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Member since 19 Oct 2014
Total posts 18
Do you have access to a lounge during a technical stop? I'm travelling to LHR on QF9 in December this year and I'm wondering if I'll be able to access the International Business Lounge at DXB during the ~2 hour "technical" stop? In theory I have access, and I've stopped in there before when changing flights completely, just not on a continuing flight.
Member since 05 Jun 2014
Total posts 90
Yes you have access to the EK lounge in DXB concourse A. while QF9 is having its technical stop.
Member since 07 Apr 2013
Total posts 134
Yes, providing you are travelling in business or first or have high enough status if in economy. I have done it many times on QF1.
Member since 07 May 2012
Total posts 299
Yes, you will pass through security, arrive in the duty free area, proceed to the business class lounge (from memory level 4), you can board from the lounge in DXB.
Member since 28 Sep 2011
Total posts 302
Not always. Any tech stop in the U.S. requires everyone to remain on board. Same for any unscheduled diversion to a U.S. port. An aircraft change, e.g. at LAX for JFK, is of course not a tech stop.
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