The World’s Most Luxurious Airport Lounges (2023)

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If you think first- and business-class fliers are living it up in the air, just wait until you see what they’re enjoying before they even get on the plane. Hair styling, fine dining, spa treatments, private cabanas, personal assistants, and yes, lots of Champagne are some of the amenities found in the world’s most luxurious airport lounges. We’ve scoured the globe for the best of the best, all of which provide extra incentive to save your miles until you can fly in the front of the plane and enjoy these outstanding preflight experiences. —Michael Alan Connelly

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EVA Airways

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EVA Air Infinity Lounge

WHERE: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Step into the future at The Infinity, one of EVA Air’s premium lounges at Taiwan Taoyuan. With its twinkling lights and curved walls, this isn’t your typical lounge. While guests tend to congregate around the eye-catching centerpiece, there are other areas to relax and enjoy Chinese and Western food from the buffet. Other offerings include themed shower rooms, a nursery, and a business center. If guests get bored, they have easy access to three other lounges in the same terminal: The Garden, The Star, and The Club.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Taipei Guide

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American Express Centurion Lounge

WHERE: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

On the domestic front, American Express has opened a series of Centurion Lounges (currently in six airports with more to come), the best of which can be found at DFW. Each lounge has its own perks—in San Francisco, for instance, there’s a dedicated area for tasting Napa Valley wines—and at DFW that means spa treatments using Exhale products, a well-appointed shower suite, and locally inspired food designed by James Beard Award–winning chef Dean Fearing. As with all Centurion Lounges, this one features a cocktail program overseen by master mixologist Jim Meehan, not to mention ample space for productivity, family time, or relaxation.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Dallas-Fort Worth Guide

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Turkish Airlines Inc.

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Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge

WHERE: Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Open to business-class passengers, the CIP Lounge is a great option for traveling families, since it features a kids’ playroom as well as a private room where parents can take infants. For the rest of the guests, there are two levels of entertainment here: TV, movies, video games, a music room equipped with a big screen, a billiards room, library, golf simulator, slot-car racing track, and more. If you’re feeling less than active, you can book relaxation rooms to sleep in, get a massage, or just take a shower. Don’t miss the garden with real olive trees and an accompanying olive bar.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Istanbul Guide

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Virgin Atlantic

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

WHERE: John F. Kennedy International Airport

Although some would argue in favor of the Heathrow location, we’re partial to the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at JFK, especially considering how lackluster U.S. lounges tend to be. Much like Virgin’s in-flight experience, the lounge is fun and funky, with a decor that’s anything but boring. Lounge guests can enjoy complimentary cocktails before evening flights, fun and games in the entertainment zone (with its signature red-ball sofa), and semi-formal dining in the brasserie area. The JFK lounge is the only Clubhouse location (aside from London) that has the Clubhouse Spa, featuring Bumble & bumble hair products and the Dr. Hauschka skincare line. Treatments at the spa range from hair styling to facials to massages.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s New York City Guide

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Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

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Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge

WHERE: Hong Kong International Airport

With five separate lounges at HKIA, Cathay Pacific is clearly dedicated to making its elite customers comfortable. Although The Wing, Business lounge is rightly beloved for its famous Noodle Bar, the award goes to newly renovated The Pier, First lounge, where the subdued, residential vibe comes courtesy of London-based designer Ilse Crawford. Luxurious shower suites and private work rooms are available for lounge guests to use, but the standout features are eight private suites that can be reserved for relaxation, and three suites where guests can receive free neck and foot massages. For drinking and dining, there’s a handsome bar that serves custom cocktails, and the dining room features an à la carte menu and table service—no unappetizing buffet to be found here.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Hong Kong Guide

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Japan Airlines

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JAL First Class Lounge

WHERE: Haneda International Airport

Handsomely redesigned in late 2014, the JAL First Class Lounge at Haneda features a contemporary Japanese aesthetic that makes its large space a pleasant place to spend a few hours. There’s a wide range of seating, everything from sofas to armchairs to one-person cubicles, and there’s a well-stocked buffet with a chef on hand to prepare hot dishes for guests. Within the lounge is the design-centric Red Lounge, where guests can get their shoes shined, pour themselves Champagne, and play chess or foosball in the game room. The lounge offers complimentary 15-minute neck and back massages which can be followed with a trip to the shower. One major perk here is that, unlike the lounges at Tokyo’s Narita Airport, this one rarely gets crowded.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Tokyo Guide

