Airport lounge

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An airport lounge is a facility owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated in the case of an alliance). Many offer private meeting rooms, phone, wireless and Internet access and other business services, along with provisions to enhance comfort such as free drinks and snacks. At lounges, passengers also find more comfortable seating, quieter environments and better access to customer service representatives than in the airport terminal.[1]

Access to lounges[edit]

Access to airport lounges may be obtained in several ways. In Australia, Canada, and the United States, a common method to gain access is by purchasing an annual or a lifetime membership, while in Asia and Europe this is usually impossible. Membership fees are sometimes discounted for elite members of an airline's frequent flyer program, and may often be paid using miles. Certain high-end credit cards associated with an airline, such as the Delta Reserve Credit Card and the United MilagePlus Club card (formerly the Continental Presidential Plus card), include membership to the lounges for as long as one owns the card.[2]

Lounge access can also be attained with an airline status card which is common in Europe. The top frequent-flyer levels often offer access to any of an airline's lounges or partner airlines' lounges, when traveling in any class of travel on any of the partner airlines (usually it is required for the cardholder to be booked on one of the carrier's flights within the next 24 hours). Most airlines also usually offer free lounge access to anyone in their international or transcontinental premium cabins (first class or business class) on their days of travel.

Independent programs such as Priority Pass offer access to selected airline lounges for an annual fee, while Airport Angel, Red Dot Lounges and Go Simply offer prebookable access without need for membership. Premium credit and charge cards such as Diners Club International, American Express Platinum and Centurion Card charge cards, and the Morgan Stanley i24 Card,[3] offer lounge programs for members. As of 2008 the American Express Platinum (in some countries) and Centurion charge cards, Morgan Stanley i24 card and the RBS Black Card include Priority Pass membership. American Express also offers access to lounges belonging to partner airlines when flying with those airlines. Some banks like HSBC now offer a lounge access program for premium clients.

Generic lounges operated by private companies, such as Servisair, also exist. Inviting passengers from any airline, most only offer day passes, but some also offer yearly and lifetime memberships.[4]


A standard SAS business lounge at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Finland
The VIP lounge-2 of Zia International Airport, now known as Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Besides offering more comfortable seating, lounges usually provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks such as fruit, cheese, soup, pastries and breakfast items. In the United States and Canada nearly all domestic lounges offer an open bar for domestic beer, house wine and well liquor, with premium beverages such as imported beer, top-shelf liquor, high end wines and champagne available for purchase. In US states where open bars are prohibited by law, non-premium beverages may be sold at a token rate (e.g. $1 per drink).

Other amenities typically include flight information monitors, televisions, newspapers, magazines, and business centers with desks, internet workstations, telephones, photocopiers and fax service. Complimentary wi-fi for patrons is also common.

In Asia, Europe and the Middle East, lounges (especially those for first class passengers) can be quite luxurious, offering an extensive premium open bar, full hot and cold buffet meals, cigar rooms, spa and massage services, fitness centers, private cabanas, nap suites and showers.

First class lounges[edit]

JAL first class lounge "Diamond Premiere Lounge" at Tokyo International Airport, Japan

The lounges listed below are mostly considered business class lounges. For many airlines, a first class lounge will also be offered to international first class and top-tier passengers. First class lounges are usually more exclusive and will feature extra amenities over business class that are more in line with the European/Asian concept of an airport lounge. In the few cases where an amenity is offered only in the business class lounge, first class passengers are permitted to use the business lounge if they wish. In any case, anyone with first class lounge access almost automatically has access to the business class lounge–such as if a traveling companion is not in first class and cannot be brought into the first class lounge as a guest–though lounge agents may get confused when passengers choose to use a lesser amenity than they are entitled. In most cases, airlines will offer first class passengers a free pass to their standard airport club. Some airlines may also offer "arrival lounges" for passengers to shower, rest, and eat breakfast after coming out of an overnight long-haul international flight.

