Airport News

SmartGates now handle long names

Here's good news if your name contains more than 24 characters: you'll finally be able to use the SmartGates at Australian airp...

David Flynn |

Hong Kong Airport Oneworld lounge transit guide

Hong Kong International Airport boasts a wealth of Oneworld lounges, thanks mostly to being the home port of Cathay Pacific in ...

David Flynn |

Tip: Use Hong Kong in-town check-in

Most travellers lug their own baggage to the airport and drag it to an airline’s check-in desk, but in Hong Kong, why not...

Chris Chamberlin |

Transit guide: Doha Hamad Int'l Airport

Doha's relatively new Hamad International Airport connects Qatar Airways passengers across the globe, particularly from Sydney,...

Chris Chamberlin |

Heathrow Express fares increase

London’s Heathrow Express will increase same-day ‘turn up, pay and go’ fares for peak hour travel from Monday...

David Flynn |

SYD duty free gets traveller-friendly

Sydney Airport duty free has become a bit more hassle-free over the past twelve months. Gone is the bottleneck of the old SYD ...

David Flynn |

VIP passenger path for SYD, MEL?

Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Airports will introduce a new 'premium arrivals' system under plans revealed in this week's Federal...

David Flynn |

New CBR international lounge designs

As the start of international flights between Canberra, Singapore and Wellington inches closer, Canberra Airport has pulled bac...

David Flynn |

MEL SkyBus launches new route

Melbourne Airport's SkyBus will begin running a new shuttle service between St Kilda and Tullamarine Airport this year. Having...

David Flynn |

New airside link at LAX from T4 to TBIT

Los Angeles' new connector between Terminal 4 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal is now open, promising faster connecti...

Chris Chamberlin |

Guide: United LAX flight connections

Los Angeles' LAX Airport acts as a virtual springboard between Australia's east coast and the rest of the United States, allowi...

Chris Chamberlin |

Wolfgang Puck comes to Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is gunning for gourmet cred with the latest restaurants to open at the T1 international terminal. Wolfgang Puck...

David Flynn |

Canberra as Sydney's 'alternative' airport?

Canberra Airport will finally see its international ambitions takes flight this week, with Singapore Airlines tipped to announc...

David Flynn |

China to offer six-day visa-free transits

Chinese cities Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou will double the country’s 72-hour visa-free stopover window by rolling out ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Star Alliance plans fast-track immigration

Business and first class passengers along with top-tier frequent flyers on Star Alliance airlines will enjoy VIP treatment at t...

David Flynn |

Guide to transiting at Singapore Airport

Connecting flights often prove challenging for travellers and the actual ‘how to’ can vary from one city to the nex...

Chris Chamberlin |

Westfield: airports are shopping malls

Retail giant Westfield has its sights set on turning many of the world’s airports into upscale shopping environments as t...

Chris Chamberlin |

More Border Force strikes hit Aussie airports

Travellers at Australia's international airports this coming Monday November 9 should arrive early and be prepared for extensiv...

David Flynn |