Member since 26 Jun 2015
Total posts 4
I am travelling in Business Class on Qantas from Adelaide to Sydney and have a connecting economy flight from Sydney to LA. Am I allowed to use the Business Lounge in Sydney?
Sorry if it's a silly question, thanks.
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 14 Apr 2013
Total posts 295
Do you hold any status with Qantas or have Qantas Club membership?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 21 Aug 2014
Total posts 186
No you can't unless you hold any status with Qantas, have QC or status from another OW airline as Martin has mentioned above.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,060
There are rules in place around lounge access when one leg is in Economy and the other in Business/First. The rule follows that access to the lounge prior to the shorter/domestic sector flight in Economy is available when the longer/international sector has been/will be flown in Business/First.
In your case however, the longer/international sector is in Economy, which means that the provisions do not apply i.e. you cannot use the lounge in SYD prior to the LAX flight.
Member since 07 Aug 2012
Total posts 58
Correct - the class of travel for the long haul international flight (over 5 hours) is the deciding factor.
If the OP were travelling Y ADL-SYD then J SYD-LAX, they would have lounge access at both ADL & SYD.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
Member since 06 May 2015
Total posts 44
Lounge Entry is based on the next onward flight. However you can ask......if the lounge is not full, you never know your luck unless you try
Hi Guest, join in the discussion on
Qantas business class lounge access with connecting economy flight?
Already have an ET account? Log in below.
Signing up with Executive Traveller only takes a second and lets you
interact with our community. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to
Didn’t receive an activation email? Resend one to yourself here.
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address
below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password.
If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link.
Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest news, reviews, tips and more sent straight to your inbox