A Review of the Accra (ACC) Aviance Lounge

A Review of the Accra (ACC) Aviance Lounge

Overall Rating: 5/10 An airport run lounge at Accra Airport. Accessed on this occasion with a BA flight and a OneWorld Sapphire Card. Food: A very limited selection of snacks and sandwiches. Drinks: A limited selection of self service alcoholic drinks and bottled soft drinks. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Very few plug sockets. Views and Comfort: Comfortable but dated chairs. No windows or views.

A Review of the Brussels Airlines “Sunrise” Lounge, Brussels Airport Terminal T (BRU)

A Review of the Brussels Airlines “Sunrise” Lounge, Brussels Airport Terminal T (BRU)

Overall Rating: 5/10 A lounge run by Brussels Airlines exclusively for flights to Africa. Only open until midday. Visited early morning with a Brussels Airlines flight and a Star Alliance Gold Card. Food: A limited selection of cold breakfast items, primarily consisting of croissants, yoghurts and cold cuts. Drinks: A wide selection of self service alcoholic drinks and bottled soft drinks. Good coffee and fruit juices for breakfast. WiFi and Power: Moderately fast lounge WiFi, protected with a password. Very few…

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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 Air France Boston Logan Airport Lounge (BOS)

A Review of Air France Boston Logan Airport Lounge (BOS)

Overall Rating: 6/10 An airline run lounge that is open to lounge card holders too. Accessed on this occasion with a Lounge Club Card and a Norwegian Airlines Flight (coach). Food: A limited selection of hot and cold food. Two hot options (chicken wings etc) and a wider selection of salads and sandwiches. Drinks: A wide selection of self serve alcoholic drinks and bottled soft drinks. Self pour prosecco, wine and standard spirits. A good beer selection too. WiFi and…

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A Review of the Gulf Air Gold Lounge, Bahrain Airport (BAH)

A Review of the Gulf Air Gold Lounge, Bahrain Airport (BAH)

Overall Rating: 8/10 An airline run VIP lounge. Accessed on this occasion with a Gulf Air Gold card and a Gulf Air flight. Accessed in the morning and evening. Food: A wide selection of hot and cold food, including snacks and salads. Drinks: Soft drinks and water self serve. Beer, wine and spirits from a self service from a bar. WiFi and Power: Power at all seats in the lounge. Fast and reliable lounge wifi. Views and Comfort: Comfy, modern…

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A Review of the Dhaka Airport Bangala Lounge (DAC)

A Review of the Dhaka Airport Bangala Lounge (DAC)

Overall Rating: 5/10 Airport run VIP lounge. Accessed on this occasion with a Gulf Air Gold card and a Gulf Air flight. Located on the upper level of the airport. Accessed in the morning. Food: A decent selection of warm food and cold snacks. Drinks: Soft drinks and water only available. No alcoholic drinks. WiFi and Power: Power at a few seats in the lounge. Fast and fairly reliable free lounge wifi. Views and Comfort: No views from the lounge….

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A Review of London Heathrow T4 Gulf Air Lounge (LHR)

A Review of London Heathrow T4 Gulf Air Lounge (LHR)

Overall Rating: 8/10 A lounge run by Gulf Air. Accessed on this occasion with a Gulf Air Gold card and a Gulf Air flight. A superb lounge with great food and drinks, and superb views over the apron and runways Accessed in the evening. Food: A very wide selection of hot and cold food, salads and snacks. Drinks: Soft drinks and water available self serve. Beer, wine and spirits from a bar with service. Great selection of drinks. WiFi and…

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A Review of the Bologna Airport (BLQ) Marconi Lounge

A Review of the Bologna Airport (BLQ) Marconi Lounge

Overall Rating: 3/10 Airport run VIP lounge. Accessed on this occasion with a Oneworld Sapphire card and a British Airways flight. The lounge is located landslide, and has the unusual feature of an internal security lane (between the lounge and airside). Accessed in the evening. Food: A very limited selection of cold food – mainly sandwiches and rice/pasta nibbles. Drinks: Soft drinks and water self serve. Beer and wine (no spirits) from a bar. WiFi and Power: Power at a…

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A Review of the Swissport Business Lounge, Athens Airport (ATH) – A, Non-Schengen

A Review of the Swissport Business Lounge, Athens Airport (ATH) – A, Non-Schengen

Overall Rating: 4/10 Accessed on this occasion with a Star Alliance Gold card and an Aegean Airways International connecting flight.  This lounge is a 15 minute walk from the B gates (leave security, pass passport control and then go through security again). This lounge serves the B gates only. Accessed in the evening. Food: A limited selection of cold food – mainly sandwiches. Drinks: Soft drinks, beers and wine. No spirits. Coffee from a machine. WiFi and Power: Power at…

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A Review of the Lufthansa Business Lounge, Athens Airport (ATH) – B, Shengen

A Review of the Lufthansa Business Lounge, Athens Airport (ATH) – B, Shengen

Overall Rating: 8/10 Accessed on this occasion with a Star Alliance Gold card and an Aegean Airways International connecting flight.  The other option for Star Alliance Gold members is the inferior Aegean Airlines Lounge nextdoor (see separate review). This lounge is a 15 minute walk from the A gates (leave security, pass passport control and then go through security again). Accessed in the evening. Food: A good selection of hot and cold food. Soups, sautéed vegetables, chicken, purée pumpkin, salads…

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