Departing on a flight from Sydney Airport, or on pick-up duty? You can now request flight updates via Facebook Messenger while on the move. It’s done by visiting the ‘flySYD’ Facebook page and sending through a private message containing your own flight number, or the flight nu...
POSTED 7 Dec, 2017 4 Comments
A penthouse bar, 'first class' and 'business class' guest rooms, a rooftop view of arriving and departing flights at nearby Sydney Airport, and even meeting rooms named Airbus and Boeing – Sydney's new Felix Hotel might just become the new hot spot for business travellers. Located at ...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2017 5 Comments
Sydney Airport is continuing its quest to take Terminal 2 from drab to fab – at least the airside portion of the terminal – with renovations designed to make T2 lighter, brighter and better for travellers. Portions of the terminal – primarily used by Virgin Australia and Jetsta...
POSTED 25 Sep, 2017 32 Comments
TRAVEL TIP | The next time you arrive at Sydney Airport's T3 domestic Qantas terminal only to face a long line at the security checkpoint, cast a glance to your far left for a time-saving shortcut. T3 has two security channels, you see: the main, centrally-located one which just about every...
POSTED 12 Sep, 2017 19 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
Biometrics could soon replace your passport when travelling internationally from Australia under ambitious plans tabled by Sydney Airport: doing away with manual inspection of passports and boarding passes in favour of facial recognition, allowing passengers to breeze through the terminal. Under...
POSTED 2 Aug, 2017 6 Comments
Sydney Airport's new Mantra Hotel is now rolling out the welcome mat to travellers. It's the third hotel within the formal airport precinct, and located at Ross Smith Avenue, near the T2/T3 domestic terminals. This puts it a 15 minute stroll from an inbound domestic flight if you're travell...
POSTED 21 Jul, 2017 3 Comments
American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders will no longer be able to skip the queues at passport control and security screening when flying internationally from Sydney Airport, with access to the Express Path lanes ending on July 31 2017. Although traditionally reserved for business cla...
POSTED 18 Jul, 2017 14 Comments
TALKING POINT | One side-effect of Star Alliance having a surprisingly large footprint in Australia – 11 member airlines, in all – is that many of our international airports boast several Star Alliance lounges. A case in point: both Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand operate loun...
POSTED 10 Jul, 2017 11 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
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