Airport Lounges Posts

Airport Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club, San Francisco

Now that I'm all caught up on trip reports, it's time to turn my attention back to other posts in the hopper that I've been putting off.  Or in this case, more like forgotten.  I was in San Francisco almost exactly one year ago for US Airways' final flight, a redeye from SFO to ...

Lounge Review: Thai Royal Orchid Lounge at Hong Kong

The Thai Royal Orchid Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is located airside in the main departure hall of terminal 1, near gate 40. From the Duty Free shopping area of the departure level (6th floor), take the elevator up to the mezzanine level (7th floor) and follow the signs ...

Lounge Review: United Club at Hong Kong HKG

The United Club at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is located in the northwest concourse of terminal 1, near gate 60. From the Duty Free shopping area of the main departure level (6th floor), take the elevator to the mezzanine level (7th floor) and follow the signs for the airline lounges. The ...
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Lounge Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at SFO

The Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at San Francisco (SFO) is located airside in the international departure terminal, Area G. As you clear security, make your first right towards the United Club and go down the long hallway. The SilverKris lounge will be on your left hand side about halfway ...
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United Club Pass Giveaway

I have 2 United Club One-time passes to give away.  Sorry for the short notice.  I actually forgot I had these, and with no need to use them before they expire, I wanted to share with my readers.  These are only good for a few more weeks, but still can be used after expiry, albeit ...
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The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow

One big reason for my excitement for flying on Virgin Atlantic is based on excellent reviews of the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, their flagship lounge at Heathrow.  It is regarded as among the best Business Class lounges in the world.  After our visit to the lounge, I can't really dispute ...
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First Look: Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington Dulles

Back in April, Pizza in Motion reported that Turkish Airlines would be opening a lounge at Washington Dulles. I am on my way home to Los Angeles this morning and was pleased to see lounge construction is progressing nicely.
The lounge will be in the former home of the Virgin/Emirates ...
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Lounge Review: Qantas Business Class Lounge at Perth

This review is for the Qantas Business Class Lounge located in Terminal 4 (domestic departures). Located near gate 13, the new Qantas Business Class Lounge is open from 4:15 AM (4:45 AM on Saturdays and Sundays) to the last Qantas departure. Opened last year, the Qantas Business Class Lounge is ...
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Our Trip Around the World Began with a Bus Ride

The name of this blog is Regional First, due to the fact that many of my trips begin with a regional jet.  That is less common in my travels than it used to be, but even for this trip with some pretty amazing products, the first leg of our big trip wasn't exactly luxurious.  It could have ...
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Lounge Review: Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi

The Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi is one of the most beautiful lounges I have ever visited. With a design inspired by their "Facets of Abu Dhabi" branding, Etihad's new flagship lounge epitomizes their re-imagined aesthetic with geometric design concepts, contrast materials and a ...
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Lounge Review: Etihad Lounge at New York JFK

The Etihad Lounge at JFK is just stunning. It is architecturally beautiful inside and out. The pre-flight dining service is a culinary delight and the attentive service is warm and friendly. This was my first time flying Etihad Airways and I’m so glad I routed through New York to try out this ...
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Japan Airlines First Class Lounge at Tokyo Narita

Made to order sushi, a sake bar, plus free massages are just some of the features of the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge at Narita.  Our trip in Japan was nearly over, but this nice lounge was a good way to relax before the flight back to the States.
 
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Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX

The Qantas oneworld Business Class Lounge at LAX is located airside on level five of the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The lounge is open from 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM daily. For those traveling on American Airlines, you are in luck. The new airside connector between terminal four and the Tom ...
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Is the new Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa the best in the world?

Is the new Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa the best lounge in the world?  Maybe not, but after having visited, in my opinion it is certainly in the conversation among the best lounges I have visited.
 
 
 
Dessert and drink display in Etihad First Class ...
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The Club Seatac Airport Concourse A Review

The Club at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in concourse A across from gate A11 offers reprieve from what can be a busy terminal below. The Club is one of two “The Club” at the airport and one of four Priority pass lounges located throughout the airport. The Club in concourse A ...

Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge Review

Qatar Airways' Al Mourjan Business Lounge in Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Qatar is beautiful and well-planned. The lounge is only open to Qatar Airways passengers traveling in Business Class where oneworld elites and elites traveling in economy are sent to a dumbed-down lounge ...
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Access Policy for Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa Abu Dhabi


25 JUNE 2016 UPDATE: Etihad is now allowing passengers into the first class lounge who arrive in first class but are connecting in business class.
Here is the bottom line--
Access to the Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa in Abu Dhabi is reserved for the following ...
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Etihad Airways First Class Lounge Video Review

Etihad Airways First Class Lounge opened on May 30th in Terminal 3 in the Abu Dhabi airport. The expansive new lounge is for Etihad's First class passengers, guests of the Residence on the A380, and certain Elite members from Etihad and Etihad partner airlines frequent flyer program who are ...
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OSL Lounge - Oslo Oneworld, Priority Pass, and Other Airline Lounge

The OSL Lounge at Oslo International Airport serves a plethora of airlines including British Airways, Air Berlin, Finnair, Qatar Airlines and nearly every other airline at Oslo which is not part of the Star Alliance, as Star Alliance airlines tend to utilize the SAS lounge at OSL. Despite the number ...
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