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Review: Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge Frankfurt

The Trip of AA Lifetime (Asia, Australia, Middle East) – Introduction oneworld operate flights from Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 2… which I’ve flown out of once in my life, a few years ago. The rest of my travel through Frankfurt has been either through Terminal 1 or the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. My Iberia flight from Madrid also arrived in Terminal 2, so finding the Cathay Pacific… Read More

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Review: SWISS Senator Lounge (Schengen) Zurich

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction My short, amazing trip to Zurich was over in just two days. I had flown in from Kraków on Monday afternoon and was flying back on Wednesday morning. As previously mentioned, I upgraded the outbound flight to Business Class and decided not to upgrade the inbound flight since I wanted to see what SWISS Economy was like on short-haul… Read More

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Review: Business Lounge (Schengen) Kraków

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction Kraków Airport is currently in a modernising phase whereby some parts of the airport were closed in the past few years and rebuilt, in addition to a completely new area of the airport that was opened in September of last year. Just recently, in July, another new area of the airport was opened with new check-in stations and a… Read More

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Review: THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines Lounge Brussels

Brussels and Barcelona – Introduction THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines is the Belgian airline’s flagship lounge in their home base at Brussels Airport. THE LOFT is located in Pier A, across from gate A42, and is designated for use by Schengen passengers (however, non-Schengen passengers may also use the lounge). The lounge is open from 05:00 until 21:00. In addition to First and Business Class passengers, Star… Read More

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Review: Art & Lounge Newark

After an awesome weekend in New York City, it was time to fly back to Seattle. We booked a ~$200 fare on Alaska Airlines from Seattle to New York and flew into JFK while flying out of Newark. We took an uber from our Sheraton hotel to Newark which cost ~$45.. which isn’t too bad for New York. Newark airport isn’t the best as some… Read More

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Star Alliance Lounge Sao Paulo

Three Days in Rio de Janeiro – Introduction I arrived at Sao Paulo’s Terminal 3 about four hours before my scheduled departure to Washington Dulles in United Global First. I arrived a bit too early and therefore had to wait about fifteen minutes before they opened the check-in area for United Airlines. After checking-in, I was asked some standard, U.S.-based security questions after which I… Read More

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United Global First Lounge Washington

Three Days in Rio de Janeiro – Introduction Oh, United. “International First Class Lounge” my a$$. Ok, look, United may be a “good-enough” domestic airline, but when they come to international premium standards, just like with any other U.S. carrier, they’re way behind. United’s Global First Lounges are accessible to all Star Alliance First Class passengers and Global Services and HON Circle members on select itineraries…. Read More

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Lufthansa Senator Lounge Washington

Three Days in Rio de Janeiro – Introduction Lufthansa’s Senator Lounge in Washington-Dulles is located above the Lufthansa Business Lounge; both lounges share the same entrance. While Lufthansa’s Business Lounge is meant for Star Alliance Business Class passengers and Miles & More Frequent Travellers, the Lufthansa Senator Lounge welcomes Star Alliance First Class passengers and Star Alliance Gold members. The Lufthansa Senator Lounge Washington Dulles… Read More

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Washington

Three Days in Rio de Janeiro – Introduction Washington-Dulles airport features a variety of lounge options for those passengers departing on most foreign airlines. Lounges include those of Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, etc. and they are located within the A and B concourse. There are also United lounges in the C and D concourse – where United flights depart from, both domestic and international…. Read More

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United Global First Lounge San Francisco

Three Days in Rio de Janeiro – Introduction United Airlines operates a few First Class lounges throughout the world, mainly in San Francisco, Chicago, Washington D.C., etc. The United Global First Lounges are accessible to any passenger travelling on any Star Alliance carrier in First Class. United Global Services members have special access permissions to the lounge and so do Lufthansa Miles and More HON… Read More