Lounge Review

  • Review: Qantas Business Class Lounge Singapore (SIN)

    Qantas Business Class Lounge Singapore The Qantas Singapore Lounge opened in 2013, replacing the old First and Business Class lounge – shared with British Airways. Whereas Qantas took over the Business Class facility, the First Class section later became the British Airways Lounge. Much like the Qantas Lounge Hong Kong, the Singapore lounge was designed…

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  • Review: Qantas First Class Lounge Singapore (SIN)

    Qantas First Class Lounge Singapore Opened in 2019, the Qantas First Class Lounge is the newest addition to the steady collection of oneworld lounges at Singapore Changi Airport. The David Caon-designed lounge is the only First Class facility at the airport, outside Singapore Airlines’ three First Class lounges. It is also one of the two…

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  • Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore (SIN)

    Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore Singapore Changi Airport is home to a diverse collection of oneworld Lounges, ensuring that oneworld flyers are spoilt for choice when departing the airport. Opened in 2017, The Cathay Pacific Lounge in Terminal 4 is the odd one out, where the remaining four are comfortably located close to each other in…

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  • Review: Cathay Pacific The Pier, First (HKG)

    The Pier First Class Lounge The Pier, First Class is one of the five lounges operated by Cathay Pacific at its home, Hong Kong International Airport. Specifically, it is one of the two top-tier Cathay Pacific lounges in Hong Kong, the other being The Wing, First. While both are First Class lounges, the two feature…

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  • Review: Qantas Lounge Hong Kong (HKG)

    Qantas Lounge Hong Kong Opened in 2014, the Qantas Lounge Hong Kong is one of the airline’s few remaining lounges in the Asia Pacific region. The 2,000 square metre lounge is designed by SUMU Design and David Caon, the latter of whom has been behind the airline’s latest design language. While it was supposed to…

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  • Review: JAL First Class Lounge Tokyo (NRT)

    JAL First Class Lounge The JAL First Class Lounges are the airline’s most exclusive lounge category, reserved for its First Class passengers and highest-grade frequent flyers. Despite its apparent exclusivity, the lounge actually welcomes many passengers each day, owing to Japan Airlines’ massive pool of frequent flyers. In the past, Narita had two JAL First…

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  • Review: Oneworld Lounge Los Angeles (LAX)

    oneworld Lounge Los Angeles Opened in 2014, the oneworld Lounge Los Angeles is the chief Business Class lounge for oneworld carriers departing the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Despite its name, the lounge is not operated or managed by the oneworld alliance, unlike the newly opened oneworld Lounge in Seoul. Instead, it is jointly operated by…

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  • Review: Qantas First Class Lounge (LAX)

    Qantas First Class Lounge Los Angeles The Qantas First Class Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport is often considered the best lounge in the United States and possibly North America. Opened in December 2014, the Marc Newsom-designed lounge is one of the most exclusive lounges at LAX, barring the PS Private Terminal. It is also…

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  • Review: Alaska Lounge Concourse D (SEA)

    Alaska Lounge Concourse D Opened in June 2023 after an extensive renovation, the Alaska Lounge at Concourse D is the airline’s latest offering at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. After checking out the Alaska Lounge in the North Satellite, I decided to head to this lounge, which is closer to the gate for my American Eagle flight.…

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  • Review: Alaska Lounge North Satellite (SEA)

    At the far end of the seating area is a row of chaise lounge chairs facing the window. Each padded chair has a console table with a lamp, under which you’ll find a power outlet. Although the windows boast a very nice view of the airport’s main terminal, these chairs are too low for you…

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