International Freight Assistance Mechanism

More certainty for exporters as IFAM receives further funding for export freight movements through the peak period and into 2021.  

The International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) continues to support Australian exporters with a boost of more than $317m from the Federal Government in Oct 2020 to keep international supply chains open until mid-2021. All freight forwarders can make bookings on our IFAM services, so secure your space by booking online today.  

Latest News

A330-300 services to Shanghai increase to daily from 29 Nov 2020 and we're introducing a weekly B789 service to Los Angeles from 1 Dec 2020.
We're also adding capacity on some services to Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo from 7 Dec 2020 thanks to larger B789 aircraft operating as freight-only flights on some days each week. See below schedules for details.  

Flights to/from Hong Kong

All flights are operated using A330-300 aircraft. From 7 Dec 2020, QF97 and QF30 (Fri service) will change to a B789 operation.

From To Flight Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
BNE CNS QF83 Tue, Thu 20 Oct - 11 Feb 09:30 11:45
CNS HKG QF83 Tue, Thu 20 Oct - 11 Feb 13:40 19:00
MEL BNE QF97 Wed 21 Oct - 10 Feb 18:15 19:25
BNE HKG QF97 Wed  21 Oct - 10 Feb 21:55 05:05+1
HKG BNE QF98 Wed, Fri 14 Oct - 12 Feb 19:05 05:50+1
MEL HKG QF29 Fri 23 Oct - 12 Feb 12:20 19:00
HKG MEL QF30 Fri 23 Oct - 12 Feb 05:35 18:00
HKG MEL QF30 Sat 24 Oct - 13 Feb 19:55 08:20+1

Flights to/from Los Angeles

All flights are operated by B789 aircraft as freight-only flights. 

From To Flight  Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
BNE LAX QF15 Tue 1 Dec - 9 Feb 11:00 05:50
LAX BNE QF16 Wed 2 Dec - 10 Feb 15:50 23:40+1

Flights to/from Shanghai

Daily services commence on 29 Nov 2020, with revised departure times.

From To Flight  Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
 MEL SYD  QF7322^  Daily 28 Nov - 14 Feb 18:35 19:55
 SYD PVG  QF129  Daily 28 Nov - 14 Feb 20:55 04:50+1
 PVG SYD   QF130 Daily 30 Nov - 13 Feb 06:20 19:55
 SYD BNE  QF7324  Sun 6 Dec - 14 Feb 21:25 21:50
 SYD MEL  QF7323^  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 30 Nov - 14 Feb 22:00 23:25

^ Please note domestic flights cannot be booked online. To secure your International freight on these domestic services, please book QF129/QF130 online, then call our Customer Service team on 13 12 13 to book the connecting domestic sector. 

Flights to/from Singapore

All flights are operated using A330-300 aircraft. From 7 Dec 2020, QF71 and QF36 (Tue service) will change to a B789 operation.

From To Flight Day of operation Operating period  Depart Arrive
BNE SIN QF51 Tue 27 Oct - 9 Feb 11:50 18:00
 MEL PER  QF71 Mon 28 Oct - 8 Feb 12:55 13:50
 PER SIN QF71  Mon 28 Oct - 8 Feb 15:30 21:00
SIN MEL QF36 Tue, Wed 28 Oct - 10 Feb 20:40 07:10+1

Flights to/from Tokyo

All flights are operated using A330-300 aircraft. From 7 Dec 2020, QF21 and QF22 will change to a B789 operation.

From To Flight  Day of operation Operating period Depart Arrive
BNE NRT QF61 Sun 25 Oct - 14 Feb 08:00 16:20
NRT BNE QF62 Mon 26 Oct - 15 Feb 20:00 06:00+1
SYD NRT QF21  Tue 1 Dec - 9 Feb 13:00 21:05
 NRT SYD QF22  Wed 28 Oct - 10 Feb 19:00 06:55+1