Chosen from a number of airport lounges that are located in the most important hubs all over the world, the list below should give you distinctive experience before your long-haul flights.
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at John F. Kennedy International Airport
Unique design inside Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse
Exclusively served for Virgin Atlantic Airways’ Upper Class passengers, this 10,000sqf clubhouse is almost twice as big as other airlines’ lounges within John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Entertainment: Travelers can enjoy complimentary cocktails in its uptown bar which is lit overhead by suspended gold cylinders; relax in a funky sofa made of shiny red balls; or play a game on the burgundy billiards table.
Food: Not only served casual food in everywhere inside the lounge, guests will be offered a wide selection of a la carte meals, desserts and fine wines.
Elegant food corner to enjoy a la carte meals
Working: If you are a busy businessman with scarce time, feel free to use iMacs in its computer bar and free Wi-Fi throughout inside a personal space.
Services: The concierge staffs are always ready to support guests in case of printing documents and charging phones as well as helping every issue related to flight arrangements.
Extras: The most unique feature of this club is the Bumble spa where you can change your hair styles or immerse yourself in massage treatments.
Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport
Large space inside Al Mourjan Business Lounge
Not only being one of the best airlines for business travelers, Qatar Airways also demonstrates its luxury services as offering a collection of business lounges worldwide, especially Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport.
Entertainment: You can browse a magazine and see the infinity pool with dancing water features or look for comfy and widely-spaced chairs nearby the windows if you need more natural light.
Food: Dining options are available 24/7 from light snacks to full hot meals in self-servicing and buffet stations. There is also a bar offering wine, champagne, and various beverages.
Working: Private solo chair can give travelers more personal space for working while AC and USB powers accept all types of pins without adapters. In case of important work, there is a business center like meeting rooms that is fully equipped with supportive facilities.
Services: Friendly staffs often stand at the top of the escalator to greet and instruct their guests stepping into the lounge. As you visit the lounge for the first time, there will be a staff take you a tour around this clubhouse.
Extras: Family rooms are unique and suitable for some families travelling with children or even just a work group.
Qantas International First Lounge at Sydney Airport
Marble food bar in Qantas International First Lounge
Amazing flyers from the first sight by a gorgeous green living wall, Qantas International First Lounge is impressive with its elegant combination of marble and Italian leather lounge chairs.
Entertainment: Going through stunning entrance, you will see wooden ceiling spars that imitate airplanes’ wings and divide the space into a dozen functional areas. It also comprises a long bar by marble and a collection of richly padded sofas with a bolster headrest.
Separated corners are divided by wood wings
Food: You will be satisfied with its extensive all-day menus including the signature Blackmore Australian wagyu beef served with wines. Don’t forget tasty desserts including a pavlova with strawberries and cream as well as chocolate lava cake with rhubarb.
Working: Suitable for travelers who need to finish some works before their flights, a handful of iMacs and a printer-copier are always free while speedy wireless is complimentary across the lounge. For some emergency meetings, there are two available rooms which are fully equipped with iMacs and supportive facilities.
Curving and radial facade of Qantas International First Lounge echoes aeronautical surrounds
Services: This clubhouse is also highly rated by its personal services and the genuine warmth from staffs.
Extras: You can spend time for rejuvenating your body through a wide range of treatments by professionals in lush private rooms. A library is also integrated for travelers who enjoy reading.
Air France’s La Première lounge at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport
Elegant design of La Première lounge
Exclusively dedicated to Air France and its SkyTeam partners, La Première lounge is inspired by luxury design in harmony with its modern features, which can bring the most convenient space for flyers.
Entertainment: Equipped with 620 seats, 10 showers and sleep pods, this lounge emphasizes flyers’ comfort in a relaxing environment of white and wood tones.
Food: Hot and cold snacks, lots of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and two flavorful buffets may satisfy your plates with French-inspired gourmet dishes.
Working: It is also possible to work in quiet conditions with free Wi-Fi access. Moreover, a wide selection of international and local presses are available in French and English.
Services: Guests can obtain all the information about their flights from Air France agents at the reception desk as arriving in the lounge.
Extras: Travelers can choose to relax and regenerate your body with Clarins’ products and beauty treatments with free of charge.
Cathay Pacific’s the Pier Business lounge at Hong Kong airport
Deep brown tone covers the Pier Business lounge
With a capacity of up to 500 guests, the Pier Business lounge of Cathay Pacific is designed as a luxury apartment which makes you feel as your own home.
Entertainment: A cluster of bespoke Solo chairs along with fourteen spacious and well-appointed private suites will create a welcoming and cozy environment for you.
Food: Even in winter or summer, you always can have more selections for cold or hot dishes in the Noodle Bar and the Food Hall. Moreover, the coffee cart also allows travellers enjoy a barista-pulled boost.
Working: Don’t worry about AC powers as you can find it everywhere in the lounge with working spaces named The Bureau that is equipped with iMacs and printers.
Services: Friendly and attentive staffs standing near the entrance will personally greet and instruct you to enter the modern clubhouse.
Extras: Private suite is a plus where travelers can sleep a bit while waiting for their flights. At the Retreat, an elegant in-house spa, you’ll enjoy bespoke services and soothing massages.