International Freight Assistance Mechanism

Dedicated freight-only flying to keep international supply chains open.  

The International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) continues to provide support for Australian exporters with dedicated freight-only services to destinations highlighted below. These services complement the belly space available on Qantas and Jetstar passenger flights and our dedicated freighter network.  

Flights to/from Hong Kong

From To Flight Aircraft type Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
BNE CNS QF7715 A330-200 Tue, Thu* 29 Mar - 14 Jun
08:50 11:05
CNS HKG 12:35 17:55
MEL BNE QF7717 A330-300 Tue, Wed, Fri~ 27 Mar - 17 Jun 16:25 18:35
BNE HKG
(via CNS)^
20:05 04:40+1
HKG BNE
(via CNS)^
QF7720 A330-200 Tue, Thu 29 Mar - 16 Jun 20:00 08:00+1
MEL HKG
(via CNS)^
QF7717 A330-300 Thu 31 Mar - 16 Jun
19:00 04:40+1
HKG MEL
(via CNS)^
QF7718 A330-300 Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat# 28 Mar - 18 Jun 07:10 20:25

* Thu service changes to Fri service on 27 May 2022, with last Thu service on 19 May 2022.
~ Fri service commences 6 May 2022 and is operated by A330-200 aircraft.
^ CNS is a transit stop only - no freight is loaded or unloaded at this port.
# Sat service is operated by A330-200 aircraft.

Flights to/from Los Angeles

From To Flight Aircraft type Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
BNE LAX QF7775 A330-200 Tue 29 Mar - 14 Jun 19:20 15:50
BNE LAX QF7775 A330-200 Sat 2 Apr - 18 Jun 10:30 07:00
LAX
BNE QF7776 A330-200
Tue 29 Mar - 14 Jun 21:40 05:00+2
LAX
BNE QF7776 A330-200
Sat 2 Apr - 18 Jun 10:50 18:10+1
MEL LAX QF7779
A330-200 Thu 7 Apr - 19 May
15:30 13:10
LAX MEL QF7780 A330-200 
Thu
12 May - 19 May 21:10 06:05-+2
LAX MEL QF7780 A330-200 Fri 13 May - 20 May 22:40 07:35+2

Flights to/from Tokyo

From To Flight Aircraft type Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
MEL SYD JQ9983 B787-8 Tue 5 Apr - 14 Jun 08:00 09:25
SYD NRT JQ9983 B787-8 Tue 5 Apr - 14 Jun 10:55 19:25
NRT SYD JQ9982 B787-8 Wed 22 Dec - 15 Jun
19:45 06:10+1
SYD MEL JQ9982
B787-8
Thu 18 Nov - 16 Jun
08:00 09:30
BNE NRT JQ9985 B787-8 Sat 2 Apr - 18 Jun
11:40 19:20
NRT BNE JQ9984 B787-8 Sun 21 Nov - 19 Jun
19:30 05:05+1

IFAM Blocks on Qantas commercial services

Effective from 18 Dec 2021, IFAM have secured blocks for Q-GO Fresh bookings on some commercial services, which will enable access to IFAM BSA rates. The International Rate Book (IRB) has been updated effective 18 Dec 2021 to show the applicable Q-GO Fresh rates on the below specified days.

Please note that the IFAM blocks are only for Q-GO Fresh bookings.

For example, commercial rates will apply for any Q-GO Classic, Q-GO Express and Q-GO Priority bookings uplifted on QF93 on the below days. As there are no IFAM blocks on the Sunday or Monday QF93 service, commercial rates will apply to all bookings.

From To Flight Aircraft type Day of IFAM block Operating period Depart Arrive
MEL LAX QF93 B787-9
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat until 18 Jun 22:55 18:15
BNE LAX QF55 B787-9
Wed, Fri, Sun until 19 Jun 10:00 06:30