Qantas will begin moving to self-service check-in and baggage drop facilities at Sydney Airport's T1 international terminal this week. The kiosks are similar to those already used by Qantas at Sydney's T3 terminal. Passengers can check-in for their flights, collect their boarding pass and head s...
POSTED 14 Mar, 2018 33 Comments
Transferring between Sydney Airport's international (T1) and domestic (T2, T3) terminals is a pain, but at least it's now a less expensive pain – indeed, the pain comes free. The airport has axed the $6 fare for its T-Bus service, which runs on a loop between the international and domestic...
POSTED 6 Mar, 2018 6 Comments
Nobody likes standing in line at the airport, but you don’t always have to be a frequent flyer or a business class passenger to skip the queues and fast-track your way to the lounge, a restaurant or bar, or the boarding gate. Whether you’re flying within Australia or overseas, here a...
POSTED 20 Feb, 2018 16 Comments
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
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