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Qantas is Australia’s largest airline and the oldest continuously operating airline in the world. The Emirates and Qantas partnership offers a seamless travel experience across one of the world’s largest networks.


Take Advantage Today

Earn and redeem Skywards Miles when you fly with Qantas.

Please give your membership number when making your booking and show your Emirates Skywards® card when you check in.

Take Advantage

Earn Miles


You can earn the following Skywards Miles on Qantas flights with a QF flight number, including any domestic flights* taken as part of a continuous international journey.

Miles Earned Per Mile Flown**
Economy (Discount) Economy (Full) Premium Economy Business First
0.5 Miles 1 Mile 1.1 Miles 1.25 Miles 1.50 Miles

Spend Miles


You can use your Skywards Miles to book reward flights across the Qantas network using our Plan & Book online facility. The number of Miles you need for a Qantas reward flight is based on the distance traveled. Please refer to the table below for Miles required for return flight rewards. To calculate one-way flight rewards, just halve the Miles required.

Spend Skysurfer Miles on a reward ticket.

Qantas Flight Zones
Zone One-way journey distance*** (miles) Economy Class return Business Class return First Class return
1 0 - 600 16,000 32,000 N/A
2 601 - 1,200 24,000 48,000 N/A
3 1,201 - 2,400 36,000 72,000 N/A
4 2,401 - 3,600 50,000 100,000 N/A
5 3,601 - 4,800 60,000 120,000 N/A
6 4,801 - 5,800 72,000 144,000 N/A
7 5,801 - 7,000 84,000 168,000 N/A
8 7,001 - 8,400 96,000 192,000 288,000
9 8,401 - 9,600 112,000 224,000 336,000
10 9,601 - 15,000 128,000 256,000 384,000
Example itineraries for return reward travel:
Zone Example Itineraries Miles for Economy Class Return Miles for Business Class Return Miles for First Class Return
1 FROM Sydney TO Melbourne, Brisbane or Gold Coast 16,000 32,000 N/A
2 FROM Sydney or Brisbane TO Adelaide 24,000 48,000 N/A
3 FROM Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane TO Perth or Auckland 36,000 72,000 N/A
4 FROM Perth TO Singapore 50,000 100,000 N/A
5 FROM Sydney TO Hong Kong, Bangkok or Singapore 60,000 120,000 N/A
6 FROM Sydney TO Shanghai, Tokyo or Honolulu 72,000 144,000 N/A
7 No example itinerary at date of publishing
8 FROM Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane TO Dubai or Los Angeles 96,000 192,000 288,000
9 FROM Sydney TO Dallas 112,000 224,000 336,000
10 FROM Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane TO London or New York 128,000 256,000 384,000

Important Information


Earning Miles

* Please visit the updates page to see details regarding extra miles you can earn on domestic routes in Australia, when the domestic flight is part of a continuous international journey on an Emirates or Qantas-marketed flight.

** Classes eligible to earn miles:

  • First Class: F, A
  • Business Class: J, C, D, I
  • Premium Economy Class: W, R, T
  • Economy Class (Full): Y, B, H, K
  • Economy Class (Discount): L, M, S, G, N, Q, O, V
  • Booking classes not eligible to earn Skywards Miles: P, U, Z, X, E

Tier Miles can only be earned on Emirates flights with an EK flight number.

Spending Miles

***Journey distance includes domestic connecting flights.

  • First Class is not available on all routes.
  • A single stopover is permitted per itinerary.
  • Upon completion of outbound travel, a maximum stay of three months applies.
  • The number of seats available for reward travel may be limited.
  • Children traveling on reward tickets will be required to redeem the same number of miles as adults.
  • Infants under two weeks old are not accepted for travel. Infants aged between two weeks and two years will be charged at a discounted reward level.
  • Miles stated are for direct flights only. Where no direct service is operated, two or more rewards may be required.
  • Qantas flights must be confirmed at the time of miles redemption. Waitlists are not permitted.
  • Reward tickets are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
  • Reward ticket coupons cannot be used out of sequence.
  • Date changes are permitted. A fee of $25 applies.
  • For flight and/or date changes prior to departure, please contact Emirates Skywards®.
  • Refunds on fully unused tickets are permitted at a charge of $75.
  • Expired miles will not be reinstated.
  • Additional taxes and surcharges payable with cash are not included.
  • Emirates Skywards Program Rules apply.