UPDATE | Darwin Airport will open a new, independent lounge in its international departures area next month, catering for paying visitors at the door flying with any airline in any class of service, and also business class guests and eligible frequent flyers of participating airlines. Named the ...
POSTED 8 Aug, 2016 2 Comments
AccorHotels will boost its portfolio in the Northern Territory next year, taking over the existing Rydges Darwin Airport hotel and badging it as the Novotel Darwin Airport hotel. Located within the airport precinct, the 136-room property sits within metres of the terminal doors and will undergo ...
POSTED 3 Dec, 2015 0 Comments
If you’re a business owner and you haven’t already joined Qantas’ Aquire scheme, now is the time to act with 10,000 bonus Aquire points up for grabs to new members. Or if you’re the one clocking up most of the miles, the number of Qantas frequent flyer points you’ll...
POSTED 10 Apr, 2015 0 Comments
Virgin Australia's new Darwin Airport lounge opens its doors tomorrow, but not before Australian Business Traveller stopped by for a sneak peek. Greeting the airline's high flyers is a space that feels both 'familar' and 'different', styled on Virgin Australia's signature palate and with seats f...
POSTED 30 Mar, 2015 3 Comments
The newly-expanded Qantas Club lounge in Darwin Airport is now open, with the lounge more than doubling in size and able to cater for over 350 passengers – so step inside! Whether your aim is to work, rest or grab a bite to eat, there are seats everywhere… Power points for lapt...
POSTED 1 Oct, 2014 8 Comments
Update | Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar have resumed flights to and from Darwin, following yesterday's cancellation of top-end services after an ash cloud from the eruption of Indonesia's Sangeang Api volcano disrupted all flights on Saturday. Previous | ...
POSTED 1 Jun, 2014 0 Comments
Darwin International Airport will embark on a $60m year-long upgrade next month which will deliver an expanded terminal, enlarged Qantas Club and an all-new 150 seat Virgin Australia lounge. The project is scheduled for completion in mid-2014, but the airport says the expansion "will be car...
POSTED 30 Apr, 2013 2 Comments
Virgin Australia continues to spread its wings with today's launch of daily direct flights between Sydney and Darwin. The direct service will depart Sydney at 9.40am each day and arrive at Darwin at 1.50pm. The return flight leaves Darwin at 2.40pm for wheels-down into Sydney at 7.25pm.&nbs...
POSTED 2 Apr, 2012 0 Comments
Singapore Airlines' regional offshoot Silk Air begins flights between Darwin and Singapore today. The Darwin-Singapore service kicks off with four weekly flights by SilkAir, which travellers will be pleased to hear is a full-service premium airline with a true business class cabin and service. ...
POSTED 26 Mar, 2012 9 Comments
Business travellers with an iPhone in their pocket or purse, or iPad tucked under their arm, have an increasingly wide range of Australian airport apps to speed their path to and from the airport -- and through the terminal. Here are five iPhone apps for Australian airports, from the big gu...
POSTED 19 Jan, 2012 0 Comments
Sydney Airport charges through the nose for parking, but it's top of the list for when it comes to free Wi-Fi. In fact, it's the only major Australian airport to offer every passenger at T1/T2 full internet access when they connect with a smartphone, laptop or tablet. That's a pretty sad state o...
POSTED 31 Aug, 2011 6 Comments
If you like the self-service nature of Qantas' Next-Gen Check-in, you'll want to try out the Australian Government's SmartGate computerised immigration system, which, from today, is available in every Australian international airport. The eighth and final airport, Darwin International, lau...
POSTED 1 Jul, 2011 10 Comments
Darwin’s International Airport is expecting that within 20 years, the number of passengers going through the airport will double from the current figures to 4 million. To account for this growth in usage, Darwin Airport has released a 2010 Master Plan that has just been approved by A...
POSTED 24 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
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