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Emirates Airlines

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Emirates First Class Lounge

WHERE: Dubai International Airport

Emirates’ First Class Lounge in Dubai has the distinction of being the largest first-class lounge in the world, running the entire length of the airline’s terminal dedicated to flights departing on A380s. What is all that space filled with? Dozens of seating areas, duty-free shops, a couple of restaurants serving globally inspired menus, a cigar bar, showers, dedicated quiet rooms for resting and recharging, and even a wine cellar with a staff of sommeliers to help customers find the perfect bottle. Arguably the best feature is that passengers can board flights directly from the lounge rather than having to exit and go to the gate.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Dubai Guide

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Qantas First Lounge

WHERE: Sydney Airport

A lounge with a fanatical following, Qantas’s International First Lounge in Sydney earns high marks for all of its offerings. The design is chic and allows the space to feel open yet private, the restaurant serves a menu designed by celebrated chef Neil Perry, and the spa features treatment rooms outfitted with living walls of greenery. Other highlights include a full-time barista, showers, a library, sleek furniture, and more. To top it off, the lounge offers fantastic views of the tarmac and runway, which is hard to find even in other premium lounges. For guests with less time to relax, there are works area and lounge dining with a buffet rather than full table service.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Sydney Guide

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Star Alliance Services

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Star Alliance International Lounge

WHERE: Los Angeles International Airport

Although it faces stiff competition from both the oneworld Lounge and Qantas’s International First Lounge at LAX, the Star Alliance International Lounge manages to hold its own for one simple reason: It boasts a rooftop area with a view of the Hollywood Hills and the L.A. skyline. The other main attraction, should the weather not be great, is an indoor bar with a large adjacent balcony that somehow manages to make overlooking an airport terminal feel glamorous. Another unique feature is that the lounge is LEED Gold Certified, which is most evident in the lounge’s reliance on natural light rather than artificial. Design-wise, the lounge also nods to the midcentury modern aesthetic made popular by L.A.-based designers Charles and Ray Eames. Even though the lounge features dedicated sections for business and first-class travelers, this is one case where the former overshadows the latter.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Los Angeles Guide

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CC&M – Oman Air

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Oman Air First Class Lounge

WHERE: Muscat International Airport

Whether guests want a snack or a gourmet three-course meal, personal chefs at Oman Air’s First Class Lounge cater to their culinary wishes. After dining, the attentive staff takes care of the rest, whether visitors want to work in the business center or sleep on a chaise lounge in a relaxation room. The fully stocked bar and satellite TV help to pass the time, while complimentary 15-minute massages and shower rooms stocked with bathrobes and Amouage perfume help fliers feel their best. When it’s time to depart, a personal chauffeur drives guests to their planes in a limo.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Muscat Guide

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Jens Goerlich

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Lufthansa First Class Terminal

WHERE: Frankfurt Airport

More than just a lounge, Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal is its own building, a world unto itself for premium passengers. First things first: the valet staff handles parking personal cars and returning rentals, while personal assistants await guests at the entrance to the terminal to escort them through security and passport control. The lounge’s relaxation chairs live up to their name, but there are also two private rooms with day beds, four shower rooms (one with a bathtub and a rubber ducky), and even a cigar lounge for guests to enjoy. Cuisine from Michelin-starred chefs and a bar stocked with 150 whiskies keep visitors happy until it’s time to go, at which point they’ll be driven to their gate.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Frankfurt Guide

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Singapore Airlines Limited

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Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge

WHERE: Singapore Changi Airport

Singapore Airlines operates three SilverKris Lounges at Changi, the most exclusive and best of which is The Private Room, available only to passengers departing in first class or suites on the carrier. Though it may not feature as many bells and whistles as some other lounges in its tier, The Private Room excels at providing top-notch service and dining. There’s an abundance of luxe armchairs for guests to settle into, not to mention two private rooms for naps, and a staff of proactive attendants who see to customers’ every need. The main highlight here is the high-end dining options, which make it quite easy to enjoy a five-course meal. There’s also a well-stocked buffet with a multitude of small plates; frequent visitors to this lounge favor the decadent foie gras burger.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Singapore Guide

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Finnair Premium Lounge

WHERE: Helsinki Airport

Finnair strives to offer its passengers a uniquely Nordic experience, and its lounges are no exception. Scandinavian design is on display at the Finnair Premium Lounge, where Marimekko, Alvar Aalto, Eero Aarnio, and Eero Saarinen are among the prestigious names represented. Spread across two floors, the lounge offers a wide variety of seating areas, with different furniture and lighting to help create unique spaces, while curtain dividers help to create a sense of privacy. Gourmet dining and drinking options are available day and night, but the standout feature, aside from the design, is the popular Finnish sauna, which can be followed with a rinse in one of the private shower suites.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Helsinki Guide

