Airport News

Your guide to Australia’s GST Refund Scheme (TRS)

Claiming back your locally-paid taxes through the GST Refund scheme can make the end of your stay a little less painful.

Matt Lennon |

Review: London’s Elizabeth Line vs Heathrow Express

London’s new Elizabeth Line offers a welcome alternative to the Heathrow Express.

David Flynn |

Qantas pushes for Sydney Airport mega-terminal

Domestic and international flights would be combined into a single terminal, ending transfer headaches and hassles.

David Flynn |

Perth’s new airport train is not as convenient as it looks

The WA capital has a railway line to the airport at last, though there are still gaps for some travellers to navigate.

Staff Writers |

When will Australians get Global Entry, TSA PreCheck access?

A pilot program allowing GlobalEntry and TSA PreCheck membership for Australian citizens remains on the cards.

Staff Writers |

When will the SYD Express Path reopen to frequent flyers?

The fast-track priority lane lets you spend less time standing in line and more time relaxing in the airport lounge.

David Flynn |

What Melbourne Airport’s T3 changes mean for Virgin flyers

Big changes have been unveiled at Terminal 3, with elite Velocity members among the biggest winners.

David Flynn |

Sydney Airport rolls out new ‘3D’ scanners

Time-saving security scanners are now in place at Terminal 3.

Matt Lennon |

Heathrow’s limit on flights could remain until mid-2023

After asking airlines to stop selling flights to London, Heathrow Airport says the worst could still be to come.

Bloomberg News |

HK trials digital arrivals card, eyes pre-clearance to China

New facilities at Hong Kong airport would allow inbound travellers to enter China as domestic passengers.

Bloomberg News |

Australian Govt shelves Digital Passenger Declaration app

The widely-panned app “needs a lot more work to make it user friendly”, says the Australian Government.

David Flynn |

What you need to know about the USA's ESTA visa waiver

If you don't hold a visa to enter the United States, you'll need an ESTA visa waiver but must meet strict qualifying criteria.

Staff Writers |

Singapore’s Changi Airport to get new T5 ‘mega-terminal’

When it opens in the 2030s, Terminal 5 will be larger than the other four terminals combined.

David Flynn |

Boom times ahead for Singapore’s Changi Airport

Restoring traffic at Changi Airport is seen as vital for Singapore’s economy.

Bloomberg News |

Hong Kong airport splits into ‘transit vs China’ zones

Travellers will be strictly segregated as Hong Kong and China prepare a mutual reopening of their borders.

Bloomberg News |

Australian airports to be divided into red and green zones

Here’s another sign of how international travel will look very different once Australia’s borders reopen.

David Flynn |

New Zealand doubles tax on airline passengers

From December 1, the ‘border processing levy’ on airline passengers will jump from NZ$20 to NZ$44.

David Flynn |

Louis Vuitton store to give Sydney Airport a luxe edge

As international flights return, so will the welcome indulgence of duty-free shopping.

David Flynn |