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A Review of British Airways Aberdeen Lounge (ABZ)

A Review of British Airways Aberdeen Lounge (ABZ)

Overall Rating: 8/10

An airport run lounge at Aberdeen airport. Accessed on this occasion on a BA flight with a OneWorld Card.

Food:

A limited selection of salads, sandwiches etc. Tasty and filling vegetable soup on offer.

Drinks:

Self serve beers, wines and spirits. Some high end spirits on offer, especially Whisky.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. A few power sockets.

View and Comfort:

Outstanding views of the apron and runway. Lots going on at the airport. Comfortable chairs with lots of plug sockets. Bright and airy.

A Review of the Dan+ Lounge, Tel Aviv Airport

A Review of the Dan+ Lounge, Tel Aviv Airport

Overall Rating: 6/10

An airport run lounge at Tel Aviv airport. Accessed on this occasion on a BA flight with a OneWorld Card.

Food:

A limited selection of salads, sandwiches etc.

Drinks:

Self serve beers, wines and spirits.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. A few power sockets.

View and Comfort:

No views of the apron because the curtains were all pulled. Very crowded and difficult to find a seat. A small space split over two rooms.

A Review of the Aurora Business Lounge, Stockholm Arlanda T2 (ARN)

A Review of the Aurora Business Lounge, Stockholm Arlanda T2 (ARN)

Overall Rating: 5/10

An airport run lounge at Arlanda airport. Accessed on this occasion on a BA flight with a OneWorld Sapphire membership.

Food:

A decent selection of Swedish inspired hot and cold foods (meatballs, cracker breads etc).

Drinks:

A soda fountain, wines and beers on tap. A small selection of spirits.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. A few power sockets.

View and Comfort:

No views over the apron, just into the terminal. Very whacky internal decor, with no clear theme. Comfortable, nonetheless.

A Review of the “Mindalbar Sky Lounge” Yangon Airport (RGN) – International

A Review of the “Mindalbar Sky Lounge” Yangon Airport (RGN) – International

Overall Rating: 6/10

An airport run lounge at Yangon airport. Accessed on this occasion on an Air China flight with a Star Alliance Gold Card.

Food:

A fairly varied hot buffet of western and Asian dishes.

Drinks:

Waiter serviced bar with local beers, wines and standard spirits.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. A few power sockets.

View and Comfort:

Great views over the apron and runway. Modern chairs. However, there was an insect problem, and my travel companion got bitten by several mosquitos.

A Review of the Bangkok Airways Lounge, Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)

A Review of the Bangkok Airways Lounge, Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)

Overall Rating: 3/10

An airline run lounge at Chiang Mai airport. The lounge is landside, and serves both international and domestic flights. There used to be a dedicated International lounge airside, but this is closed.

The airline is “boutique”, and all passengers have access.

Food:

A very limited selection of popcorn, small sandwiches and snacks.

Drinks:

Fruit juices, coffee and tea.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. No power sockets.

View and Comfort:

Frosted glass – no views.

A Review of the Cathay Pacific “The Pier” Business Lounge, Hong Kong T1 (HKG)

A Review of the Cathay Pacific “The Pier” Business Lounge, Hong Kong T1 (HKG)

Overall Rating: 9/10

An airline run lounge at Hong Kong Airport. The main hub for Cathay Pacific, and one of several Cathay Pacific lounges in Hong Kong.

Food:

A food hall with buffet food, including pasta and pizza.

A noodle bar with delicious made-to-order noodle dishes.

Drinks:

Free pour local craft beers and soft drinks. A full service bar with champagne, wines and spirits.

An awesome “tea house” with a variety of specialty teas.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Power sockets at almost every seat.

View and Comfort:

Huge glass windows with a stunning view over the apron. Contemporary Japanese decor.

A Review of the Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong T1 (HKG)

A Review of the Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong T1 (HKG)

Overall Rating: 6/10

An airline run lounge at Hong Kong Airport. The OneWorld recommended lounge for passengers traveling with AA, BA and Qantas.

Food:

A varied buffet of hot and cold food. Curries, vegetables, rice and pasta available. A decent salad bar too.

Drinks:

A well stocked waiter-server bar with local and craft Australian beers and some fairly average wines.

WiFi and Power:

Fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Very few charging points.

View and Comfort:

Huge glass windows with a stunning view over the apron. Recently renovated, with a contemporary, bright feel. Nice finishing touches to the lighting, etc.

I personally preferred the renowned Cathay Pacific “The Pier” Lounge, though it is a long walk away.

A Review of the Asiana Business Lounge, Seoul-Incheon Airport (ICN)

A Review of the Asiana Business Lounge, Seoul-Incheon Airport (ICN)

Overall Rating: 7/10

An airline run lounge at Seoul Airport. The main hub for the airline.

Food:

A tasty buffet of hot and cold food. Meats, vegetables, rice and pasta available. A large salad bar.

Drinks:

Free pour beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Professional coffee machines. A nice craft beer on tap in the afternoon.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password.

View and Comfort:

Huge glass windows with a stunning view over the apron. Recently renovated, with a contemporary, bright feel. Nice finishing touches to the lighting, etc.

A Review of the Fukuoka International Business Lounge, Fukuoka Airport (FUK)

A Review of the Fukuoka International Business Lounge, Fukuoka Airport (FUK)

Overall Rating: 6/10

An airport run lounge at Fukuoka Airport International Terminal.

Food:

A decent selection of breakfast items, if some are slightly odd! Omelette, meatballs, beef curry, salmon and yakisoba noodles were on in the morning.

Drinks:

Free pour beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Professional coffee machines. There was a beer pouring robot!

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password.

View and Comfort:

No windows. Modern, sterile feel, with comfy chairs and a lot of space. Plugs sockets at every seat.

A Review of the British Airways Galleries Lounge, Gatwick Airport (LGW)

A Review of the British Airways Galleries Lounge, Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Overall Rating: 8/10

An airline run lounge at Gatwick Airport. Newly renovated and relaunched in 2017.

Food:

A decent selection of breakfast items, including hot bacon rolls, cereals and pastries.

Drinks:

Free pour beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Professional coffee machines.

WiFi and Power:

Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password.

View and Comfort:

Huge glass windows with a stunning view over the apron. Recently renovated, with a contemporary, bright feel. Nice finishing touches to the lighting, etc.