Lounge News

New Virgin Australia lounge in Hong Kong

Virgin Australia passengers have a new lounge to enjoy at Hong Kong International Airport as alliance partner Hong Kong Airline...

Chris Chamberlin |

New Qantas Club, Business Lounge for Melbourne

UPDATE | Qantas will begin upgrading its domestic Qantas Club and business class lounges at Melbourne Airport in November, with...

David Flynn |

New-look Qantas Chairman’s Lounge

EXCLUSIVE | The Qantas Chairman’s Lounge is getting a fresh look, as shown in these ‘sneak peek’ snaps. Wh...

David Flynn |

Qantas Club membership fees increase

Qantas is increasing the cost of belonging to its Qantas Club lounge program, with both joining fees and annual membership fees...

David Flynn |

BA re-opens LHR T5 Concorde Room door

British Airways has re-opened the first class-only door into its exclusive Concorde Room lounge at London Heathrow terminal 5, ...

David Flynn |

Credit cards for Qantas Club access

You'd normally need a business class ticket or a Gold frequent flyer card to get through the door at one of Qantas' many Austra...

Chris Chamberlin |

Fiji Airways access to LAX Oneworld lounge

The Oneworld Business Class lounge is among the best at LAX, and its doors are now open to travellers on Fiji Airways. If you'...

David Flynn |

Sydney Airport's Star Alliance lounges

TALKING POINT | One side-effect of Star Alliance having a surprisingly large footprint in Australia – 11 member airlines,...

David Flynn |

Virgin's newest lounge is on a beach

Who ever said that a departures lounge had to be an at airport? Certainly not Sir Richard Branson or the Virgin Atlantic team, ...

David Flynn |

Best ways to use Qantas Club lounge invitations

Complimentary Qantas Club invitations are your ticket to some pre-flight time in the airport lounge, with Silver-level frequent...

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin's Melbourne, Hong Kong lounges

Virgin Australia has finalised which lounges its business class passengers and top-tier frequent flyers will use at both ends o...

David Flynn |

Virgin opens lounges to Qantas frequent flyers

Qantas Gold, Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers – along with paid-up Qantas Club members – can now visit Vir...

Chris Chamberlin |

Get a lifetime of Virgin Australia lounge access

Unlike Qantas, Virgin Australia doesn’t offer Lifetime Gold frequent flyer status to its most-travelled passengers &ndash...

Chris Chamberlin |

These lounges are more like restaurants

"You've got to try the burger." That was the counsel of Kurt Stache, a veteran of airport dining and airline marketing, while ...

Businessweek |

Virgin finds LAX lounge fix for VA6

Virgin Australia has finally arranged LAX lounge access for travellers on Saturday's VA6 flight from Los Angeles to Brisbane. ...

David Flynn |

AA boosts VIP ConciergeKey lounge access perks

Members of American Airlines’ invitation-only ConciergeKey program can now enjoy access to AA Flagship Lounges prior to a...

Chris Chamberlin |

Photos: AA's new Flagship Lounge at New York JFK

American Airlines passengers flying from New York’s JFK Airport can now unwind in what is the first of many newly-refurbi...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qatar now sells access to Doha lounges

Qatar Airways has joined Gulf neighbours Emirates and Etihad in letting travellers pay their way into its Doha airport lounges ...

David Flynn |