Airport News

How Covid-19 could reshape airports for the better

The pandemic pause in travel may actually improve the long-term outlook for frequent flyers, say experts.

Bloomberg News |

Flights from Victoria to NSW are now ‘international'

Flying from Melbourne to Sydney? You'll now arrive at the international terminal, and be taken into mandatory hotel quarantine.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qatar Airways will move to London Heathrow T5 on July 27

The consolidation of Oneworld airlines at Heathrow T5 continues, with Qatar Airways and JAL making the move next week.

David Flynn |

London City Airport is finally getting lounges

Business travellers and frequent flyers will welcome the news that London City will sport not just one but two lounges.

David Flynn |

London Heathrow T3 may reopen this year, T4 closed until 202

With terminal closures extending to next year, more Oneworld airlines consider relocating to T5.

David Flynn |

Heathrow Airport to trial 24-hour coronavirus tests

The fast turnaround tests would help reopen travel on the bust trans-Atlantic route.

Bloomberg News |

SYD caps inbound overseas passengers at 50 per flight

An overflow of travellers on flights originally bound for Melbourne is straining Sydney's quarantine facilities.

David Flynn |

Travel ban exemptions easy for some, but hard for many

Around 25% of all travel applications are denied, and where approvals are given, many supporting documents are typically needed.

Chris Chamberlin |

Melbourne suspends international flights until July 15

Melbourne Airport pulls down the shutters to all arriving international passenger flights until mid-July.

David Flynn |

Berlin's cold war-era Tegel Airport gets a reprieve to Oct

The coronavirus travel downturn adds further wrinkles to Berlin's already-complicated airport landscape.

David Flynn |

Early start for Western Sydney Airport rail line

A post-pandemic push will see work commence this year on a vital rail line to Sydney's new airport.

David Flynn |

London Heathrow Terminal 4 is now closed

The downsizing of London's major airport will see half its terminals closed as traffic plummets to just 10%.

David Flynn |

Cathay, Emirates move to Heathrow T2

Fewer flights and passengers means it's time for London Heathrow to downsize.

David Flynn |

Hong Kong bans airport transit passengers, tourists

Hong Kong will keep the shutters pulled down as it battles a resurgence of the coronavirus.

David Flynn |

Singapore's Changi Airport bans airport transit passengers

Singapore's role as Asia's hub to the world has just been cut short by the coronavirus.

David Flynn |

Where to find the best value parking near Sydney Airport

There's no shortage of parking options at and around Sydney Airport, but which delivers best value for busy travellers?

Brandon Loo |

Australians are finally in line for US Global Entry

Hour-long wait times at US passport control could soon become a thing of the past: at least, for those who join Global Entry.

Chris Chamberlin |

India plans to open 100 new airports in the next five years

100 new airports plus a 300-jet Airbus order from IndiGo aim to sate India's booming appetite for travel.

Businessweek |