Flights to Africa and the Middle East

Africa and the Middle East

Go deep into the origins of civilisation in Africa and the Middle East. From spellbinding desert forts to ancient religious cities and vast deltas, no other part of the world offers such an awe inspiring experience. Challenging, exotic and always fascinating – its one of the few destinations left which will truly take you out of your comfort zone. Discover the Middle East and Africa with Qantas and Emirates.

About your flight to the Middle East and Africa on Qantas+

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    Fly big on Qantas’ award winning A380 product on flights to Dubai.

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    Awarded Best First, Business and Overall Wine Cellar at Business Traveller 'Cellars at the Sky Awards' 2013

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    Stretch out on our award winning fully flat bed in Business class available on selected flights

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    Relax before your flight in our associated lounges in Dubai and Johannesburg.

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Flights to Dubai


Ever restless, ever changing, Dubai’s metamorphosis from trading post to global megalopolis is one of the world’s great urban transformations.

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South Africa

When it comes to serving up experiences of a lifetime, South Africa is an overachiever. Tick a flight to South Africa off your bucket list.

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Connecting the world through Africa and the Middle East

With multiple daily services into Dubai on Emirates and Qantas, and daily flights to Johannesburg on Qantas, as well as plenty of onward connections, Australia has never been so close to Africa and the Middle East.

Two of the largest A380 fleets in the world

Together Qantas and Emirates offer one of the world's most modern fleets of long haul aircraft. You'll experience the comfort and luxury of travelling on two of the largest A380 fleets in the world. Emirates also flies technologically advanced wide-bodied Boeing 777 aircraft to a wide range of destinations in the Middle East and Africa.

Qantas and Emirates Lounges

Eligible Skywards Members and Qantas Frequent Flyers, as well as travellers in premium cabins, have access to Emirates and Qantas Lounges. This includes access to Emirates' First Class and Business Class Lounges in Concourse A in Dubai Terminal 3 and Qantas' award-winning First Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Qantas and Emirates Lounges throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

Get started with Qantas Cash®

Qantas Cash is a prepaid MasterCard® facility conveniently built into your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card. Apply to activate Qantas Cash, and load currency before you go.~

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+ Note that all flights are subject to aircraft changes. Seating configurations and product features may vary between aircraft, including aircraft of the same type.

* For card payments on international bookings at, add A$30 for credit/charge cards or A$10 for debit/prepaid cards including Qantas Cash™, per passenger per booking. For Points Plus Pay bookings, immediate payment by card is required, and no card payment fee applies when using a Debit Card. Also add A$60 per passenger for international bookings made on 13 13 13, and through Qantas airport locations. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Prices may fluctuate if carrier charges, fees, taxes or currency change. Prices are one way or return as specified and are valid on Qantas services only.

~ ®To be eligible to receive the new Qantas Card with the option of Qantas Cash you must be an Australian resident Qantas Frequent Flyer member 16 years of age or older. Heritage Bank Limited (AFSL 240984) (the Issuer) issues Qantas Cash under arrangements between it, Qantas and Access Prepaid Australia Pty Ltd (AFSL 386837) (a MasterCard business) (Access). Access distributes Qantas Cash (together with Qantas which is an authorised representative of Access for the purposes of providing general financial product advice with respect to Qantas Cash). Access can be contacted at

Access and Qantas earn foreign exchange revenue from Qantas Cash transactions. Access receives a processing fee from domestic Qantas Cash "point of sale" transactions. Qantas receives revenue generated by Qantas Cash transactions based on interchange fees paid to the Issuer, deposits held by the Issuer, cardholder fee and certain rebates and incentives from MasterCard Asia/Pacific Pte Ltd. This webpage has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and you should consider the appropriateness of the Qantas Cash facility having regard to those matters. A Product Disclosure Statement in respect of Qantas Cash is available via, and will also be given to applicants. A person should obtain and consider the PDS before making any decisions about whether to acquire or continue to hold the prepaid facility. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. PayPass® is the trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.