The Australian government has announced increased airport security measures for domestic terminals across the country. As part of a spending package announced in this week's federal budget, major Australian domestic airports will receive full-body scanners like those at international terminals. The government also announced new funding for upgrading x-ray screening equipment … [Read more...]
Airports & Lounges
Airports & Lounges is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about various airports and their lounges including Qantas Club and the Virgin Lounge.
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If you fly a lot, it's easy to take airport lounges for granted. But this week an AFF member reminds us of how special they are for travellers that don't get to visit often. Nat Z recently visited an airport lounge for the first time and was amazed by just how nice it was. From the free food and drinks on offer, to the peace and quiet, it was a very pleasant escape from the … [Read more...]
Access to airport lounges is normally a perk of flying Business class or holding elite airline status. But even if you're not a frequent flyer, you can enjoy access to airport lounges around the world with a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass members have access to more than 1,000 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty of Priority Pass membership is that … [Read more...]
Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport may finally receive a rail link to the city! After countless reports, studies and broken promises from successive governments, it seems the Melbourne airport train project may finally come into fruition within the next decade. The federal government has committed up to $5 billion for construction of the Melbourne airport train link, although … [Read more...]
Qantas will shift its Manila flights from Terminal 1 to the more modern Terminal 3 from the end of August. Qantas' terminal change in Manila is just one of many scheduled for the end of August 2018 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Many other international airlines are also moving to Terminal 3, while domestic Cebu Pacific domestic flights will be moved from Terminal 3 … [Read more...]