IN BRIEF | The battle for world's best or at least blinged-out airport has gone up a notch, with Hong Kong to get the world's first IMAX theatre in an airport. Due to open by mid-year, the theatre will seat 358 travellers who've got a few hours to spare between flights for a fix of the...
POSTED 6 Mar, 2012 0 Comments
Cathay Pacific's flagship The Wing Business Class lounge at Hong Kong is once again open for business, with the upper Balcony level re-opening today after an extensive overhaul which began in late 2010. As with the lower level of The Wing Business Lounge, which received its own make-...
POSTED 31 Jan, 2012 6 Comments
Long transit time between connecting flights in Hong Kong? Fancy doing something other than sitting in the airport? Here's our guide for the best layovers in Hong Kong, depending on how much time you've got. Four hours or under You probably don't have enough time for a proper visit to the city,...
POSTED 26 Oct, 2011 3 Comments
Cathay Pacific is planning new lounges for Hong Kong International Airport to match its forecasts for an increase in business travel. The airline already has the award-winning and highly-regarded Wing and Pier lounges, the slick new Cabin and even an ancillary Gate 16 lounge – but those wo...
POSTED 28 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
Whether your flight is arriving late at night or you’re got an early morning wheels-up, the convenience of an airport hotel lets you spend less time rushing and more time relaxing. Here's are five of the world’s top airport hotels for the frequent flyer set. Regal Airport Hotel, Hong...
POSTED 6 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
One of the best features of the award-winning Hong Kong International Airport is the Airport Express train, which barrels from the airport to the city’s Kowloon and Central districts in 25 minutes. Here are our top tips to make your journey even smoother. Buy a single ticket at the t...
POSTED 23 Jun, 2011 5 Comments
Visitors to Hong Kong International Airport can now enjoy the first fruits of Cathay Pacific's renovation of its flagship lounge The Wing. The lower level of the lounge, which is located on the spur of Hong Kong Airport's South Concourse adjacent to gates 1-4, has re-opened following the co...
POSTED 6 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
A leaked set of confidential reports from Airports Council International -- the insider trade association for airports -- has ranked Heathrow airport in 99th place among the world's 146 main airports, reportedly behind the airport in Kolkata (Calcutta). The secret surveys, obtained by The Times ...
POSTED 31 Mar, 2011 0 Comments
Authorities in Australia and around the world are advising against non-essential travel to Japan. The situation for essential travel is confusing, though, with Tokyo's main airports congested and difficult to access. We've got the lowdown on the current situation, and we've put together sug...
POSTED 15 Mar, 2011 0 Comments
Asia’s supersized yet streamlined airports made a clean sweep of the world’s top airports awards, with Seoul’s Incheon airport crowned Best Airport Worldwide for the sixth year in a row. The Airports Council International, which represents the world’s airports, polle...
POSTED 24 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
Cathay Pacific’s flagship lounge at Hong Kong International Airport is taking on a slick new look. After months of renovation work The Wing will soon start a phased section-by-section reopening which will gradually reveal new facilities in both the business and first class areas. One of t...
POSTED 15 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
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