Air France and Qantas have signed a new
Available for booking from 5 June for
travel from 20 July 2018, Air France will add its code to Qantas
flights between Hong Kong and Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and
between Singapore and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Air France customers will also be able to access
codeshare services from Sydney to five cities on the Australian
airline's domestic network including Canberra, Hobart, Adelaide,
Cairns and Darwin.
Patrick Alexandre, EVP Commercial Sales and Alliances at Air
France-KLM, said, "We are very pleased to be re-establishing a partnership with Qantas. Thanks to this agreement, the Air
France-KLM group will be able to offer one of the best possible
travel solutions for its customers from Europe to Australia. It
will also deliver a better travel experience for our Business
customers, with connections in Singapore and Hong Kong, two of the
most popular airports in the world. This new cooperation confirms
our group's desire to expand in the Asia Pacific region."
Under the reciprocal deal, Qantas will
add its code to flights operated by Air France between Singapore
and Hong Kong and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, as a continuation of
flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.
new agreement will see the two airlines codeshare on a total of
more than 200 flights per week.
Customers will benefit
from more seamless travel experiences with single ticket
itineraries and through-checked baggage as well as the opportunity
to earn points on the new codeshare services.
eligible customers will also be able to access Qantas lounges
in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia, as well as Qantas eligible
customers to Air France lounges in Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Alison Webster, CEO of Qantas International,
said, "This is great
news for our customers who want to travel to Europe via Asia,
giving them another option to get to Paris and more opportunities
to earn Frequent Flyer Points. The return of this popular
codeshare delivers on our strategy of partnering to provide
customers with access to an expanded network and more seamless travel experiences wherever they want to fly."
schedules (in local time) operated by Air France in July-October
AF256: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 20:50,
arrives in Singapore at 15:45 the following day;
Singapore at 22:35, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 6:00 the
A daily flight
Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 23:35, arrives in Hong Kong at 17:35
the following day;
AF185: leaves Hong Kong at 22:50, arrives at
Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 5:55 the following day.
Daily flight schedules (in local time) operated by
Qantas in July-October 2018:
QF002: leaves Singapore at
19:30, arrives in Sydney at 5:10 the following day;
leaves Singapore at 21:10, arrives in Sydney at 7:00 the following
QF036: leaves Singapore at 20:15, arrives in Melbourne at
5:35 the following day;
QF052: leaves Singapore at 20:40,
arrives in Brisbane at 6:05 the following day;
Singapore at 18:40, arrives in Perth at 23:55.
leaves Sydney at 10:15, arrives in Singapore at 16:50;
leaves Melbourne at 11:55, arrives in Singapore at 17:55;
QF051: leaves Brisbane at 12:00, arrives in Singapore at 18:15;
QF071: leaves Perth at 11:50, arrives in Singapore at 17:20.
QF128: leaves Hong Kong at 20:00, arrives in Sydney at 6:55
the following day;
QF118: leaves Hong Kong at 23:25, arrives in
Sydney at 10:50 the following day;
QF030: leaves Hong Kong at
20:10, arrives in Melbourne at 7:35 the following day;
leaves Hong Kong at 20:15, arrives in Brisbane at 7:05 the
QF127: leaves Sydney at 10:35, arrives in
Hong Kong at 18:00;
QF029: leaves Melbourne at 9:35, arrives in
Hong Kong at 17:20;
QF097: leaves Brisbane at 10:45, arrives in
Hong Kong at 18:00.