Blog posts by: loungereview.com

British Airways unveils a new lounge design at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Step inside the new British Airways Lounge at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, and you may wonder if the airline has lost its roots. Walk through the new contemporary 4,950 sq. f. space (406 sq. m.) featuring soothing Earth tones, smooth lines, exquisite designer furniture, and a bold granite-topped bar, and you might ponder how British Airways […]

SWISS opens a new First Class Lounge at Zurich’s Schengen terminal

SWISS has reached another milestone in the transformation of the ground experience for premium passengers at Zurich airport. After a modest construction delay, the airline is launching its new First Class Lounge within the Schengen terminal, known as Dock A. The lounge opens on Monday, March 5th. A new check-in experience for SWISS First Class […]

Asiana restricts lounge access for Priority Pass members

Priority Pass, the largest airport lounge access program, opens the doors to over 1,000 airline clubs and independent lounges worldwide. Members may visit any eligible lounge, no matter which airline they’re flying, and regardless of their class of service. Memberships come in different flavors and at several price points, but the most cost-effective way to […]

FIRST LOOK: The new United Polaris Lounge Chicago O’Hare expansion

Over the holidays, United quietly unveiled a much-needed expansion of its popular Polaris Lounge for premium long-haul passengers at Chicago O’Hare airport. Polaris Lounges, the ground experience component of United’s much-hyped rejuvenated Business Class service, offer an impressive line-up of high-end amenities including semi-private productivity pods, full-service restaurant-style dining, luxurious shower suites, clothes pressing, individual […]

The Qantas Lounge at London Heathrow is finally open, and it’s a stunner

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Six months ago, we nominated Qantas’ new much-anticipated premium lounge at London Heathrow one of three lounges worth waiting for. After over a year of construction, rolling delays—in true Heathrow form—and radio silence from the airline, the new flagship club is now open, and it does not disappoint. Located at Terminal 3, The Qantas London Lounge spreads across […]

Why frequent flyers need Priority Pass – and a 40% off Black Friday Deal!

Priority Pass is a subscription program that unlocks the doors to over 1,000 airport lounges across 500 cities worldwide. Members enjoy a comfortable and relaxing experience at the airport typically reserved for premium or elite passengers—regardless of their airline or the class of service they’re traveling in. Historically, Priority Pass has focused primarily on independent lounges—clubs operated […]

FIRST LOOK: The new SkyTeam Vancouver Lounge

Yesterday, SkyTeam officially unveiled its newest joint lounge, located at Vancouver airport. The 20-member airline alliance celebrated the launch in style with live music, libations, and a full East-meets-West buffet spread representative of what passengers may look forward to. In attendance were Perry Cantarutti, SkyTeam’s CEO and managing director; Jacques Vareilles, SkyTeam’s Brand and Communications […]

Join LoungeReview.com at the FTU Travel Expo on November 18th in Chicago

loungereview.com is proud to sponsor the first Frequent Traveler University Travel Expo on Saturday, November 18th, at the Marriott O’Hare near Chicago. With over 36,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, 50 exhibitors, four stages, and an impressive line up of speakers with 30 sessions covering a wide-range of topics including miles and points, travel photography, credit […]

Another United Club bites the dust: a recap of United’s lounge closures and renovations

The main United Club at New York-Newark airport closed its doors permanently today, as the airline prepares to turn the venerable space into a posh United Polaris Lounge exclusively for international Business class passengers. Competition in the ground services arena for premium passengers is heating up, with American and United rolling out upgraded amenities and […]