A Review of the Aegean Airlines Lounge, Thessaloniki (SKG)

A Review of the Aegean Airlines Lounge, Thessaloniki (SKG)

Overall Rating: 7/10 An airline run lounge accessed on this occasion with an Olympic Airlines flight and a Star Alliance Gold Card (Turkish Airlines). Food: Sandwiches, salads, rice, cold cuts, bread and soup. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks and beer. A wide selection of standard and unusual spirits. WiFi and Power: Fairly fast Lounge WiFi with a password. Views and Comfort: Very modern lounge with views over the apron. Boarding directly from the lounge, which worked out very well. Comfy chairs…

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A Review of the “Premium Lounge”, Denpasar Bali Airport (DPS) International Terminal

A Review of the “Premium Lounge”, Denpasar Bali Airport (DPS) International Terminal

Overall Rating: 5/10 An contract Lounge, accessed on this occasion with a Malaysia Airlines flight and a LATAM Sapphire Card. Food: Sandwiches, salads, rice, fried fish and vegetables. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks and beer, and a bar with wine and spirits. WiFi and Power: Fairly fast Lounge WiFi with a password. Views and Comfort: Lounge is inside Terminal, with no views outside. Somewhat dated furniture in an eclectic range of styles…

A Review of the Malaysia Airlines CIP Lounge, Kuala Lumpur Satellite M (KUL)

A Review of the Malaysia Airlines CIP Lounge, Kuala Lumpur Satellite M (KUL)

Overall Rating: 4/10 A temporary lounge while the Malaysia Airlines Satellite lounge is renovated. Accessed on this occasion with a Royal Air Brunei (Malaysia Airlines ticket stock) flight and a LATAM Sapphire Card. This the flagship Malaysia Airlines Lounge is at the main terminal. Food: Two hot options (pasta), dumplings and soup. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks and waiter ordered alcoholic drinks. WiFi and Power: Fast Lounge WiFi with a password. Views and Comfort: Good views from the lounge over the…

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A Review of the Malaysia Airlines Business Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 4

A Review of the Malaysia Airlines Business Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 4

Overall Rating: 7/10 An lounge operated by Malaysia Airlines. Accessed on this occasion with a OneWorld LATAM Sapphire Card and a Malaysia Airlines Flight. One of two lounges at this location, the other being the Malaysia Airlines First Class Lounge (First and OneWorld Emerald). Food: A broad selection of hot and cold food. Noodle curry, vegetables, peanut sauce, soup and salads/sandwiches. Drinks: A waiter served bar with a standard array of alcoholic and soft drinks, including Prosecco. Soft drink and water…

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A Review of the Middle East Airlines (MEA) “Cedar” Lounge, Beirut Airport (BEY)

A Review of the Middle East Airlines (MEA) “Cedar” Lounge, Beirut Airport (BEY)

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airline run lounge operated by MEA. Accessed on this occasion with a SkyTeam Elite Plus Card and a MEA Flight. Also used by a number of other airlines, primarily SkyTeam members. This the main MEA lounge (“Cedar Lounge”). Crowded, noisy and claustrophobic atmosphere, albeit with a better food selection than the “Beirut Lounge” annex down the hallway (also operated by MEA). Food: Pastries, pasta, vegetables, chicken, salad etc from a hot buffet. Very busy! Drinks: A waiter…

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A Review of the Middle East Airlines (MEA) “Beirut” Lounge, Beirut Airport (BEY)

A Review of the Middle East Airlines (MEA) “Beirut” Lounge, Beirut Airport (BEY)

Overall Rating: 6/10 An airline run lounge operated by MEA. Accessed on this occasion with a SkyTeam Elite Plus Card and a MEA Flight. Also used by a number of other airlines, primarily SkyTeam members. This is the “Annex” to the main lounge (“Cedar Lounge”) a few hundred meters away. A much calmer atmosphere with comfy chairs and great views over the apron, though much more limited food and drinks selection. Food: A limited selection of cold pastries, peanuts and grapes….

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A Review of the No.1 Airport Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3 (LHR)

A Review of the No.1 Airport Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3 (LHR)

Overall Rating: 3/10 A contract lounge operated by an Airport Lounge chain. Accessed on this occasion with a SkyTeam Elite Plus Card and a MEA Flight. Also used by a number of other airlines and open to those with Priority Pass etc. Food: A very disappointing selection of salad and soup, with a few cakes. Can order one (very small) hot item per visit. Drinks: Alcoholic drinks served from a bar. A good selection of spirits, wines and beers. Lots of…

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A Review was of the Dublin Airport Terminal 1 (DUB) DAA Executive Lounge

A Review was of the Dublin Airport Terminal 1 (DUB) DAA Executive Lounge

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airport run lounge at Dublin Airport Terminal 1. Accessed on this occasion with a British Airways flight with a LATAM Platinum (OW Sapphire) Card. Food: A reasonable selection of salads, soup and bread rolls. Drinks: Alcoholic drinks served from a bar. A good selection of spirits, wines and beers. Lots of standard brands and a few local ones (Gin, beer, whiskey etc). WiFi and Power: Fast, free WiFi provided by the Airport. Views and Comfort: Modern, bright…

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A Review of the Karibou Business VIP Lounge, Moroni, Comoros Airport (HAH)

A Review of the Karibou Business VIP Lounge, Moroni, Comoros Airport (HAH)

Overall Rating: 1/10 An airport run lounge at Moroni Airport. Accessed on this occasion with a Ethiopian Airlines flight and a Turkish Airlines Gold Card. We had all sorts of hassle accessing the lounge in the first place, despite being eligible. Took about 20 minutes to solve and a lot of to-and-fro between the Ethiopian Airlines check in and the lounge. First did not recognise the star alliance Gold Card, and then said I was not allowed a guest. Stringent food…

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A Review of the Air Madagascar International Lounge, Antananarivo Airport (TNR)

A Review of the Air Madagascar International Lounge, Antananarivo Airport (TNR)

Overall Rating: 4/10 An airline run lounge at Antananarivo Airport. Accessed on this occasion with an Air Madagascar Business class ticket. Food: No food other than a bowl of peanuts. Drinks: A decent selection of waiter served alcoholic drinks and bottled soft drinks. Local spirits, standard imported spirits and 2-3 local beers. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. A few plug sockets. Views and Comfort: Comfortable but dated sofas. No windows or views. Quite dark.