5. Qantas – $1.57 Billion
Aside from earning more than one and half billion dollars in ancillary revenue, Qantas came in first place for earning the most money out of individual passengers. On average, Qantas earns $56.21 per passenger. The gains significant revenue through frequent-flier miles and miles to program partners. Out of a total revenue of $12 billion, the airline made $1.57 million in revenue from frequent-flier redemption, frequent-flier memberships and lounge memberships. In terms of creative frequent-flier awards, Qantas had 24,000 join the fee-based epiQure wine buying program and more than 322,000 members joined the Woolworths automatic rewards program.