Airport curfews restrict night-time airline operations and can cause havoc for passengers if there is a delay. But what are they, which airports have them and how do curfews affect airline passengers? What are curfews? Airport curfews place restrictions on aircraft movements during certain hours - usually late at night and early in the morning. Planes are not allowed to take … [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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In Australia, airport lounge access for under 18s travelling alone is not permitted. This is due to liquor licensing regulations, as self-serve alcohol is available in most lounges. Passengers under 18 can still purchase a Business class ticket or attain frequent flyer status - which comes with the advertised benefit of lounge access. Nonetheless, the Qantas Club terms & … [Read more...]
Qantas will shift its operations to Terminal 8 at New York's John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport from 3 April 2018. Terminal 8 at JFK Airport is home to Qantas' partner American Airlines. Qantas' daily service from New York to Los Angeles (with onward connections to Australia) currently departs from Terminal 7 at JFK Airport. This terminal is shared with Qantas' … [Read more...]
Qantas' underwhelming, overcrowded Business Lounge at Sydney Airport is finally set to receive a refresh. The Qantas Sydney international Business Lounge is one of the busiest in the airline's international network. But for the past several years it has been somewhat neglected. The refurbishments will commence in the second half of 2018. Qantas expects the renovations to be … [Read more...]
Would you like to enjoy Qantas' airport lounges, but don’t fly enough to earn Gold status? The answer is to purchase a Qantas Club membership. This provides access to domestic Qantas Club and international Business class lounges when flying with Qantas or Jetstar. Instead of waiting in the busy airport terminal, you'll enjoy the comfort and privacy of the lounge along with … [Read more...]