Further information[edit]

Malaysia Airlines' Golden Lounge at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia

Most major carriers have one or more lounges in their hubs and focus cities as well as in the major airports they serve. The major US airlines–American (Admirals Club), Delta (SkyClub), United (United Club) and US Airways (US Airways Club)–operate dozens of lounges, while smaller airlines like Alaska (Board Room) tend to only operate a handful of lounges in their hub and focus cities.

Many airlines outside North America and Australia do not sell lounge membership, reserving lounge access for elite frequent flyers and passengers in premium cabins. However, if one has a lounge membership in an airline in one of the three major airline alliances (Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance), they will sometimes have access in the lounges of the other members of that alliances. A Qantas Club membership provides access to British Airways and American Airlines lounges since all three carriers are members of Oneworld. A member of the United Club can also access lounges of Air Canada and Air New Zealand, as all are Star Alliance members. Sometimes even non-alliance members will have agreements to allow usage of each other's lounges. Although Alaska Airlines operates just five Board Rooms, its members have access to Delta SkyClubs (and vice versa). Board Room members cannot, however, access the lounges of other SkyTeam members, such as Aeroflot or Air France, which are accessible to SkyClub members. A similar arrangement also exists between Delta and Virgin Australia.

The American Airlines Admirals Club was the first airport lounge when it opened at New York's La Guardia airport in 1939. Then AA President C.R. Smith thought that it would be a great tool for VIP passengers.

Lounge systems and locations[edit]