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Swiss International Air Lines

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SWISS First Lounge

WHERE: Zurich Airport

SWISS operates an astounding nine lounges at Zurich Airport, the most luxe of which is the First Lounge in Terminal E. Here, guests enjoy customized culinary creations in a fine-dining restaurant, or classic dishes from the States at the American Diner. There are suites for work and conferences, but the standout feature here is two hotel rooms with real beds, private bathrooms, and panoramic views of the Alps. Oenophiles can pick from more than 1,000 bottles stored in the lounge’s wine humidor, while whisky lovers can head to the Senator Lounge in Terminal E for a selection of more than 120 whiskies from around the world. And when the weather is nice, there’s no better way to enjoy the Alpine vistas than to take a seat on the expansive covered terrace.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Zurich Guide

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Etihad Airways

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Eithad Airways Premium Lounge

WHERE: Abu Dhabi International Airport

Guests of the Etihad Airways Premium Lounge—there are two, one in Terminal 1 and another in Terminal 3—are spoiled for choice. Features include a relaxation area, business center, shower rooms, concierge service, an international buffet, and à la carte dining. For entertainment, kids of all ages will find fun ways to pass the time in the family room, while adults can enjoy a den with individual TV “pods” with on-demand programming. Both lounges also have a Six Senses Spa, where a range of massage treatments and facials are offered. Terminal 3, however, has the added bonus of Style & Shave, a salon where men can get a wet shave or a haircut, and women can book eyebrow shaping, nail treatments, or a blowout.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Abu Dhabi Guide

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British Airways

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British Airways Concord Room

WHERE: Heathrow Airport

Although British Airways has several Galleries First lounges for first-class fliers, only the ones at Heathrow and JFK have The Concorde Room, a posh lounge-within-a-lounge with a distinctively Anglo vibe. (Both airports also offer a wide array of treatments at the Elemis Travel Spa.) Plush furniture, beautiful crystal chandeliers, and impressive artworks are hallmarks of The Concorde Room, which visitors enter through the so-called “millionaire’s door.” Both locations offer state-of-the-art business suites and pre-flight dining options including an extensive selection of Champagne and wine. Heathrow edges out JFK, however, because of its private cabanas, where guests can enjoy a day bed and their own private bathroom before taking off.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s London Guide

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Air France

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Air France La Première Lounge

WHERE: Charles de Gaulle Airport

The first-class treatment begins immediately upon arrival at Terminal 2E for guests flying in Air France’s La Première cabin. From the special check-in lounge, guests enter a pre-security waiting area that’s followed by the exquisite La Premiere Lounge, which contains several plush seating areas, a business center, a Biologique Recherche spa offering complimentary treatments, a relaxation area for naps, a swanky bar, and an outstanding restaurant overseen by none other than master chef Alain Ducasse. (A favorite dish of frequent visitors to this lounge is coquillettes: elbow pasta made with ham and black truffle, a sort-of adult macaroni and cheese.) When it’s time to board, lounge guests are whisked away to their respective gates by car.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Paris Guide

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Al Mourjan Business Lounge

WHERE: Hamad International Airport

Qatar Airways has a reputation for maintaining excellent lounges across the board, but one particular standout location is the Al Mourjan Business Lounge, whose massive size and impressive decor place it among the best in the world. Covering two floors and more than 100,000 square feet, the lounge features work areas, conference rooms, showers, a variety of restaurants, quiet rooms for naps, family rooms for privacy, and even a dedicated game room. With high ceilings and bronze walls adorned with traditional calligraphy, the lounge features a large pond that lends a spa-like feel to the space. Aside from the size and level of privacy found here, guests particularly enjoy the well-stocked bar, perhaps the only airport lounge in the world to serve Krug Champagne for free.

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Royal First Lounge

WHERE: Suvarnabhumi Airport

Thai Airways maintains eight lounges at this Bangkok airport, the best of which is the Royal First Lounge. First-class passengers receive personal escorts to and from the lounge, and buggy rides through the airport to their gate. The lounge has sleeping rooms, shower suites, two VIP rooms, six “private corners” for groups or families, and a 22-seat dining room. Best of all, guests are given complimentary 60-minute full-body massages at the Royal Orchid Spa; 30-minute foot or neck and shoulder massages are also available. The spa also has steam rooms, saunas, and shower suites. Both the lounge and the spa are on Concourse D, making it easy to visit both, but many passengers choose to spend most if not all of their preflight time at the spa.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Visit Fodor’s Bangkok Guide


The World’s Most Luxurious Airport Lounges? ›

Whatever amenities passengers choose while awaiting their flight in Dubai, the Emirates First-Class lounge offers everything on a grand scale., which may explain why it's the largest such lounge in the world.

