Airport News

Singapore to scrap paper arrival cards

Changi Airport is now trialling electronic arrival cards which will eventually replace those white slips of paper.

Brandon Loo |

London Heathrow: leave liquids, laptops in luggage

London's Heathrow Airport is splashing out on new computed tomography (CT) baggage scanners over the next three years, whi...

Brandon Loo |

US Global Entry trial for Australian citizens

Australian citizens could be a step closer to fast-track entry into the USA with plans for a local trial of the Global Entry pr...

Brandon Loo |

UK to open ePassport gates to Australians

UPDATE: 21 MAY 2019 | Australian travellers can now swipe their passports at the automated e-passport gates of all UK airports,...

Chris Chamberlin |

Singapore's shiny new Jewel

Typically, a handful of empty hours between flights gives you a chance to stretch your legs and get the blood flowing. But at S...

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Brisbane Airport trials new speedy security tech

One of the biggest hassles of international travel has to be the airport security checkpoint, where passengers have to fish lap...

Chris Chamberlin |

When are arrival Express cards handy in Australia?

This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. When returning h...

Chris Chamberlin |

AKL express path is opening up for Qantas

Qantas expects its trans-Tasman flyers to once again enjoy access to Auckland Airport's express lane in the coming weeks. The ...

David Flynn |

Fast-track your transit at Hong Kong

TRAVEL TIP | Hong Kong is a popular stopover point, especially for travellers on Cathay Pacific flights to Asia, Europe and the...

David Flynn |

Taiwan opens passport e-Gates to Aussie travellers

Aussie travellers jetting to Taiwan or stopping over in Taipei on journeys with China Airlines and EVA Air can now expedite the...

Chris Chamberlin |

Here is how Perth Airport will look in 2025

New airline lounges with direct access to boarding gates, airport hotels and an automated people mover connecting domestic and ...

Brandon Loo |

Qantas facial recognition trial in Brisbane

Qantas has begun Australian trials of new technology to store your passport in a smartphone app and rely on facial recognition ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Guide to connecting to the USA via Vancouver

While many Australian travellers bound for US east coast cities like New York will default to flying via Los Angeles, Vancouver...

Chris Chamberlin |

Travelling to Turkey? e-Visas on arrival axed

Passengers jetting to Istanbul, Ankara and other destinations in Turkey who need a visa to enter the country – a roster t...

Chris Chamberlin |

Istanbul's new airport opens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened one of the world’s largest airports on Monday, declaring completion of the ...

Bloomberg News |

Dubai Smart Gate passport control fast-track

Australian passport holders can zip through Dubai Airport like a local, by registering their passport with Dubai’s Smart ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Inside Melbourne's new private jet base

With discrete arrival for chauffeur-driven limousines, private customs and immigration screening, à la carte dining, a l...

David Flynn |

Singapore Frequent Traveller eases sign-up rules

Australian passport holders will now find it even easier to qualify for Singapore’s Frequent Traveller Program, which pro...

Chris Chamberlin |