Airline / Lounge operatorLounge nameLocations
Aegean AirlinesAegean Business LoungesAthens, Larnaca, Thessaloniki[5]
Aer LingusGold Circle LoungeBoston, Dublin, London–Heathrow[6]
Aeroflot Russian AirlinesAeroflot LoungeMoscow–Sheremetyevo (8)[7]
AeroMexicoSalones PremierCancún, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Culiacán, Guadalajara, Mérida, México City (2), Monterrey, Tijuana, Torreón[8]
Air AlgérieMarhaba loungeAlgiers, Annaba, Barcelona, Beijing–Capital, Cairo, Constantine, Dubai, London–Heathrow, Montréal–Trudeau, Oran, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly
AircalinSalon Hibiscus LoungeNouméa[9]
Air CanadaMaple Leaf Lounge
(Salon feuille d'érable)
Calgary, Edmonton, Frankfurt,[10] Halifax, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Montréal–Trudeau (3), New York–LaGuardia, Ottawa, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Regina, St. Johns, Toronto–Pearson (3), Vancouver (3), Winnipeg[11]
Arrivals Lounge
(Salon d'arrivée)
Air ChinaVIP LoungeBeijing–Capital
airBalticairBaltic Business loungeRiga
Air FranceSalon Air FranceBangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Berlin–Tegel, Bordeaux, Boston, Cayenne, Chicago–O'Hare, Douala, Dubai, Fort-de-France, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston–Intercontinental, Johannesburg, Lagos, Los Angeles, Lyon, Montréal–Trudeau, Munich, New York–JFK, Nouméa, Paris–Charles de Gaulle (6), Paris–Orly (3), Pointe-à-Pitre, Réunion, Rio de Janeiro–Galeão, San Francisco, São Paulo–Guarulhos, Stuttgart, Tokyo–Narita, Washington–Dulles, Zurich[13]
Salon Arrivée
(Arrivals lounge)
Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Salon La Première
(Premiere lounge)
Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air IndiaMaharaja LoungeChennai, London–Heathrow, Mumbai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, New York–JFK, Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Air New ZealandKoru Lounge
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Invercargill, Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Queenstown, Tauranga, Wellington[14][15]
Koru Lounge
Auckland, Brisbane, Christchurch, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Nadi, Rarotonga, Sydney, Wellington[16]
Airspace Lounge
(Pay-in Lounge)
Airspace LoungeBaltimore, Cleveland, New York–JFK, San Diego[17]
Alaska AirlinesBoard RoomAnchorage, Los Angeles, Portland OR, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma[18]
AlitaliaSale Freccia AlataCatania, Naples, Milan–Linate, New York–JFK, Rome–Fiumicino (5), Palermo, Turin, Venice[19]
Sale WelcomeMilan–Linate, Turin
All Nippon Airways (ANA)ANA LoungeOsaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita[20]
ANA Suite LoungeTokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita
ANA Arrivals LoungeTokyo–Narita
American AirlinesAdmirals ClubAtlanta, Austin, Boston, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Chicago–O'Hare (2), Dallas/Fort Worth (4), Denver, Honolulu, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles (2), Mexico City, Miami (2), Nashville, Newark, New York–JFK (2), New York–LaGuardia, Orange County, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Philadelphia, Raleigh/Durham, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan, Santiago, São Paulo–Guarulhos, St. Louis, Tokyo–Narita, Toronto–Pearson, Washington–Reagan[21]
Premium LoungeMiami
Flagship LoungeChicago–O'Hare, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, New York–JFK[22]
Arrivals LoungeLondon–Heathrow[23]
American ExpressCenturion Lounge
Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas[24]
Centurion Lounge
Buenos Aires, Delhi, Mexico City, São Paulo–Guarulhos[25]
VIP Lounge
(in partnership with Banco del Progreso)
Santo Domingo[26]
Asiana AirlinesOZ Club LoungeBusan, Daegu, Gwangju, Jeju, Seoul–Gimpo, Seoul–Incheon
AviancaVIP LoungeBogotá, Cali, Caracas, Barranquilla, Buenos Aires, Guayaquil, New York–JFK, Madrid, Medellin, Quito
Azerbaijan AirlinesVIP LoungeBaku
Bangkok AirwaysBoutique LoungeBangkok-Suvarnabhumi (2), Koh Samui, Sukhothai, Trat
Blue Ribbon ClubBangkok-Suvarnabhumi (2)
Biman Bangladesh AirlinesThe Maslin LoungeDhaka
Blue IslandsCustomer LoungeGuernsey, Jersey, Southampton
