A Review of the SAS International Lounge, Oslo (OSL)

A Review of the SAS International Lounge, Oslo (OSL)

Overall Rating: 6/10 An airline run lounge at Oslo Airport. A key hub for SAS. Food: A fairly varied selection of cold Scandinavian foods (salads, cracker breads etc) and a couple of hot items (meat balls, soup). Drinks: Free pour beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. A coffee bar/cafe for fresh coffees. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. View and Comfort: Homely yet modern feel to the lounge, and the standard smart Scandinavian style.

A Review of the SAS Domestic Lounge, Oslo (OSL)

A Review of the SAS Domestic Lounge, Oslo (OSL)

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airline run lounge at Oslo Airport. A key hub for SAS. Food: A very limited selection of breads, soup and cracker. Drinks: Free pour beers, wines and soft drinks. A coffee bar/cafe for fresh coffees. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. View and Comfort: Homely feel to the lounge, and the standard smart Scandinavian style. Interesting that this lounge includes a fully stocked gym.

A Review of the British Airways Edinburgh Lounge (EDI)

A Review of the British Airways Edinburgh Lounge (EDI)

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airline run lounge at Edinburgh Airport. Food: A very limited selection of sandwiches and a soup. Drinks: Free pour beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks from the standard BA selection. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. View and Comfort: Recently decorated, contemporary and comfy chairs and tables with ample power sockets. Lots of windows looking over the airport drop off area and car park.

A Review of the Cathay Pacific lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

A Review of the Cathay Pacific lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

Overall Rating: 9/10 An airline run lounge at Heathrow T3. One of four lounge options at T3 for OneWorld Sapphire card holders, and the most disappointing (BA, Qantas and American Airlines are the other options). Food: A varied and tasty lunchtime buffet, as well as food made to order at the noodle bar: Drinks: Waiter served bar with a wide range of drinks, from champagne to beers. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Views and…

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A Review of American Airlines Lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

A Review of American Airlines Lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airline run lounge at Heathrow T3. One of four lounge options at T3 for OneWorld Sapphire card holders (BA, Cathay Pacific and Qantas are the other options). Food: A lunchtime buffet of fairly low quality food was available, along with crisps etc. Drinks: Open area with alcoholic and soft drinks. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Views and Comfort: Pretty old and functional decor, and very busy. Limited views over the…

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A Review of the Qantas Business Lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

A Review of the Qantas Business Lounge, London Heathrow T3 (LHR)

Overall Rating: 4/10 An airline run lounge at Heathrow T3. One of four lounge options at T3 for OneWorld Sapphire card holders, and the most disappointing in my opinion (BA, Cathay Pacific and American Airlines are the other options). Food: A limited lunchtime buffet with a couple of hot options and some sandwiches. Drinks: Waiter served bar with a range of speciality gins. Ridiculous system where waiter takes order at the bar, and then has to go downstairs to make…

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A Review of the BA Business Lounge, Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)

A Review of the BA Business Lounge, Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)

Overall Rating: 7/10 An airline run lounge near Seattle airport gate S10 (satellite). Food: A small selection of cold sandwiches, snacks/crisps and soup. Drinks: A full service complimentary bar within lounge with cocktails, beers, wines and spirits (no self serve due to state laws). WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Views and Comfort: Old and tatty, but comfortable chairs. Views over the roof of the terminal and then on to the apron.

A Review of the Kigali International Pearl Lounge (KGL)

A Review of the Kigali International Pearl Lounge (KGL)

Overall Rating: 6/10 An airport run contract lounge, open to business, airline status and paid entry.  Food: A surprisingly wide selection of hot and cold food. Buffet style hot food, along with canapé style hot snacks (fish fingers etc). Drinks: A wide selection of beers, wines and soft drinks for self service. Spirits were available for additional payment. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Views and Comfort: Comfortable, modern chairs with side tables. No…

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A Review of the TAP Premium Lounge, Lisbon Airport (LIS)

A Review of the TAP Premium Lounge, Lisbon Airport (LIS)

Overall Rating: 6/10 A lounge run by TAP Portugal for TAP Portugal and Star Alliance Gold / Business passengers at Lisbon Airport. Not open to other card holders. Visited early morning with a TAP Portugal flight and a Star Alliance Gold Card (Why is it TAP “Portugal”, since the P stands for Portugal?). Food: A limited selection of hot and cold breakfast. Scrambled egg, sausages and bacon for hot food. Pastries, cereal and cold cuts for cold options. Drinks: A…

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A Review of the Krakow Airport Non-Shengen Business Lounge (KRK)

A Review of the Krakow Airport Non-Shengen Business Lounge (KRK)

Overall Rating: 4/10 An airport run lounge accessed on this occasion with a BA flight and a OneWorld Sapphire Card (LATAM Airlines). Food: A poor selection consisting of crops, salad, cheese and processed meat. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks, wines, spirits and standard Polish beers. WiFi and Power: Fairly fast Lounge WiFi with a password. Views and Comfort: A small space, one room really. Very few/no spare seats when we arrived, and could easily hear conversations of other guests. Everything was…

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