Member since 26 Mar 2018
Total posts 1
Can I as a QF Gold FF use the emirates lounge in Melbourne prior to QF9, or only have access to the QF International Business Lounge? I am travelling on the domestic leg only in economy
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
I don't see why not... from the Qantas website:
Member since 11 Apr 2012
Total posts 85
I'm not sure the EK lounge would even be open for the QF9 departure time,
Plus they're known for their idiosyncratic access policies,
Bottom line: I don't know, but I'm guessing not, as EK don'y code-share on that route?
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 481
I can tell you from experience they don’t like it and prefer you to go away.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 210
Strictly speaking it's allowed, but it seems the EK staff try to discourage it.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Jul 2014
Total posts 33
But by goodness it's worth trying to get in - a world apart from the MEL QF J lounge/bunker. I was in the EK lounge last week prior to a QF J flight to AKL at 1645 - quiet, comfortable seating, great food and wine, and some of the best tarmac views the airport has to offer. And it was empty.
Member since 15 Nov 2016
Total posts 2
Tried to get in as a platinum member and told it was only for people that had come from the UK and not joining the flight in Perth.
Member since 15 Aug 2014
Yep, 20 years with QF, Platinum, LTG, all that....was told at check in - welcome in the transit lounge...at the transit lounge was “ redirected “ to the waiting area.
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