British AirwaysBritish Airways LoungeBangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Belfast-City, Cape Town, Glasgow, London–Heathrow (T1) (2), Singapore[27]
Concorde RoomLondon–Heathrow (T5A), New York–JFK[27]
Executive ClubAbuja, Houston–Intercontinental, Lagos, Nairobi, Rome–Fiumicino[27]
First LoungeBoston, Chicago–O'Hare, Houston–Intercontinental, London–Gatwick, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma[27]
Galleries ArrivalsLondon–Heathrow (T5A)[27]
Galleries ClubBrussels, Johannesburg, London–Heathrow (T3), London–Heathrow (T5A) (2), Milan–Linate, Munich, New York–JFK, Philadelphia, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver, Washington–Dulles[27]
Galleries FirstJohannesburg, London–Heathrow (T3), London–Heathrow (T5A), New York–JFK, Philadelphia, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver, Washington–Dulles[27]
Galleries LoungeAberdeen, Amsterdam, Dubai, Edinburgh, London–Heathrow (T5B), Mumbai, Newark[27]
Terraces LoungeAthens, Atlanta, Berlin–Tegel, Bermuda, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago–O'Hare, Geneva, Istanbul–Atatürk, Jersey, London–Gatwick, Manchester, Milan–Malpensa, Newcastle, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma[27]
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific First and Business Class LoungeBahrain, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, London-Heathrow, Manila, Melbourne, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Penang, San Francisco, Seoul-Incheon, Taipei-Taoyuan, Tokyo-Narita, Vancouver [28]
Dragonair and Cathay Pacific LoungeBeijing-Capital, Kaohsiung, Shanghai-Pudong,[28]
G16 LoungeHong Kong[29]
The PierHong Kong[29]
The CabinHong Kong[29]
The WingHong Kong[29]
The BridgeHong Kong[29]
The ArrivalHong Kong[29]
Caribbean AirlinesClub CaribbeanPort of Spain[30]
China AirlinesDynasty LoungeBangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Kaoshiung, Kuala Lumpur, Okinawa, San Francisco, Taipei–Taoyuan (2), Tokyo–Narita[31]
China Southern AirlinesSky Pearl LoungeBeijing–Capital (3), Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian (2), Guangzhou (4), Guilin, Guizhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Kunming, Nanjing, Qingdao (4), Sanya, Shanghai–Pudong, Shantou, Shenyang (2), Shenzhen, Ürümqi (4), Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Zhengzhou (2), Zhuhai[32]
The Club
(Pay-in Lounge)
The Club LoungeAtlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas (2), Phoenix, San Jose CA[33]
Copa AirlinesCopa ClubGuatemala City, Panama City, San Jose CR, Santo Domingo[34]
Delta Air LinesDelta Sky ClubAtlanta (9), Boston, Chicago–O'Hare, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit (4), Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Manila, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul (2), Nashville, Newark, New Orleans, New York–JFK (2), New York–LaGuardia (2), Orlando, Philadelphia, Portland OR, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco (2), Santiago, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Tokyo–Narita (2), Washington–Reagan, West Palm Beach[35]
El AlKing David LoungeLondon–Heathrow, New York–JFK, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Tel Aviv[36]
EmiratesEmirates LoungeAuckland, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Birmingham, Brisbane, Colombo, Delhi, Dubai (2), Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, Manchester, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, New York–JFK, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Perth, Rome–Fiumicino, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Zurich[37]
Ethiopian AirlinesSheba LoungeAddis Ababa[38]
Cloud Nine LoungeAddis Ababa[38]
Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways First and Business Class LoungeAbu Dhabi (2), Dublin, Frankfurt, London–Heathrow, Manchester, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Sydney, Washington–Dulles[39]
EVA AirEvergreen LoungeBangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Taipei-Taoyuan
Fiji AirwaysTabua LoungeNadi
FinnairFinnair LoungeHelsinki, Stockholm-Arlanda
Garuda IndonesiaGaruda Executive LoungeDenpasar (Bali), Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta[40]
Gol Transportes AéreosSmilesSão Paulo-Guarulhos
Gulf AirFalcon Gold loungeBahrain, Dubai, London–Heathrow[41]
