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- Complimentary cold buffet
- Complimentary hot buffet
- Complimentary soft drinks
- Complimentary full bar
- Air conditioning
- Flight information monitors
- Newspapers and magazines
While Air China’s new Domestic First Class Lounge at Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3D serves only domestic flights, it is one of the finer facilities at the airport. Designed by JPA Design and located on a mezzanine overlooking the concourse, it embodies a level of luxury and service that can only be found in Asia. Air China is truly raising the bar.
Design and amenities
Past the reception desk, travelers enter a spacious open seating area with a variety of seating arrangements and conversation nooks. The space caters both to solo travelers and groups, with plenty of semi-private or private areas. Business travelers will enjoy the privacy afforded by the tall armchairs, while weary travelers may choose to indulge in a massage provided by one of the several chairs overlooking the terminal below. Movie lovers and those who seek maximum privacy may use one of the several viewing cubicles equipped with a wide theater-like chair, complete with drink holders, and a large flat screen.
Self-serve snack areas dot the lounge, but the highlight is the restaurant zone located behind an elegant wooden partition. The large dining area offers a generous buffet featuring a range of cold and warm snacks and entrees, as well as cooked-to-order noodles. Coffee lovers will enjoy the espresso bar where baristas will prepare the drink of their choice. A large selection of soft and alcoholic beverages is also available. Service is courteous and prompt.
The large bathroom area is another highlight. In lieu of large shared bathrooms, the lounge offers numerous elegant oversized stalls with a toilet, a sink and selection of cosmetics. Well-appointed shower suites are also available and come with full range of amenities including slippers. A nice touch is the various lighting options ranging from (particularly effective) heating bulbs to vanity lighting, all controlled by an electronic panel.
Other amenities include a business center with computers as well as magazines. There is also a small (windowless) VIP room.
Air China First and Business Class Lounge PEK bottom line
Overall, Air China’s Domestic First Class Lounge at Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3D could easily compete with world class international business class lounges, both in terms of service and amenities. For domestic flights, things simply don’t get any better. Air China’s new lounge concept is a true winner.
You may have access to Air China First and Business Class Lounge as a premium customer of one of the following airlines, or as an elite member of their frequent flyer program. Check the Access rules tab for more details.
Access for eligible customers traveling on any Star Alliance member airline.
|ANA (NH)||Aegean (A3)||Air Canada (AC)|
|Air China (CA)||Air India (AI)||Air New Zealand (NZ)|
|Asiana (OZ)||Austrian (OS)||Avianca (AV)|
|Brussels Airlines (SN)||Copa Airlines (CM)||Croatia Airlines (OU)|
|EGYPTAIR (MS)||EVA Air (BR)||Ethiopian Airlines (ET)|
|LOT Polish Airlines (LO)||Lufthansa (LH)||SAS (SK)|
|SWISS (LX)||Shenzhen Airlines (ZH)||Singapore Airlines (SQ)|
|South African Airways (SA)||TAP Air Portugal (TP)||Thai Airways (TG)|
|Turkish Airlines (TK)||United (UA)|
Air China First and Business Class Lounge at Beijing - Capital International (PEK) welcomes:
- Air China First Class passengers (+1 guest)
- Air China Business class passengers (+1 guest)
- Air China Platinum card, Gold Card and Silver card holders departing on an Air China flight.
- First Class passengers departing on an international Star Alliance flight (+1 guest)
- Star Alliance Gold members departing on an international Star Alliance flight (+1 guest)
- United Club members departing on an international Star Alliance flight (no guests)
- Air Canada Maple Leaf Club members departing on an international Star Alliance flight (no guests)