• Photos: British Airways' new first class lounge at New York JFK

    British Airways' first class lounge at New York's JFK Airport is the poor cousin no longer, after an extensive make-over to the same 'new lounge look' as its siblings in Rome and Aberdeen. At some 60 per cent larger than its former self, the 510m² (5,480ft²) footprint is designed aro...

    POSTED 11 Oct, 2018 11 Comments

  • Five easy ways to reach Manhattan, New York City from JFK airport

    So you've booked your flights and taken care of your hotels – just one piece of the puzzle remains: reaching Manhattan from JFK airport, used by Qantas, American Airlines, United, and Virgin Australia’s partners Delta and Virgin America on one-stop journeys from Australia. The same a...

    POSTED 3 Mar, 2015 8 Comments

  • Airport Guide: New York John F Kennedy (JFK)

    Travelling to New York's John F Kennedy International Airport? We've put together the latest in our series of 'need-to-know' airport guides to speed you through one of the world's most confusing airports. The basics New York John F Kennedy (JFK) is one the busiest international airports in the ...

    POSTED 26 Jun, 2012 7 Comments

  • Qantas' Los Angeles-New York flight bumped up to a Boeing 747

    If you're heading between Los Angeles and New York on Qantas, don't be surprised to see a Boeing 747 at your gate instead of the smaller Airbus A330 the airline previously used. It's the first day that Qantas is flying its jumbos on the LAX to JFK "tag" flight for connecting passengers arriving ...

    POSTED 7 May, 2012 7 Comments

  • Inside Virgin Atlantic's funky Clubhouse lounge at New York JFK

    Who doesn't love an amazing airport lounge? Now there's another great one to add to your must-visit list, with the opening of the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at New York's JFK Airport. The Clubhouse is a trans-Atlantic business travel hotspot for Virgin America and Singapore Airlines as well, and ...

    POSTED 13 Mar, 2012 0 Comments

  • Hawaiian's New York flights: new one-stop option from AU to NYC

    Hawaiian Airlines is starting daily direct flights to New York next June, providing another one-stop option to NYC, via Honolulu, for Australians. That's good news for business travellers who dislike Los Angeles' LAX airport -- and especially its treatment of non-US passport holders. Hawaiian's...

    POSTED 18 Nov, 2011 6 Comments

  • Hurricane Irene: JFK, New York airports to re-open from noon Monday

    Looking for news on Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy, aka Hurricane Sandy or Superstorm Sandy? Click here for our report on what it meand for business travellers to the US. PREVIOUS | New York airports will re-open in a phased process from 6am Monday, with full flight operations from noon Monday...

    POSTED 29 Aug, 2011 0 Comments

  • Photo tour: Delta's new New York JFK Terminal 4

    US airline Delta is well under way with its plans for a new terminal at New York's JFK airport, which means that Australians connecting to Virgin Australia's partner airline in the USA can expect some changes. Delta's new terminal -- which is actually a bolt-on part of the existing international...

    POSTED 22 Jul, 2011 1 Comment

  • Unlocked iPhone 4 shopper's guide: Apple stores near US airports

    Travelling Australians looking for a deal on an unlocked iPhone 4 should consider picking one up when passing through the US, thanks to the strong Aussie dollar and Apple's AU price markup. If you're just connecting through the US, though, there are some airports where Apple Store...

    POSTED 12 Jul, 2011 1 Comment

  • Which airport is best in New York City, and how do you get there?

    Travellers to New York have three main airports to choose from: John F Kennedy (JFK) and La Guardia (LGA) in the Queens borough of NYC itself, and Newark (EWR) across the river from Manhattan in New Jersey. Qantas flies QF107 and QF108 between Los Angeles' LAX and New York's JFK Terminal 7, home...

    POSTED 8 Apr, 2011 2 Comments

  • China Airlines aims for Sydney-New York market with new JFK flights

    China Airlines is launching flights between Taipei and New York this month, and hoping to win a slice of the NYC-bound Australian market on the back of its existing flights from Sydney to Taipei. The airline -- based in Taiwan and not to be confused with Air China, the national flag carrier of t...

    POSTED 8 Apr, 2011 0 Comments

  • Skip Starbucks and coffee chains in New York with an iPhone app

    Finding great coffee in New York City is harder than you might think. That's where the New York's Best Coffee app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad comes in. If New York City is a new business travel destination for you, or if you're staying in an unfamiliar neighbourhood, you'd be forgiven for th...

    POSTED 29 Mar, 2011 0 Comments

  • Qantas to fly daily from Los Angeles to New York

    Qantas is bumping its LAX-NY connecting flight up to a daily service from 1 June 2011. The Red Roo-liveried Airbus A330-200, which carries the same QF107/108 flight numbers as the primary feeder flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, currently runs just six flights per week from Los Angeles t...

    POSTED 19 Jan, 2011 1 Comment

  • Northeastern US winter storm warning: free rebooking

    Update On Thursday afternoon (Australia time), American Airlines is the latest carrier offering free rebooking for its passengers in the Northeast USA likely to be affected by the storm.  United and Continental are allowing free flight rebookings in the US Northeast this weekend in advan...

    POSTED 6 Jan, 2011 0 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Cathay Pacific voted world's best airlines

    Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Cathay Pacific have been voted the world's best international airlines in the Zagat.com 2010 airline survey. The 8,000 frequent fliers who took part in the surve, and collectively made almost 140,000 flights in the past year, chose Singapore Airlines as having...

    POSTED 2 Dec, 2010 0 Comments

  • Jamaica to open 'Ian Fleming International Airport'

    New York's international airport (and the USA's busiest) is named after John F. Kennedy. Paris chose to honour French republican and president Charles de Gaulle. And Jamaica? It's set to open an international airport named for author Ian Fleming, who wrote all of the James Bond books on the tiny...

    POSTED 22 Nov, 2010 0 Comments

  • Emirates allies with JetBlue for single-ticket US travel

    Emirates and JetBlue have inked a deal allowing travellers to book a single ticket for journeys involving the two airlines, including single check-in and baggage transfer. The partnership means Australian travellers can now fly from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbaner and Perth to New York (via Dubai) ...

    POSTED 17 Nov, 2010 0 Comments

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