Hawaiian AirlinesPremier ClubHilo, Honolulu (2), Kahului, Kona, Lihue, Los Angeles[42]
Japan AirlinesSakura LoungeTokyo–Haneda, Tokyo-Narita, Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Kansai, Fukuoka, Sapporo-Chitose (domestic), Taipei-Taoyuan, Kaohsiung, Shanghai-Pudong, Seoul-Incheon, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt, Honolulu, San Francisco, New York-JFK
JAL First Class LoungeTokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita, Frankfurt, New York-JFK
Jet AirwaysJet LoungeBrussels[43]
Kenya AirwaysDomestic Business Class LoungeNairobi[44]
Pride LoungeNairobi[44]
Simba LoungeNairobi[44]
KLMKLM Crown LoungeAmsterdam (2), Dubai, Houston–Intercontinental, Toronto–Pearson[45]
Korean AirKorean Air LoungeBusan, Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Daegu, Fukuoka, Gwangju, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jeju, Los Angeles, Nagoya-Centrair, New York–JFK, Osaka–Kansai, Seoul–Gimpo, Seoul–Incheon, Tokyo–Narita
LOT Polish AirlinesLOT Business LoungeWarsaw[46]
LufthansaBusiness LoungeAthens, Berlin–Tegel, Boston, Bremen, Cologne–Bonn, Detroit, Dresden, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (7), Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Milan–Malpensa, Munich (2), Newark, New Delhi, New York–JFK, Nuremberg, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Stuttgart, Washington–Dulles[47]
Senator LoungeBerlin–Tegel, Boston, Bremen, Cologne–Bonn, Detroit, Dresden, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (4), Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Munich (4), Newark, New Delhi, New York–JFK, Nuremberg, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Stuttgart, Washington–Dulles[47]
First Class LoungeFrankfurt (First Class Terminal and First Class Lounge (2)), Munich, New York–JFK[47]
Welcome LoungeFrankfurt[47]
Malaysia AirlinesGolden LoungeKota Kinabalu (2), Kuala Lumpur (4), Kuching, London–Heathrow, Melbourne, Penang, Perth, Singapore[48]
Malmö AviationYellow RoomBromma[49]
Express loungeLandvetter, Malmö[49]
Middle East AirlinesThe Cedar LoungeBeirut
No.1 Traveller
(Pay-in Lounge)
No.1 Traveller LoungeBirmingham, London–Gatwick (2), London–Heathrow, London–Stansted[50]
Olympic AirCIP LoungeAthens (2), Thessaloniki
Pakistan International AirlinesBusiness Plus LoungeIslamabad, Karachi, Lahore[51]
Philippine AirlinesMabuhay LoungeBacolod, Cebu (2), Davao (2), General Santos, Honolulu, Iloilo, Los Angeles, Manila (2), San Francisco[52]
Plaza Premium Lounge
(Pay-in Lounge)
Plaza Premium LoungeAbu Dhabi, Bangalore (3), Edmonton (2), Guangzhou–Baiyun, Hong Kong (4), Hyderabad (3), Johor, Kota Kinabalu (2), Kuala Lumpur (3), Kuching, Langkawi (2), London–Heathrow, Macau, Malé (2), Muscat (2), New Delhi (7), Penang (2), Singapore, Toronto–Pearson (4), Vancouver (3)[53]
BGS Premier LoungeBeijing–Capital (2)
Distinguished Visitors LoungeVancouver
Green MarketSingapore
GVIP LoungeDammam, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh
Toronto Pearson LoungeToronto–Pearson
VIP LoungeShanghai–Hongqiao (3), Shanghai–Pudong (5)
Wellness Spa & SalonHong Kong (2), Singapore
Porter AirlinesPorter LoungeNewark, Ottawa, Toronto–Billy Bishop (2)[54]
QantasQantas Club
Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Devonport, Emerald, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Hobart, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Launceston, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Port Hedland, Rockhampton, Sydney, Tamworth, Townsville[55]
Domestic Business LoungeBrisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney[55]
International Business LoungeAdelaide, Auckland, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Brisbane, Darwin, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo–Narita, Wellington[55]
International First LoungeAuckland, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney[55]
Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways Premium TerminalDoha
Qatar Airways Premium LoungeLondon–Heathrow
Regional Express AirlinesREX LoungeAdelaide, Melbourne-Tullamarine, Sydney[56]
Royal Air MarocAtlas LoungeCasablanca–Mohammed V[57]
Royal Brunei AirlinesSky LoungeBrunei–Bandar Seri Begawan[58]
Royal JordanianCrown LoungeAmman–Queen Alia[59]
