Eastern Australia Airlines Cheap Flights & Promo Fares

Operating under QantasLink, a subsidiary of Qantas Airways Limited, Eastern Australia Airlines is a regional domestic airline with its hub at Melbourne Airport, and its headquarters is in Sydney Airport, which is located in Mascot, Australia. With a fleet size of 19, consisting of 16 Bombardier DHC-8 Q300, and three de Havilland Canada DHC-8-200, Eastern Australia Airlines operates to around 16 destinations throughout Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Port Macquarie, to Albury, New South Wales; Canberra, Australian Capital Territory; and Devonport, Tasmania, to name a few.

Established and operational by 1949, Eastern Australia Airlines started as Tamworth Air Taxi Service or Tamair, a one-aircraft, one-pilot operation, that serves numerous farming communities within New South Wales and Queensland. The airline became a wholly owned subsidiary of Austrian Airlines, which was then purchased by Qantas Airways Limited, the flag carrier of Australia.

There is no information on Eastern Australia Airlines’ check-in, baggage, and seating regulations. Being under Qantas Airways Limited however, East Australia Airlines passengers are recommended to abide by the parent airline rules with regards allowances, arrangements, and other additional services. It is also recommended to get in touch with the airline for further verification.

Why Fly with Eastern Australia Airlines

How to Check In

Qantas has various ways of checking in, with its flights to domestic and international destinations. For flights within Australia, there is auto check-in available via the Qantas app and mobile check-in via numerous mobile devices. The auto check-in service works by sending travellers an SMS before the flight, with an invitation to access the passenger’s boarding pass, and with a few clicks, the app enables check-in confirmation, with the boarding pass available on the mobile device. Travellers are recommended to update their mobile number on before the flight. Also for domestic flights, passengers are able to check-in on their devices from 24 hours to until 45 minutes before flight departure. When checking in via mobile, just visit the airline website, select ‘domestic check-in’ or ‘manage your booking’ to enter traveller details, then select the passengers who will check-in. Just like the auto check-in via the Qantas app, the airline will send the passenger an SMS with the boarding pass. Other check-in options include online check-in and airport check-in. Online check-in can be done via the Qantas website, but first it is best to check flight eligibility beforehand. From there, ensure check-in is within the online allotted window of 24 hours to an hour before the flight departure for domestic flights, and 24 hours to two hours for international flights. Click on ‘online check-in’ and from there, follow the listed steps after clicking, then print and take the boarding pass when going to the airport. Mobile check-in does not require having a printed boarding pass, unlike the online check-in option. Airport check-in is possible via the international check-in kiosks and domestic check-in kiosks, among others. Airline passengers are recommended to follow the screen prompt to proceed with check-in and collect the boarding pass and bag tags for any checked baggage

Baggage Allowance & Fees

Baggage allowance on all Qantas flights are divided for international flights, excluding north and South America; international flights to North and South America; domestic flights; and others. Traveling to all international destinations excluding North and South American countries, adult economy-, premium economy and business-, as well as first-class passengers can take 30 kg or 66 lbs, 40 kg or 88 lbs, and 50 kg or 110 lbs, respectively. Frequent flyer perks also apply to respective Silver, Gold, Platinum and Platinum One Qantas Frequent Flyers. Baggage allowance for these passengers go from 42 kg to 50 kg or 92 lbs to 110 lbs for economy class; 52 kg to 60 kg or 114 lbs to 132 lbs for premium economy and business class; and 62 kg to 70 kg or 136 lbs to 154 lbs for first class. Please be informed that there is a 32-kg or 50-lb limit per baggage. For domestic flights, economy- and business-class passengers are able to take one to two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg to 32 kg per piece, also varying for frequent flyers.


When checking in via the auto check-in option of the Qantas app, flight passengers are also able to view and change seating by easily clicking the seat number on the digital boarding pass, which will redirect to a seat map screen, and from there, other available alternative seats can be selected. Through mobile check-in however, passengers are able to view or change seating by selecting the ‘change’ button next to each of the passengers on the layout.

Inflight Food

International economy passengers are able to experience better inflight meals with no more trays and a better selection. Among its new dishes include spiced lamb koftas with tomato, and yellow curry barramundi with jasmine rice, to name a few. Premium economy travellers are able to dine with a menu by Neil Perry Rockpool, with premium Australian wines, selected by the airline’s wine panel. International business passengers are able to enjoy a selection of Rockpool inspire small and main plates, that come in either light meals or three course meals, at any time, with various refreshments throughout the flight and an open bar and award-winning wines available on selected aircraft. First-class travellers can experience five-star dining with a multi-awarded wine cellar, with the menus made by resident consulting chef, Neil Perry.

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