Weekly Round-Up: SYD Airport


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This weeks photo is one for the #AVGeeks out there!  The ‘Queen of the Skies’ a British Airways B747 taxiing to the backdrop of Sydney, Australia, for the long trip home.  What makes this one even more memorable is it was taken from the Qantas First Class Lounge, which is considered one of the best in the world, and despite all the amazing food and drink available, I spent most of my time admiring the skyline and watching the jets go by!

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On The Site This Week


As most carriers relax their roaming rates and packages, especially in Europe, some might be tempted to risk it, but with modern-day phones and tablets consuming data faster, it might be worth looking at other options!….. Read More.


I know no one will look as cool and comfortable instructing their phone to read out their schedule as Dwayne Johnson does, but as the travel season is upon us these assistants could be worth remembering…..Read More.


At least once a week, I see a Facebook status asking for someone to be contacted there as they have lost their phone.  So for the sake of protecting the one thing most of us cannot live without, why not consider a travel handset?….. Read More.


Everyone has a different tactic or method for entertaining their children once airside at the airport.  With queues and wait times increasing it is understandable for many kids to become restless, but this summer London Heathrow has launched a free Augmented Reality (AR) App that the whole family can play up until boarding….. Read More.

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Tom Payne
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