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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A Review of the American Airlines Flagship Lounge, Miami Conourse D (MIA)

A Review of the American Airlines Flagship Lounge, Miami Conourse D (MIA)

Overall Rating: 9/10 An airline run lounge accessed on this occasion with an American Airlines flight and a OneWorld Sapphire Card (LATAM Airlines). Food: An excellent selection of hot food, soups, salads and made to order sandwiches. One of the best selections I have experienced in a lounge: fresh, healthy and tasty food. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks, Cava, wines, spirits and craft beers. WiFi and Power: Fairly fast Lounge WiFi with a password. Views and Comfort: A huge, recently renovated…

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A Review of the SAS Gold Business Lounge, Copenhagen Airport (CPH)

A Review of the SAS Gold Business Lounge, Copenhagen Airport (CPH)

Overall Rating: 6/10 An airline run lounge accessed on this occasion with a SAS Ireland flight and a Star Alliance Gold Card (Turkish Airlines). Accessed at breakfast and separately mid-afternoon. Food: Breakfast: a very limited selection of cereal, bread, spreads and cold cuts. Afternoon: a selection of cold cuts (herring, ham, salad, potato salad etc) and breads. Drinks: Self serve soft drinks, Cava, draught Carlsberg and non alcoholic beer. A wide selection of standard and somewhat unusual Nordic spirits. WiFi and…

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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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