Qantas and Cathay Pacific aircraft tails
Qantas and Cathay Pacific & Cathay Dragon

Qantas and Cathay Pacific customers can benefit from a codeshare relationship that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s regional networks, providing more options for customers travelling between Australia and Asia. The codeshare is good news for Qantas customers who have more travel options, greater opportunities to earn Frequent Flyer points, and a premium experience onboard both home carriers.

Network

Qantas has added it's code to Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon services within Asia from Hong Kong to 17 cities across India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea. This also extends to Cathay Pacific’s long-haul service from Hong Kong to Perth.

Some of routes include:

  • 5 destinations in India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai) 

  • 3 destinations in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Hanoi) 

  • 1 destination in Sri Lanka (Colombo) 

  • 1 destination in Myanmar (Yangon) 

  • 3 destinations in Korea (Seoul, Jeju, Busan)

  • 4 destinations in Japan (Nagoya, Sapporo, Okinawa, Fukuoka)

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 Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon. Visit manage your booking if you require further information.

Benefits included for services operated by Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon

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 Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon

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 Yes Yes No
 Yes
No
Priority airport check-in
Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes No
Priority boarding
Yes Yes Yes No No No
Priority baggage handling
Yes Yes Yes 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 Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon
Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon
Business Economy
Lounge Access

  Platinum One/
Platinum
Gold  Silver Qantas Club
Bronze
Hong Kong (Qantas Lounge)
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Yes    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 and Status Credits on eligible fares and flights with the CX or KA airline code.

You can use your Qantas Points on China Eastern for Classic Flight Rewardsand Points plus Pay – Flights.

Cathay Pacific summary
Airline code When booked as a QF flight When booked as an CX/KA flight
Earn Qantas Points Yes Yes  
Earn Status Credits Yes Yes  
Classic Flight Rewards No Yes  
Points Plus Pay - Flights Yes Yes  

Support

Special requests:

To benefit from the following special requests please chose 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.