British Airways - Executive Club
Member since 23 Mar 2018
Total posts 32
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 30 Mar 2018
Total posts 8
No secondary screening in Hong Kong, but still the case out of Bangkok
Member since 06 Jun 2017
Total posts 28
Can confirm no additional screening in HK on my last 3 trips from HKG-MEL on CX in the past 2 months.
Member since 20 May 2013
Total posts 22
As mentioned, no additional screening in HK but still at BKK - just flew on QF24 from BKK two days ago and bags were checked at the gate.
Member since 25 Nov 2016
Total posts 91
Good news about HK. I was told by officials it’s the Australian government that insists on a secondary screening in BKK and Manila. Does anyone know why? SIN do checks before you board the plane.
I think it’s because the Australian government doesn’t think the security screening at those airports is good enough. That’s what I read on one of the frequent flyer forums when trying to find out about the current situation at HKG and BKK. If that’s true then why is it only liquids they are checking when doing the secondary screening? Maybe they think you can buy dangerous liquids past the main security at those airports??
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 13 Jan 2015
Total posts 80
SIN has nothing to do with this...they do the main security scanning at each gate, not secondary
Member since 22 Jul 2015
Total posts 83
Last couple of trips via DXB back to Sydney there was secondary screening at the gate.
Member since 02 Feb 2018
Must vary as I went BKK to SYD in March and was no screening at the gate
Etihad - Etihad Guest
Member since 09 Jun 2019
Total posts 9
Just flown Jakarta/Sydney on QF and there was secondary screening prior to boarding at Jakarta airport. It was a general security check of all carry-on bags, they didn't seem particularly interested in liquids.
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