Qantas and KLM Airlines aircraft tails

Qantas and KLM

Qantas and KLM are two of the oldest airlines in the world. The partnership provides Qantas with additional connections between Australia and Amsterdam. The agreement between the national carriers provides customers with opportunities to experience the hospitality of Australia and the Netherlands from the moment they begin their trip.

Network

Qantas and KLM Airlines allows customers to fly to/from Amsterdam via Singapore on Qantas codeshare flights operated by KLM.

Qantas provides multiple options to connect to KLM’s services to Amsterdam with 42 services per week (6 flights per day) between Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth) and Singapore.

From Amsterdam, customers can connect throughout the Netherlands and Europe on KLM’s extensive network.

Before you fly

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

Benefits included for services operated by KLM

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
Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes   
Online check-in via qantas.com
No    No    No    No    No    No   
Online check-in via airline partner
Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes   
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   
Benefits included for services operated by KLM

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 KLM

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    Yes    Yes    Yes     No    No   
Priority airport check-in
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    No    No
Priority boarding
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    No    No   
Priority baggage handling
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    No    No   
Benefits included for services operated by KLM 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, follow this link for a full description of lounge access eligibility 

Benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by KLM

Business Economy
Lounge Access

  Platinum One/
Platinum

Gold  Silver Qantas Club
Bronze
Sydney International (Qantas Lounge)
Yes Yes    Yes    No    Yes    No   
Amsterdam Yes    Yes    Yes    No    No    No   
Hong Kong (Qantas Lounge)
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Yes    No   
Singapore (Qantas Lounge)
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Yes    No   
Lounge benefits included for QF codeshare services operated by KLM

Qantas Frequent Flyers

Qantas Frequent Flyers can maximise earn Qantas Points and Status Credit earns by booking the codeshare flight (‘QF’ airline code) where possible. You can also earn Qantas Points on eligible fares and flights with a KLM flight number.

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

Airline code When booked as a QF flight When booked as a KL flight
Earn Qantas Points Yes Yes  
Earn Status Credits Yes No
Classic Flight Rewards No Yes  
Points Plus Pay Yes Yes  
KLM summary

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: ^ 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