Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 31 Aug 2015
Total posts 86
I am flying on board a Scoot flight to Kaohsiung via Singapore tonight. I was wondering if it'll be enough time to get to the airport three hours before the flight.
Member since 27 Feb 2015
Total posts 27
3hr is plenty in evening, use to do it regularly when flying HA
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
just last Friday I flew Sydney to Christchurch on the evening 5:45pm Qantas flight. I arrived around 2hr 30mins prior to departure and there was no wait at all.
Thank you both! I was afraid that there'd be increased security measures given the recent events.
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
With an LCC (who typically staff checkin thinly) I'd arrive 3.5+hrs early or 2hrs early - otherwise you will likely be in a longish queue
Member since 14 Feb 2017
Total posts 77
LCC's are a different story as the lines tend to be very long - due to no Status priority check-in for economy as with all other full carrier airlines. So basically unless you're travelling business EVERYONE checks in via the economy line.
Reporting from gate lounge 51, immigration and security were both quick. Hardly any queue at all.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 195
Great to see they have direct flights to Kaohsiung from Singapore again, it is good to know. It used to be a pain to go to Taipei and then down on the fast rail.
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