S7 AirlinesS7 Business LoungeMoscow–Domodedovo, Novosibirsk–Tolmachevo[60]
S7 Comfort Lounge
Saudi Arabian AirlinesAlfursan LoungeRiyadh, Dammamm, Jeddah[61]
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)SAS LoungeBrussels, Chicago–O'Hare, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Helsinki, London–Heathrow, Newark, Oslo, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Stockholm–Arlanda (2)[62]
SAS Gold LoungeCopenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm–Arlanda
(Pay-in Lounge)
Executive LoungeAberdeen, Amsterdam (2), Athens (2), Birmingham, Bristol, Calgary (2), Cardiff, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Cork, Dubai, Dublin, Durham Tees Valley, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Faro, Geneva, Glasgow, Graz, Hong Kong, Humberside, Inverness, Kigali, Kingston, Kuala Lumpur, Liverpool, London–Gatwick (2), London–Heathrow (2), London–Luton, Madrid, Manchester (3), Montego Bay, Montreal–Trudeau, Newcastle, Ras Al Khaimah, Vancouver (2)[63]
Singapore AirlinesSilverKris LoungeAdelaide, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London–Heathrow, Manila, Melbourne, New Delhi, Perth, San Francisco, Seoul–Incheon, Singapore (2), Sydney, Taipei–Taoyuan[64]
KrisFlyer Gold LoungeSingapore[65]
SkyTeamSkyTeam LoungeIstanbul–Atatürk, London–Heathrow[66]
South African AirwaysBaobab Premium Class LoungeCape Town, Durban, East London, Harare, Johannesburg, Lagos, Lusaka, Port Elizabeth[67]
Cycad First Class LoungeJohannesburg[67]
Arrivals LoungeJohannesburg[67]
Star AllianceStar Alliance LoungeBuenos Aires, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Nagoya–Centrair, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, São Paulo–Guarulhos[68]
TAM AirlinesVIP LoungesAsunción, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro–Galeão, Rio de Janeiro–Santos Dumont, São Paulo–Guarulhos (2)[69]
TAP PortugalTAP Premium LoungeFunchal, Lisbon[70]
Thai Airways InternationalRoyal Orchid LoungeBangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Dhaka, Hat Yai, Hong Kong, Osaka–Kansai, Singapore, Surat Thani[71]
Royal Silk LoungeBangkok–Suvarnabhumi (5), Chiang Mai, Kathmandu, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phuket, Taipei–Taoyuan
Royal Executive LoungeChiang Rai
Royal First LoungeBangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Royal Orchid SpaBangkok–Suvarnabhumi[72]
Turkish AirlinesLounge IstanbulIstanbul–Atatürk [73]
Cip LoungeAdana, Ankara, Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Gaziantep, Istanbul-Atatürk, Istanbul-S.Gökçen, Izmir, Trabzon, Kayseri
United AirlinesUnited ClubAtlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago–O’Hare (4), Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver (2), Fort Lauderdale, Guam, Guatemala City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Houston–Intercontinental (5), Las Vegas, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles (2), Melbourne, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark (3), New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia, Orange County, Orlando, Osaka–Kansai, Panama City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland OR, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco (3), San Jose CR, Santo Domingo, Seattle/Tacoma, Tokyo–Narita, Washington–Dulles (3), Washington–Reagan[74]
Global First LoungeChicago–O'Hare, Hong Kong, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, New York–JFK, San Francisco, Tokyo–Narita, Washington–Dulles
Arrivals LoungeSan Francisco
US AirwaysUS Airways ClubBoston, Buffalo, Charlotte (2), Greensboro, Hartford/Springfield, New York–LaGuardia, Philadelphia (3), Phoenix (3), Pittsburgh, Tampa, Washington–Reagan[75]
Vietnam AirlinesVietnam Airlines LoungeDa Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City,[76]
Virgin AmericaVirgin America LoftLos Angeles[77]
Virgin Atlantic AirwaysVirgin Atlantic ClubhouseBoston, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, Newark, New York–JFK, San Francisco, Tokyo–Narita, Washington–Dulles[78]
Revivals LoungeLondon–Heathrow
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia LoungeAdelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Gold Coast, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney[79]
Xiamen AirlinesFirst Class LoungeHangzhou, Xiamen[80]


