Qantas First Class Review - Airbus A380 - QF1 Sydney to London (The Kangaroo Route)

Qantas First Class Trip Report - Airbus A380 - Sydney to London. Welcome to my review of the Qantas First Class product in their flagship Airbus A380 product. The flight was QF1 from Sydney to London via Dubai. Make sure you check out my separate review of the Qantas First Lounge at Sydney prior to this flight: https://youtu.be/_PyW60zcda0 The video includes the Sydney Qantas International First Class lounge and the onboard experience of flying in First Class. Airline: Qantas Airlines (QF) Flight: QF1 SYD-DXB-LHR , the 'Kangaroo Route' Aircraft: Airbus A380-842 registration: ‘VH-OQG’ Named: 'Charles Ulm' SYD-DXB: 14hr and 01 minutes, 12,039kms DXB-LHR: 7hrs, 18 minutes, 5505kms Seat: 5A Date of the flight: 28th Sept 2017 (DXB-LHR flight was on the 29th) Camera: Sony A6500 Music: bensound Other Qantas related videos: 747-400 Business Class review SYD to HND: https://youtu.be/lJUiUaMXi9M Visit to the Qantas Founder's Museum in Longreach: https://youtu.be/SVtb_av-JRI 737-800 Business class review: https://youtu.be/ZRimkQH5_fg Qantas 747-400 tour: https://youtu.be/SwZy8Wg9bnE Airbus A380-800 Business class: https://youtu.be/7V31RMgaCas Airbus A330 Business class: https://youtu.be/2fzvxouuDuQ Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paulstewartaviation/ #qantas #qantasfirstclass #qantasA380

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Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart:
Thanks for watching! Don't forget to give the video a thumbs up! :) And if you like Qantas videos, check out my vlog from the inaugural Boeing 787-9 Qantas flight to Los Angeles: https://youtu.be/rYJoToVmSms
ilovebeinagirl
ilovebeinagirl:
11:32: watching Family Guy while flying first class :-P
H R
H R:
My experience with Qantas is the crew members often sound like old school teachers, rather than hospitality staff.
Lolo Gyal
Lolo Gyal:
single? mmm interesting, when is your next flight to Toronto?
Reece Gock
Reece Gock:
Hahaha sooo much alcohol. How'd you not get drunk? 😝😝
thefiestaguy
thefiestaguy:
"A pleb from business class".. love it!
Big Yin
Big Yin:
The "kangaroo route" - for kangaroos that live in Sydney.
DennisBunnik Travels
DennisBunnik Travels:
Great video Paul - great editing and voice overs. Looked like a mighty fine flight!
Gordon French
Gordon French:
I’m jealous. lol.
Great to see you back. Love watching your airline videos 😀
JoisepZ PrO
JoisepZ PrO:
“To help me carry my one bag”
Joshua Lowe
Joshua Lowe:
I have watched QF 002 London to Sydney via Dubai and it is amazing
Sigfríðr Chapman
Sigfríðr Chapman:
That peasant from business 😂 how dare he.
atlubeck Aviation
atlubeck Aviation:
Excellent flight experience! Such a beautiful first class seat! Liked!
StarAllianceFan
StarAllianceFan:
A great review Paul, thanks for posting! The seat certainly looks massive!
sankacoffee1
sankacoffee1:
defo good thing was the dram of glenlivet single malt whiskey always a bonus
*HD Australian Plane Spotting *
*HD Australian Plane Spotting *:
Always nice to watch a Qantas First Review. You don’t get too much these days. Great Video
stephen shiels
stephen shiels:
I would like to know how I can save up to travel first class.
Matteo Cappelli
Matteo Cappelli:
Te sei dimenticato i cannoli... I CANNOLI
One World Flyer
One World Flyer:
Amazing video! I like how at 6:28 the flight attendant introduced a380 and vh-oqg!
Poussin Hamzah
Poussin Hamzah:
Always a pleasure watching your videos. Looks impressive though I think 14 in first class looks a bit crowded. I also wonder why first class is under the stairs and not on the upper deck.
Alexander Sharp
Alexander Sharp:
Qantas are absolutely stunning with there first class flights there absolutely amazing :)
To The Truth And Beyond
To The Truth And Beyond:
(Laughing while speaking) So over all it was a good root going the way of the kangaroo. I wonder how a koala or galah would measure up?
Haha, Great video though Paul throughly enjoyed it mate.
MWB Gaming
MWB Gaming:
16:00 FSX got one hell of a graphics upgrade i see
NewFlyer
NewFlyer:
Great video as per usual Paul! Love your work!
bro bro
bro bro:
I love this video. It has been a dream of mine to travel in the same manner to Australia. Thank you for sharing!
1moremotive
1moremotive:
My god that’s full service?! 😱
Charles Johnson
Charles Johnson:
Compared to Emirates, Etihad, Singapore and Cathay this is a pretty poor 1st Class.
Thank you very much for the video. Will travel to NZ in October so I know not to choose Qantas.
Chiru P
Chiru P:
I like this video
speedbird857
speedbird857:
Excellent report, thanks for taking us along! :D
mp sv
mp sv:
Omg ! You have such an appetite . You really ate so much 😝
Danielle Gibney
Danielle Gibney:
congrat s on . ;landing! :)X
MT Aviation
MT Aviation:
great review. would love to fly in first class some day
den525
den525:
Of course Qantas would give you rexona! lol
Chiru P
Chiru P:
I like this video
Sam Junger
Sam Junger:
Thank you so much for including the function “pause for a closer look”
Hey Presto
Hey Presto:
"A pleb from business class?" Wow
out about
out about:
Said like a true alcoholic 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Nikolay Klimchuk
Nikolay Klimchuk:
Seatbelt on bench so you don't fly away during turbulence while asleep
Rob Gardiner
Rob Gardiner:
I used some points to upgrade from business on QF 2, Singapore to Sydney in January 2019. My review - Underwhelming. I do agree with Paul that the service (thanks Jules) and the food were top notch but the Qantas first class product is very tired and tatty and well overdue for upgrade eg. the leather armrests for my seat was cracked and seams filled with dirt and there were black scuff marks on the back of the console immediately in front of my seat. In short, grotty and there's really no excuse for that. The other aspect of the flight that coloured the whole experience was the entertainment. There was none. The system was completely offline, all the way from London!! No movies, no music - nothing. We were told that this was due to there being insufficient time to upload the system data while in London, a situation that I find difficult to comprehend. I can only imagine how it was back in economy with nothing to take your mind off the sardine can in which you are sitting. All in all, a big disappointment. If I'd paid the $13k for that seat all the way to and from London I'd be pretty cranky. The good news is that upgrades are scheduled (and may already be underway) however my understanding is that there will be no changes to the configuration of the suites themselves. Nor the so-called "lounge", which is a dingy black hole of nothingness. That's a big miss as the Qantas product is a long way behind its competitors, particularly Emirates and Qatar, whose business product is, in many respects, superior to Qantas first.


