Air New Zealand relocates to TBIT at LAX; now uses the Star Alliance lounge

Today Air New Zealand relocated from Los Angeles international airport Terminal 2, where it used to be co-located with fellow Star Alliance member Air Canada, to the swanky, recently renovated Tom Bradley International Terminal. The move is a major enhancement for Air New Zealand’s passengers, who will enjoy significantly upgraded amenities including a stunning atrium […]

Air Canada opens new lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 2

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The Star Alliance move to Heathrow’s brand new Terminal 2 (“The Queen’s Terminal”) is in full swing. A few weeks ago United opened two beautiful new lounges: a United Club and a Global First lounge. Today, Air Canada unveiled details about their new Maple Leaf lounge. The facility will be open from daily from 6 […]

Are lounge memberships evil?

Here at AirportBliss.com, we like sarcasm and caustic viewpoints. Over at HackMyTrip.com, blogger Devils Advocate tells you all about why lounge memberships are a terrible waste of money, in an entertaining diatribe. He has valid points. And yet, he (humorously) undermines his own points by disclosing that he actually does pay for multiple annual memberships, […]

Turkish Airlines to open international lounges; first location in Moscow VKO

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On the heels of the launch of their new service between Istanbul, Turkey and Stavropol, Russia, Turkish Airlines announced that they will be opening a network of international lounges. The first location, which opened this month, is at Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) Terminal A. According to atwonline.com, planned future locations include New York JFK, Paris Charles […]

Star Alliance Lounge in Paris CDG to undergo significant upgrades

Opened in 2008, the Star Alliance lounge in Paris CDG features a rather dark and depressing design and suffers from chronic overcrowding, especially since United closed their club located nearby. We are delighted to learn that the lounge is undergoing major renovations from February 16th 2014 to April 11th, 2014. As per the press release: […]

New Lufthansa Business and Senator Lounges in Newark, NJ (EWR)

Lufthansa has unveiled a new “combi-lounge” in Newark, which includes a 60 seat Business Lounge and a 69-seat Senator Lounge. The facilities, located in terminal B, feature Lufthansa’s gorgeous latest lounge design as well as great views of the airfield. The fact that the Senator Lounge is slightly larger than the Business Class lounge is notable […]

New United Club and United Global First Lounge to open at London Heathrow

Almost four years after the United/Continental merger, the combined airline still operates out of two distinct terminals in London Heathrow. At smaller airports, this is not a huge deal. But at a monster airport like Heathrow, the split operations are costly and cause unnecessary customer confusion. Relief is in sight — in June 2014, United […]

New United Club to open in Boston (BOS)

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As part of United’s move to terminal B in Boston — which will put an end to their current split operations, a legacy of the United/Continental merger — the airline will soon be unveiling a new United Club lounge. The facility is open to schedule in early May 2014, and will naturally feature the new design […]