Blog posts tagged: Star Alliance

The Definitive Guide to United BusinessFirst and Global First Arrivals services

Passengers flying in United BusinessFirst (international business class) or Global First (international First Class) arriving at select European and worldwide destinations in the morning have the option to enjoy a complimentary shower on the ground upon arrival, as well as breakfast and Wi-Fi at specific locations. Arrivals services allow passengers to maximize sleeping time on board […]

Lufthansa to open five new lounges at Munich airport

What’s not to love about Munich airport? It serves the lovely capital of Bavaria, which is located minutes away on the S-Bahn. It’s compact — at least in comparison to its sprawling and ever expanding peer at Frankfurt. It’s a model of efficiency and offers some of the shortest minimum connection times for an airport this […]

In Memoriam: LHR Terminal 1 and The Great British Lounge

In just a week, London Heathrow Terminal 1 will close, permanently. On June 29th, British Airways flight 970 to Hannover, Germany (HAJ) is scheduled to depart at 9:15 p.m., after which Terminal 1 will officially be off limits to the public. It’s likely to be an eerie experience for BA 970 passengers, as Terminal 1 is […]

United Club news: Melbourne and JFK closures; EWR upgrades

United is making waves this month. Shortly after announcing a price hike on United Club memberships, the airline unveiled its plan to consolidate all New York traffic at their Newark Liberty Airport hub (EWR), effectively terminating service to JFK. And, with no announcement besides a sign on the door, the United Club at Melbourne airport, Australia, […]

United Club membership prices increase, effective immediately

Today, United quietly announced a price hike on United Club memberships – the announcement is nowhere to be found on united.com, although the relevant section on pricing has already been updated. It was a foregone conclusion. United has embarked on an ambitious program to refurbish existing United Clubs worldwide and build new lounges, to the […]

Singapore Airlines opens a new SilverKris Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 2

Rounding up Star Alliance’s move under one roof at London Heathrow, Singapore Airlines unveiled this week their anticipated SilverKris lounge in Terminal 2 (“The Queen’s Terminal”.) The SilverKris lounge boasts Singapore Airlines’ new “home away from home” design concept, which was rolled out earlier this year in Sydney and Hong Kong, and is part of a […]

United is enhancing the United Club complimentary food selection

On the heel of the renovations that United announced last month, the airline has unveiled an expanded complimentary food selection, which will be rolled out throughout the domestic United Club network through 2015. Exit the carrot sticks, cheese and crackers, and awkward trail mix with candy – the airline wishes to offer a fresh and […]

Join us at Star Alliance MegaDO 6 and tour the new LHR T2, The Queen’s Terminal (and its six new lounges!)

Just like us at LoungeReview.com, you love airport lounges. You love commercial aviation. You love travel. You love miles and points. You’re in luck–you’re not alone. And every year, a group of fearless flyers puts together an event that goes down in history. The Star Alliance MegaDO is where frequent flyers, uber geeks, Star Alliance […]

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 […]