On a more positive note, I've just completed a couple of business long hauls on the Qantas 787-9 service to LA and from Hong Kong. This is a very good business product and up with the best of them, although still bettered by Qatar which, as far as I can tell, is without peer.
MilkProductions
MilkProductions:
7:11 Boy Sydney ATC is fast at clearing takeoffs.
Cherine Wiltshire
Cherine Wiltshire:
I am so surprised, Qantas first class suits are incredible. Thank you for the awesome video Paul.....good job👍🏻👍🏻😁
camilo garay
camilo garay:
I work at Qantas SCL (CHILE) and I'm so proud of the excellent customer service that we have as an Airline around the world. From economy class to First Class We always give more than our 100%.
Jason K.
Jason K.:
Had to stop at "via Dubai". Don't care how luxurious the flight is.
Becker Aviation
Becker Aviation:
Phenomenal report. Really felt like if I were there. Much support from Chile.
Shikhar Shah
Shikhar Shah:
The audio is definitely a little quiet, but aside from that, fantastic review and great opinion and perspective. Looked like a lovely flight.

Subscribed!
MrEmichan
MrEmichan:
thoroughly enjoyed the review. your voice is easy to listen to. lol at #iamsinglebtw.
erik echevers
erik echevers:
the Australian wines & cheeses, fantastic
Ezugo Obuekwe
Ezugo Obuekwe:
4:40 Excellent, there’s still a use for airplane adapters.
JJ
JJ:
Nice video , great to see inside that beast of a plane, can't believe the amount of food and snacks served :)
zerberus500
zerberus500:
FANTASTIC Video Paul, thx for uploading!

