Beijing's huge new airport, Daxing International Airport (IATA code: PKX), has now opened to passenger flights. Nicknamed "starfish" after the terminal's distinctive shape, Daxing International Airport has the largest terminal building in the world. There are four runways and construction of the airport took five years. The airport is designed to handle 72 million passengers … [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 membership and the Virgin Lounge.
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 1,200 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty is that you can use the lounge … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia's new international lounge at Brisbane Airport has finally opened, almost a year behind schedule. "My Lounge - Home of Virgin Australia", as it's called, opened its doors to its first guests on Saturday, 31 August 2019. Operated by No1 Lounges, My Lounge in Brisbane offers barista coffee, an "extensive grazing menu" and a bar service with beer, wine and a … [Read more...]
At the beginning of August, Singapore Airlines started its much-anticipated lounge refurbishments at its home base of Singapore Changi Airport. While the Singapore Airlines lounges are being refurbished, the airline has opened a temporary, alternative KrisFlyer Gold lounge. The entire lounge renovation project at Changi Airport is expected to be completed by mid-2021. Work … [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...]