What is the biggest airport lounge in the world? ›

Whatever amenities passengers choose while awaiting their flight in Dubai, the Emirates First-Class lounge offers everything on a grand scale., which may explain why it's the largest such lounge in the world.

Can you sleep in an airport VIP lounge? ›

Many of the best Priority Pass lounges in the world are open 24/7, which makes catching a cat nap (or more) very easy. Keep in mind that some lounges frown upon people sleeping there, and many also have time limits on how long you can stay, so factor this into consideration when planning out your night.

Are airport VIP lounges worth it? ›

Airport lounges are generally worth the effort to get in, whether as provided by your airline ticket, credit card or elite status. The benefits are truly there, from the basics like Wi-Fi, clean restrooms, beverages and a place to sit, to sit down meals and premium beverages.

What is the world's largest first class lounge? ›


Emirates features several First Class lounges at its hub in Dubai, but the one in Concourse A is the most impressive one: it's the biggest First Class lounge in the world, providing seating for almost 600 (!!!)

What is the best paid lounge access? ›

The Platinum Card® from American Express is our #1 pick for airport lounge access (read more about this card). This card has the largest pool of unlimited lounge access, including American Express lounges, The Centurion Lounge, partner networks, Delta Sky Club, and Priority Pass Select lounges.

Who has the nicest airport lounge? ›

LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has 5.21 lounges per mile, the most in the U.S. Miami International Airport (MIA) has the best airport lounges overall, with an average score of 81.09 out of 100 across our ranking factors.

What is the world's most expensive lounge? ›

The Lockheed Lounge by Australian designer Marc Newson has retained its title as the world's most expensive design object, after selling for more than £2 million. Newson's riveted aluminium and fiberglass chaise longue fetched £2,434,500 during a sale at auction house Phillips in London last night.

What airlines have sleeping pods? ›

Air New Zealand recently announced the world's first lie-flat “pods” — for economy travelers. The rentable sleep pods, called “Skynest,” are set to debut in 2024.

Do airport VIP lounges have showers? ›

Showers. Some lounges have showers that you can use to freshen up during a long layover. The desk staff will typically be able to provide towels for you to use.

Are drinks free in airport VIP lounge? ›

Lounges typically set food up in a way where you can help yourself as needed. They often offer free snacks and other food choices, plus drinks, including alcoholic beverages. These food and drink offerings come at no extra cost to you.

How much is a dragon pass? ›

You can purchase our DragonPass membership with price starting from £68 and US$99 from our mobile app, website, or calling our 24/7 hotline on +886 4-2206-8053 or our UK office English Service Hotline: +44(0) 161 929 8844 (Office Hour : Monday to Thursday 9AM-5PM, Friday 9AM-4:30 PM UK Time).

Is there a dress code for airport lounges? ›

Smart-casual is a common policy for airport lounges and it's not particularly restrictive. Such regulations prohibit lounge customers from wearing short clothing, offensive slogans, pajamas and fancy dress, to name but a few items.

How long can you stay in airport lounge? ›

How Long Can You Stay at an Airport Lounge? In most airport lounges, you're allowed to stay for 2-3 hours before departure or after landing. Some also offer extended stays for upwards of 5 hours.

What's the most expensive first-class seat? ›

That $66,000 ticket? That's in Etihad Airways' first class "The Residence," a 430-square-feet suite on the upper deck of an Airbus 380. (That's bigger than most hotel rooms, by the way.) The suite comes with a separate bedroom including a queen-sized bed, as well as a private bathroom.

How long can I stay in Emirates first class lounge? ›

Relax in our Emirates lounges

Join us in our lounges in Dubai and around the world. Dine, unwind or catch up on business at Emirates Business Class lounges and Emirates First Class lounges for up to four hours before your flight.

What plane has the largest first-class suite? ›

Singapore Airlines A380 Suites

That's not just hyperbole—at 50 square feet, its A380 Suites wins by measurement as well, giving first-class passengers more space than any other airline.

Which Amex gives you lounge access? ›

If you're a Platinum Card® from American Express cardholder, you get complimentary access to the Amex lounge networks on the day of your departure.

