Australia!

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Dynamic Commissions via the Qantas Distribution Platform

2 September 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform has the capability to offer Dynamic Commissions to travel agents. When shopping via the Qantas Distribution Platform, travel agents will be able to identify offers which attract a commission that is higher, than the standard base commission that would normally have applied. 

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Bronze and Silver Qantas Frequent Flyers get $10 off* selected domestic fares!

13 August 2021
Give your customer the opportunity to unlock one of the many benefits the Qantas Distribution Platform has to offer!

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches new bonus Qantas Points and Status Credits offer capability

29 July 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability to deliver bonus Qantas Points and Status Credits to Qantas Frequent Flyers on eligible flights.

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Qantas Distribution Platform special offer: Get 20% off* Paid Seating products!

13 July 2021
Available through the Qantas Distribution Platform you can get 20% off eligible Paid Seating products in economy on all domestic and trans-Tasman flights.

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches Bonus Savings for Qantas Business Rewards members

25 June 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability to offer Bonus Savings to Qantas Business Rewards members on eligible flights.

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$10 off* all Economy domestic return flights

16 June 2021
Available through the Qantas Distribution Platform from 16 June to 14 July 2021 you can get $10 off all published base fares when you book a domestic return flight in economy.

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Get up to 15% off published fares to New Zealand for Qantas Frequent Flyers

25 May 2021
Available through the Qantas Distribution Platform from today until 27 May 2021, Qantas Frequent Flyers can get up to 15% off all published base fares across the Tasman when departing from Australian ports in both Economy and Business cabins. 

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Get 20% off Australian Domestic published return fares in Economy and Business on triangle routes*

11 May 2021
Available exclusively through the Qantas Distribution Platform from today until 13 May 2021 a 20% off discount when booking a return flight on triangle routes in both Economy and Business cabins on select fare classes.

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Qantas welcomes more technology partners to Qantas Distribution Platform

28 April 2021
A number of Qantas’ technology partners have recently commenced distributing Qantas’ NDC content. 

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Qantas to launch Multi Passenger Seat offers through the Qantas Distribution Platform

28 April 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability to distribute Multi Passenger Seat offers. This new feature will enable agents to offer their customers special discounts on Qantas’ existing seat selection range, when purchasing multiple seats in a single booking.

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Qantas Distribution Platform launches special price offers for Qantas Frequent Flyers

1 February 2021
The Qantas Distribution Platform now has the capability to deliver special price offers for Qantas Frequent Flyers.

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2020

Carbon offset

7 December 2020
Qantas has announced a significant extension to its carbon offset program, enabling travel agents to help their customers Fly Carbon Neutral

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2019

Qantas joins IATA NDC Matchmaker

8 November 2019
Qantas has now joined the IATA NDC Matchmaker program that has visibility up to the IATA Board of Governors. The main purpose of the program is to provide airlines, aggregators and sellers a free online web-based tool to cooperate in planning and drive NDC implementations.

For more information visit IATA NDC Matchmaker.
 

Qantas granted NDC@Scale status

24 October 2019
On 24 October 2019, Qantas was granted “NDC Certification” NDC@Scale status, under the NDC Certification Program. This status recognizes that Qantas has the ability to process volumes of NDC sales against certain criteria.

 

The Qantas Channel is now live

1 August 2019
Qantas' new distribution model - the Qantas Channel - is set to modernise the way Agencies book fares and deliver personalised experiences to customers.

Agencies who have signed up to the Qantas Channel will, over time, be able to offer customers new content, sourced from the NDC-enabled Qantas Distribution Platform, which is not currently available via traditional indirect booking systems.

Qantas has reached agreement with all the major Global Distribution Systems to make the Qantas Channel available to agencies globally and continues to work with other technology partners to deliver the Qantas Channel and Qantas Distribution Platform content.

For more information visit Qantas Agency Connect.
 

Qantas Channel Announcement

7 February 2019
Qantas has today announced a change to its distribution model with the introduction of the Qantas Channel, designed to modernise the way Agents book fares and deliver customers personalised experiences.

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