Hong Kong is one of our favourite cities. The arrivals queues at Hong Kong International Airport? Not so much – especially when we’re travelling with carry-on only luggage and desire nothing more than to sprightly step out of the airport, hop onto the Airport Express and zip into town...
POSTED 15 Jan, 2014 8 Comments
Oneworld's top-tier frequent flyers, including Qantas Platinums and Golds, can now scoot through the 'fast track' security lanes at London's Heathrow Airport when flying on American Airlines, British Airways or Iberia. The premium perk also extends to other oneworld partners, of course, includin...
POSTED 9 Aug, 2013 7 Comments
It's now easier to get an APEC card to streamline your business travel around Asia, with the Federal Government loosening the qualifications needed to pocket an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) card. The prized slip of plastic means travellers don't need to apply for an individual v...
POSTED 5 Nov, 2012 3 Comments
UPDATE | Being met at the airport gate, having someone from the airline keep an eye on your connection, fast tracking your way through customs and immigration on arrival into the United States, and an escort through the airport -- how much is that worth to you, business traveller? Qantas' main U...
POSTED 18 May, 2012 6 Comments
China Southern Airlines has joined the global rollout of the SkyTeam airline alliance's fast-track SkyPriority lane for frequent flyers and business class passengers. Aimed at delivering a consistent 'VIP' level of service across the SkyTeam member airlines, China Southern now off...
POSTED 10 May, 2012 2 Comments
Four US airports have begun trials of a streamlined security system which lets 'trusted travellers' zip through their own lane without removing their belt, shoes and jacket, or unpacking their laptop and toiletries from carry-on cabin baggage. The "TSA Pre ?" (as in 'Pre-Check') program is runni...
POSTED 10 Oct, 2011 0 Comments
Airport security are monitoring mobile phone signals -- but not for the reason you might think. No, it's not a clandestine operation to detect airline bombers before they set off a bomb in the cargo hold. It's about giving passengers accurate estimations of how long they're going to be waiting ...
POSTED 21 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
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