Over the Christmas / New Year break, Australian Business Traveller will be revisiting some of our most popular articles of 2017. We’re still around to report on any breaking news during this time, otherwise our regular publishing schedule will resume on Monday January 8, 2018. Three-letter...
POSTED 5 Jan, 2018 78 Comments
Over the Christmas / New Year break, Australian Business Traveller will be revisiting some of our most popular articles of 2017. We’re still around to report on any breaking news during this time, otherwise our regular publishing schedule will resume on Monday January 8, 2018. TALKING POIN...
POSTED 30 Dec, 2017 14 Comments
For decades, Singapore and Hong Kong have reigned supreme: as key transit points connecting travelers in Asia to and from the rest of the world. But now, a US$1 trillion global airport spree is threatening the status quo. About half that money is due to be spent on upgrading or building new airp...
POSTED 5 Sep, 2017 7 Comments
Sydney Airport has the slowest complimentary WiFi service of any major Australian airport, according to research published this week by Ookla: the company behind the popular Speedtest website and app. Using data taken from 5,492 individual speed tests performed across airports in Sydney, Melbour...
POSTED 4 Aug, 2017 13 Comments
No matter how well-regarded a particular airport happens to be, the slog from curb to cabin is pretty much the same wherever you go. A decades-old paradigm of queues, security screens, snack vendors, and gate-waiting prevails—the only difference is the level of stress. Transiting a modern ...
POSTED 28 Jul, 2017 0 Comments
The dining options at Sydney Airport’s international terminal have seen a noticeable upgrade over the past few years, to the extent than many eateries stack up well as alternative to some of the less-appealing business class lounges. Nestled behind the Heinemann Tax & Duty Free store, ...
POSTED 4 Jul, 2017 3 Comments
America’s airports are where long lines, crowds, and the TSA combine to make life miserable. But once the metal detectors, explosives-sniffers, and pat-downs are behind you, suddenly all is transformed into boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Why not gyms, too? The airport terminal has long...
POSTED 3 Jul, 2017 0 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | Those bothersome and largely redundant Outgoing Passenger Cards are finally being binned for good, with international travellers no longer required to fill out the green forms from July 1, 2017. This means there’ll be one less bit of paperwork standing between you and your flig...
POSTED 20 Jun, 2017 38 Comments
New York’s JFK Airport isn’t anybody’s favourite place to fly into – or out of, for that matter. But there’s a bold plan to change all that, as long as the necessary US$10 billion can be scraped together. NY governor Andrew Cuomo says the sweeping makeov...
POSTED 10 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
Melbourne Airport's international terminal is getting a retail-oriented revamp, with an emphasis on upmarket fashion and gourmet dining. The airport suggests the make-over "will capture the character of Melbourne in a way that truly showcases the sophisticated essence of the city" in "a vibrant ...
POSTED 25 Oct, 2016 33 Comments
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