Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 26 Aug 2015
Total posts 8
I’m on a QF classic reward ticket next Tues arvo from Launceston through to Perth. Arrive 2:50pm and have 4 hr wait in MEL then I’m on a 6.55pm flight to Perth.
Member since 03 Apr 2018
Total posts 14
QF9 arrives Perth at 5:05 not departs Mel, it leaves Mel at 4:15, having said that i’ve never had much success changing to earlier flights on red edeal or rewards seats (other than when weather is an issue), no harm in asking though.
Member since 21 Mar 2011
Total posts 427
Because the MEL - PER QF9 is an international flight, and you need the D sticker thing, this time round, I would not try it.
You have to go through outgoing immi procedures, with the international security screening.
Ideally, even if QF allows it, you won't make it.
If your LST flight arrived earlier, and you had bought a through ticket, it might work, but in your situation, logistically, you will have to run all the way from the QF end of MEL QF MEL pier A out all the way to T2, check in with your driving licence or passport or photo id, go through international screening, go thorough passport control, and then run to the lounge, if you have access, then run to the gate that QF9 will depart from.
14.50 to 16.15 is not really that long a time, considering its quite a walk or run from T1 to T2 what with all the checks and also having to stand in the check in queue.
Give it a try if you feel you must though.
Edit: just did a test booking, QF online booking will not link the flight OP is on, onto QF9.
Member since 04 May 2018
Total posts 42
QF doesn't want domestic pax in 32" pitch economy - it would ruin their reputation!
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