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Chinese New Year 2020 celebrations start 24 January
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Chinese New Year 2020 celebrations start 24 January

Chinese New Year 2020 falls on Saturday, 25 January. As they prepare to celebrate the Spring Festival, many Chinese businesses take an extended break, and that includes consulates. China Consulates around the country will be closed over the following dates: Brisbane – closed from Friday, January 24 to Thursday, January 30. Canberra – closed from […]
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New flight routes taking off in 2020
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New flight routes taking off in 2020

The start of a new year sees airlines introducing new flight routes. It’s good news for business travellers, with more direct services being added to make your next work trip easier. Brisbane to San Francisco Qantas will commence this new service on 9 February, 2020. The airline will operate three direct flights per week (Tuesday, […]
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Latest airport retreats for business travellers
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Latest airport retreats for business travellers

Airport lounges often aren’t the retreats for business travellers that they used to be. But they are still more desirable than spending hours at the gate. Here’s an update on where you can head to get some peace and pampering before boarding. Plaza Premium’s elevated experience Plaza Premium Lounge lets travellers enjoy pre-flight time in comfort, […]
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TSA PreCheck now available at US airports
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TSA PreCheck now available at US airports

Qantas customers enrolled in a US trusted traveller program are now able to utilise TSA PreCheck at US airports. TSA PreCheck is a US government program that allows travellers regarded as low risk by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a US Department of Homeland Security agency, to pass through expedited security screening at participating US airport locations. With TSA […]
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What’s taking off at Sydney Airport
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What’s taking off at Sydney Airport

Sydney airport is investing over $1 million dollars a day in key facilities and services. And it’s all going towards enhancing the customer experience. Here are some of the differences you might notice next time you check in… Call me “SYD” Grab your smartphone! Sydney airport now has a 53-metre Tasmanian Oak curved wall and […]
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Are smart airports already here?
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Are smart airports already here?

Smart airports sounds like a concept plucked from a sci-fi movie, but they are no longer a thing of the future. Progression towards airports that fully embrace technology and data opportunities has been painfully slow. But the debate over adopting new IT solutions has shifted. Airport management seem more willing to accept the economic advantages […]
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