Skip to footer


Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

Important information about our Hong Kong - Sydney service

It is with regret that Virgin Atlantic has announced, its intention to withdraw operations between Sydney and Hong Kong from 05 May 2014, due to increasing costs and a challenging economic environment.

Read more about our Sydney route closure.

When to arrive for your flight

We recommend you get to the airport with plenty of time to spare – it’s a good way to avoid last-minute stress! As a rule of thumb:

- Virgin Atlantic flights: arrive at the airport at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.
- Partner airline flights: we recommend you check in three hours before your scheduled departure.

Check in options
You can check in for your flight and pick up your boarding pass using any one of the following options.

Online check in

Online check in

The best way to check in is online, where you can pick your seat and print your boarding card. Just go to Manage your flights, follow the easy steps and we’ll see you at the airport, where you can drop your bags at desk H9.

Mobile check in

Mobile check in

You can use our mobile site to check in wherever you are, anytime between 24 and 2 hours before your flight leaves.

Counter check in

Counter check in

If you’d like to check in at the airport, go to Zone H on the Departures Level of Terminal 1.You’ll find our friendly staff at desks 1-9, from three hours before take-off. 

Baggage information
Not sure how much to bring for your flight, or want details on restrictions? Check our Baggage information pages for full details.

Additional information to help you along the way
Special assistance
If you have any worries about health and mobility, you will find the information for your journey in the special assistance pages.

Family with children
Need a helping hand? We are here to help you along your way with your journey.

Visa and health requirements
Need help with getting into the country? The Visa and Health Requirements information will help you along with your journey.

Airport details:

Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport
Airport Drive
NSW 2020

Explore our airports

Related information you might find handy