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  2. ^ Seven Ways To Score Airport Lounge Access
  3. ^
  4. ^ Lounge Club also offers lounge passes
  5. ^ Aegean Business Lounges
  6. ^ Aer Lingus Lounges
  7. ^ Aeroflot Lounges
  8. ^ AeroMexico–Salones Premier (in Spanish)
  9. ^ Aircalin–Salon Hibiscus Lounge
  10. ^ Air Canada–Frankfurt Lounge
  11. ^ Air Canada–Maple Leaf Lounges
  12. ^ Air Canada–Maple Leaf Arrivals Lounges
  13. ^ Salon Air France
  14. ^ Air New Zealand–Koru Domestic Lounges
  15. ^ Air New Zealand–Koru Regional Lounges
  16. ^ Air New Zealand International Lounges
  17. ^ Airspace Lounges
  18. ^ Alaska Airlines–Board Room
  19. ^ "Alitalia–Lounges At The Airport". Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  20. ^ Welcome to ANA's Lounge
  21. ^ American Airlines–Admirals Club Locations and Pass Information
  22. ^ American Airlines–Flagship Lounges
  23. ^ American Airlines–Arrivals Lounges
  24. ^ American Express–Centurion Domestic Lounges
  25. ^ American Express–Centurion International Lounges
  26. ^ Sala VIP del Banco del Progreso (in Spanish)
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  30. ^ "Club Caribbean". Caribbean Airlines. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  31. ^ China Airlines–Dynasty Lounge
  32. ^ China Southern Airlines–Sky Pearl Lounge
  33. ^ The Club Lounges
  34. ^ Copa Airlines–Copa Club
  35. ^ Delta Sky Club locations
  36. ^ El Al–King David Lounge
  37. ^ The Emirates Lounge
  38. ^ a b Ethiopian Airlines–Lounges at Addis Ababa Airport
  39. ^ Etihad Airways First and Business Class Lounge
  40. ^ Garuda Indonesia Executive Lounge
  41. ^ Gulf Air Lounges
  42. ^ Hawaiian Airlines Premier Club
  43. ^ Jet Airways–Airport Lounges
  44. ^ a b c "Kenya Airways–Lounges". Kenya Airways. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  45. ^ KLM Crown Lounge
  46. ^ "LOT Polish Airlines - book cheap flights and airline tickets on-line". Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
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  48. ^ Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge
  49. ^ a b "Våra lounger". Malmö Aviation. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  50. ^ No.1 Traveller–The Smarter Way to Catch Your Flight
  51. ^ Pakistan International Airlines–Business Plus Lounge
  52. ^ Philippine Airlines–Airport Lounges
  53. ^ Plaza Premium Lounge–Locations
  54. ^ Porter Airport Lounges
  55. ^ a b c d Qantas Club Lounges
  56. ^
  57. ^ Royal Air Maroc–Atlas Lounge
  58. ^ Royal Brunei Airlines–Sky Lounge
  59. ^ Royal Jordanian Airlines–Crown Lounge
  60. ^ S7 Airlines Business Lounges
  61. ^ "Welcome to Saudi Arabian Airlines". Saudi Airlines. 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  62. ^ SAS–List Of Lounges
  63. ^ Servisair Executive Lounges
  64. ^ Singapore Airlines–SilverKris Lounges
  65. ^ Singapore Airlines–KrisFlyer Gold Lounge
  66. ^ SkyTeam Lounges
  67. ^ a b c South African Airways airport lounges
  68. ^ Star Alliance Lounges
  69. ^ TAM Airlines VIP Lounges
  70. ^ TAP Portugal lounges
  71. ^ Thai Airways–Royal Orchid Lounge
  72. ^ Thai Airways–Royal Orchid Spa
  73. ^ "Turkish Airlines - Turkish Airlines launches its renewed CIP Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk Airport... -". Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  74. ^ United Airlines Club and Lounge locations
  75. ^ US Airways Club locations
  76. ^ Vietnam Airlines Lounge[dead link]
  77. ^ Virgin America Airport Lounges
  78. ^ Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses
  79. ^ Virgin Australia Lounge locations
  80. ^ Xiamen Airlines–First Class Lounges

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