Booking flights between Dubai and London via QF website

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MrT

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 28 Aug 2015

Total posts 60

Hi all,

The Qantas website is not letting me search for flights between Dubai and London unless its a points booking (i.e. no revenue searches) - is this a glitch in the website or a result of the restructuring of the Qantas-Emirates tie up? I appreciate Qantas no longer fly the route but assumed it would be available to book via an Emirates codeshare.

Thanks

cdirnber

Member since 23 May 2012

Total posts 36

You should have no problem booking QF flight numbers on EK metal between Dubai and London: below is an Amadeus screenshot for those flights for eg 30 January:

AMADEUS AVAILABILITY - AN ** LON LONDON.GB 7 TH 30JAN 0000
1EK:QF8011 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LGW N 0250 0640 E0/388 7:50
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
2EK:QF8015 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LGW N 0740 1140 E0/388 8:00
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
3EK:QF8001 F4 AL J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LHR 3 0745 1140 E0/388 7:55
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
4EK:QF8029 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LHR 3 0940 1350 E0/388 8:10
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
5EK:QF8031 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LHR 3 1210 1610 E0/388 8:00
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
6EK:QF8009 F4 A3 J7 C7 D7 I7 Y9 /DXB 3 LGW N 1425 1825 E0/388 8:00
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
7EK:QF8003 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I4 Y9 /DXB 3 LHR 3 1430 1820 E0/388 7:50
B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9
8EK:QF8005 F4 A4 J7 C7 D7 I5 Y9 /DXB 3 LHR 3 1605 2000 E0/388 7:55

B9 H9 K9 M9 L9 S9 N9

Try a travel agency rather that the QF website which might be geared toward QF metal flights. I hope this helps.


Last editedby Chris Chamberlin at Jan 23, 2020, 07:08 PM.

John Phelan

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 28 Oct 2011

Total posts 212

Not all possible flight sectors appear on the QF website. For some, you need to call. Just make sure you tell the QF agent that the system does not allow you to book that sector online, to avoid the assistance fee (which does not apply if what you want to do can't be done online).


LDN

Member since 08 Feb 2020

Total posts 3

It does seem strange that Qantas seem no longer willing to sell tickets with a QF code on flights between London and Dubai without an onward connection as presumably they could be getting a cut from the fare without any of the costs or risks. They previously did seem willing to sell these for about a year after they axed their own metal flights.

I get though for connections that they obviously want to route the traffic on their own flights via Singapore.


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