Airport News

Fast-track passport control at Heathrow

Australian travellers can now skip the passport control queues at the UK's largest airports – including Heathrow, Gatwick...

Chris Chamberlin |

Changi to be renamed Lee Kuan Yew?

IN BRIEF | Singapore's Changi Airport could be renamed in honour of the nation's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, whose death...

David Flynn |

Int'l outgoing passenger cards go digital

Jetsetters departing from Brisbane International Airport no longer need to complete handwritten outgoing passenger cards thanks...

Chris Chamberlin |

Five easy ways to reach Manhattan from JFK

So you've booked your flights and taken care of your hotels – just one piece of the puzzle remains: reaching Manhattan fr...

Chris Chamberlin |

Behind the scenes: Airbus' A380 factory

Have you ever wondered how the monstrous Airbus A380 gets its wings before arriving at your boarding gate just like any other ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Photos: inside Boeing's 787 factory

Step inside the world's largest building by volume where the Dreamliner gets its wings: Boeing's Everett factory in Washington ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Plaza Premium moves into airport hotels

The Plaza Premium company is expanding its reach from airport lounges into airport hotels at major transit hubs such as Singapo...

David Flynn |

What's next for Singapore Airport?

Singapore's sprawling Changi Airport will be expanded to include a massive indoor skygarden, a fourth runway and a new T5 termi...

David Flynn |

Star: dedicated airport security in Sydney?

IN BRIEF | Star Alliance Gold members could one day enjoy dedicated priority security screening lanes at Sydney International A...

Chris Chamberlin |

Free Tim Tams, coffee at Brisbane Airport

With the G20 proceedings kicking off this week, Brisbane Airport is handing out free Tim Tams and coffee vouchers to travellers...

Chris Chamberlin |

Brisbane Airport serves 'Big Obama' burger

US President Barack Obama flies into Brisbane Airport on Air Force One for the G20 Summit on Saturday November 15, but his touc...

David Flynn |

SkyBus: free Wi-Fi to Melbourne Airport

SkyBus passengers now enjoy free wireless Internet access when zipping between Southern Cross Station and Melbourne Airport. A...

Chris Chamberlin |

The woman behind 'that' voice at the airport

You've almost certainly heard her voice at over 200 airports around the world – now meet the woman behind all those PA an...

David Flynn |

Sydney Airport's 'lost property' auction

Sydney Airport will hold an online auction to sell thousands of pieces of lost property next month, with the proceeds being don...

David Flynn |

The world's best airports for sleeping in

You won't always have the luxury of a conveniently short stopover or a premium lounge in which to relax. But if you're stuck be...

David Flynn |

Indian visa application policy changes

Australian business and leisure travellers heading to India will face more red tape come December, with the country’s vis...

Chris Chamberlin |

New international terminal for Melbourne

Melbourne Airport could soon sport a newer and more modern international terminal as the airport unveils concept plans for a co...

Chris Chamberlin |

Dubai to build world's biggest airport

Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport is set to become the world's biggest airport, capable of handling ...

Chris Chamberlin |