Is the QF First from your point of view "better" than EK, EY or QR?
Pritam Koli
Pritam Koli:
Five star coverage
Senor eggnogs
Senor eggnogs:
i dontcare if the journey is 24 hours....if you are in first class, you should savour every moment...and not spoil the fun by SLEEPING!!!
Villa Jallow
Villa Jallow:
Wow what an amazing first class
Journey With Steven
Journey With Steven:
Great video! Flew on QF1, but from Singapore to London.
Applex Liyro
Applex Liyro:
My flag Qantes 😎
Badboy Tacos
Badboy Tacos:
I went on the same flight first class but only to Dubai and it was absolutely amazing.
colliewollie1471
colliewollie1471:
Top report! One of the best out there
Marcus Chan
Marcus Chan:
Might just do this flight one day for a holiday in itself. haha
Armaan S
Armaan S:
That was a fantastic review Paul!!!
Elaine Karl
Elaine Karl:
Never did get my BA A380 1st. They switched out to 747 due to tech reasons. Not going to give up though👍
Ben Ford
Ben Ford:
You do like a champagne !
seanp7dc
seanp7dc:
Fantastic video - I've flown the same route, in 2A. Loved QF's food & service - and the bed is brilliant. Very functional and comforting.
Hamish Smith
Hamish Smith:
I live in Sydney and have been on first class a380
David Silver
David Silver:
Remember that great line from "The Godfather," "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli?" Your dessert appears to be cannoli. L)
Nikko
Nikko:
Great video! After just watching a review of the Emirates First Class A380, the Qantas first class looks dull and lacks vibrancy and on on-board shower!
john connor
john connor:
Our national carrier really doesn’t hold up well to its competitors in the way elegance and luxury. Emirates 380 business class out does qantas first class.
United Computers
United Computers:
You nailed it with this one!....excellent!
Chiru P
Chiru P:
I like this video
Emma Herron
Emma Herron:
Qantas is an Amazing airline. I’ve flew on their domestic and international flights and they are always great.
Oje Loke
Oje Loke:
Great video
Did you use points or money or a combination of both?
Ahaan -thakker
Ahaan -thakker:
Liked it but can u remove some of the background voices , it is overpowering yours
Zazie
Zazie:
Cool Normally fly business class with Quantas but after seeing this might think about first
Diego Cheja
Diego Cheja:
Hi, great review. I found difficult to hear several things, I think maybe the microphone/sound could be improved? Thanks!
toby16uk
toby16uk:
Your face is on several like Quantas first and Emirates
David J
David J:
Brilliant Thank You So Much
Phil Young
Phil Young:
Paul, I like how you position your camera on the table at various points in this video, for it's very effective.
yettobseen
yettobseen:
Weird, why is this a thing? Platinum’s🙄
Gemma Siddle
Gemma Siddle:
can you try the QF10 route to london from perth and go on business class
Roberto Golisano
Roberto Golisano:
You have need a companion for your travel. You Can t eat alone 😆😆😉😉😍😍😍
Victoria Corcoran
Victoria Corcoran:
Being honest, the food served on this flight was average !
Pigmoon K
Pigmoon K:
Dated product. Any news of the product being upgraded?
Sunshine Coast Summer
Sunshine Coast Summer:
Looks like business class on Etihad or Emirates - western airlines just don't get the privacy thing right.
magnetictheory
magnetictheory:
After watching videos of A380 First Class on Emirates and Etihad everything else looks drab. Even Singapore Airlines can't match them, so Qantas First Class by comparison looks like a youth hostel. After watching this I wouldn't even bother. I'd happily just save my money and fly economy on Qantas knowing this because there's not much to be envious of. I kind of feel sorry for the fools in Qantas First Class. What a dump. Those UAE airlines are just on a whole other level of luxury.
Kranbone
Kranbone:
Good review but I was expecting something more premium from Qantas.
KaffeeKraftwerk
KaffeeKraftwerk:
You make so nice and good videos.
I have subscribed to you and activated the bell :D
OldFlyer
OldFlyer:
Love your work Paul. I really enjoyed your narration. :)
SeekingMySelf
SeekingMySelf:
Great video, Paul. Thanks for sharing. I just watched this one, and then the Emirates First Class, and think I'll watch them both again. I've never flown overseas, and your videos are really helping with feelings of anxiety around that.
guruprasad m nayak
guruprasad m nayak:
Sarcasm on London whether at the end was hilarious.
OBServe Garage
OBServe Garage:
No damn way I would risk eating fish before flying!!!
Jadon H
Jadon H:
Aweosme video mate, just wondering, what camera or device do you use?
Peter Parker
Peter Parker:
STILL NOT DRUNK AFTER ALL THAT ALCOHOL? RESPECT
QFfan
QFfan:
A fascinating video Paul! Thanks for posting!!
mylosairplanefan
mylosairplanefan:
The Qantas First class looks amazing. Fantastic video, Paul. Well done:)
Denise Gore
Denise Gore:
"#iamsinglebtw". Nothing like advertising.
crzyq
crzyq:
Best QF first class review ive seen on youtube!
zeon40
zeon40:
Very entertaining and very informative. I am not sure i would still be standing after all that alcohol!
Clayton Bollen
Clayton Bollen:
Excellent review. Great balance of all the essential information.
Mike FitzGerald
Mike FitzGerald:
Does no one in First Class travel with a partner?
I would want to share this experience with mine, but after watching n several sites I have yet to see review for couples
laci bal
laci bal:
Just returned from qantas first class trip Melbourne-Singapore-Melbourne-well it's not first class it's a premium business class to say the best!
Worn and torn the interior,the 'cubicles' miles away from the window-don't give much privacy at all-mediocre meal-not to mention the horrendous breakfast! and the CUTLERY??? Even in prison they give you more stylish ones-The Melbourne first lounge full with free loaders got a runny stomach after eating their eggs benedict!-Dont't waste your money and points on this airline doesn't worth it shame on you Alan Jones to sell expensive first class which is nowhere near to rivals!
chris dillon
chris dillon:
Amazing editing thanks