On-Time Performance

We know that getting away on time is one of the most important parts of your experience. It is for us too.

We're continually working hard to make sure our on-time performance is class leading. That's why our main focus is our commitment to your safety and making you the number one reason we fly.

We're incredibly proud of everyone in our team, from our cabin crew to our engineers, our ground staff to our baggage handlers. As a team we're continually trying harder to find new ways to improve your Qantas experience, from the moment you book to the moment you step off the plane in your destination.

  JUN 2014 JUL 2014 AUG 2014 SEP 2014 OCT 2014 NOV 2014 DEC 2014 JAN 2015 FEB 2015 MAR 2015
Qantas Domestic 86.6 84.4 87 89.5 88.6 86.7 84.5 89.4 90.1 89.3
Virgin Australia 83.8 81.7 80.4 87.1 88.9 89 86.9 91.5 91.6 91.8

Source: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Economics, Domestic Airline On Time Performance Reports. Figures are based on departures and rounded to the nearest whole number.

Regional Australia

QantasLink in Sydney has moved to T3 providing customers with smoother connections between regional, domestic and international services.

Source: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Economics, Domestic Airline On Time Performance Reports. Figures are based on departures and rounded to the nearest whole number.

Other reasons to fly Qantas and QantasLink around Australia

Check-in
Faster, Smarter check-in
Qantas mobile
Convenience of mobile check-in for most domestic flights
Qantas lounges
More lounges in Australia than any other airline
Qantas inflight
Neil Perry inspired meals

Qantas uses the computerised Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), to record on-time performance data.

In accordance with industry standards, an 'on-time' departure is one that departs the gate within 15 minutes of the scheduled departure time. Our on-time performance statistics are published by the Australian Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics.

Check the arrival and departure time for your next Qantas, QantasLink or codeshare flight at Flight Status.

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