The UK, Finland and Sweden passports are the most powerful in the world, topping the list of passport-accessibility with eligibility to enter 173 countries without a visa or with visa-on-arrival.
They are closely followed by the US, Denmark, Germany and Luxembourg with passport holders able to access 172 countries.
Australia ranks highly on the list, with Aussies able to access
New York City’s metro airports will provide 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi to travellers by the end of this year.
The airports that will offer the Wi-Fi are John F. Kennedy International (JFK), Newark Liberty in New Jersey (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA). These airports are operated by New York City’s Port Authority.
After those 30 minutes, travellers need to pay
Australian airline travellers could be using their electronic gadgets from take-off to touchdown by the end of this year if proposals to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) are approved.
This week, CASA released guidelines allowing tablets, e-readers and smartphones to be used during take-off and landing stages of a flight when the devices are in flight mode.
World-first security features are being added to Australian passports in a bid to tighten our national security.
New ‘P series’ passports (following the M and N series that currently exist) are printed using the same technology as Australia’s bank notes.
One new security feature is a new “colour floating image,” which the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade claims is