What do you get in No 1 lounge? ›

The lounge's extensive, complimentary drink selection includes a variety of alcoholic*, soft and hot drinks - served to you from the fully tended bar. *A house selection of wines, sparkling wines, beers, spirits is included. Champagne and premium drinks are available at an additional charge.

What is the Sapphire lounge? ›

What are Chase Sapphire Lounges? Chase Sapphire Lounges are Chase's network of airport lounge offerings in partnership with The Club, and offer amenities like bar and dining service, showers, rest and wellness areas, business lounges, family rooms, and more.

What airport do most celebrities use? ›

It's where everyone goes to become a star and find work. Los Angeles International Airport is a major hot spot for celebrity sightings. Thing is, fans will have a hard time seeing them because most likely, there will be tons of paparazzi waiting for the A-listers as well in hopes of getting a good shot of them.

Which is the best first class lounge in USA? ›

American & British Airways Chelsea Lounge JFK (best first class lounge) United Polaris Lounge SFO (best business class lounge) Delta Sky Club LAX (best airline membership lounge) Qantas First Lounge LAX (best lounge for elite members)

Can you pay to get into American lounge? ›

Can you buy a day pass to American Airlines lounge? Yes, a one-day pass to American Airlines lounges can be purchased online or at select club locations for $59 or 5,900 AAdvantage miles.

What is the most VIP club? ›

Berghain is infamous for being the most exclusive, hard-to-get-into nightclub in the world.

What is the most luxurious night club in the world? ›

Hakkasna club is the most probably expensive club in the world. The nightclub raises the bar of entertainment by offering four distinct nightlife experiences as well as two stories of dining decadence.

How much is the United Lounge per year? ›

Membership prices
MileagePlus statusAnnual membership cost
General member$650 or 85,000 miles
Premier® Silver$650 or 85,000 miles
Premier Gold$650 or 85,000 miles
Premier Platinum$600 or 80,000 miles
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Can you lie down in first class? ›

Choose first class if you can

Traveling first class is one of the options that can help. While there are limits to how cozy you can get in business class, first class lie-flat seats are the best seating option you can get on most flights if a supremely relaxing rest is what you desire.

How much does it cost to sleep in a pod? ›

Go Sleep Pods average prices range from 10-15 USD per hour.

How much does it cost to fly in a pod? ›

First class flyers on Cathay Pacific Airways, which can cost $28,000 round trip, get there own little pod that can turn into a bed. You also get a personal TV, your own pajamas, and a LCD touchscreen that lets you control the lights. 3.

Can you eat as much as you want in airport lounge? ›

Don't go overboard just because it's free. You might be tempted to eat and drink as much as you possibly can because it's all free. This can be a bad idea -- if you drink too much, you might not even be allowed on the flight, and if you eat too much, you might ruin your appetite for what could be a great meal later.

Is it OK to sleep in an airport lounge? ›

In many airports, the answer is yes. However, there are airports that close at night and other airports that simply do not permit/like airport sleepers and are openly hostile. We suggest you visit the airport guide for the airport you are inquiring about.

Can you spend the night in airport lounges? ›

Head to Airport Lounges

The good news is that airline lounges aren't limited to just first-class passengers and members. The downside is that most lounges aren't open overnight.

Which bank gives free access to airport lounges? ›

Best Airport Lounge Access Debit Cards in India 2023
Debit CardAnnual FeeLounge Access
ICICI Bank Sapphiro Debit CardRs. 1,4994 complimentary domestic lounge access per quarter
IDFC First Bank Visa Signature Debit CardCommunicated at the time of sourcing1 complimentary domestic lounge access per quarter
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Is everything free in business class lounge? ›

It's airport lounges that this guide is mostly focused on, given airline lounges are usually reserved for business or first-class passengers. Whichever type of lounge you're in, food and drink is usually free. You may also be able to shower or watch TV, read a paper and charge your devices in peace and quiet.

Can economy class use the lounge? ›

That's right, nowadays even if you are flying economy and have absolutely no airline loyalty, you can pay to enter a new style of pay-per-use lounges. PAY-PER-USE LOUNGES are first class lounges that are open to ALL travellers regardless of airline flown – for a relatively small fee.

Is King of Dragon Pass worth it? ›

King of Dragon Pass is the best game you've never played. Unless you have played it, in which case you'd probably agree that it's one of the best games you've ever played. First released on PC in 1999, it was recently overhauled for mobile, and that new version has now returned home.

What does DragonPass entitle you to? ›

Your DragonPass membership entitles you to airport lounge access throughout the year. You are limited to one (1) airport lounge entry/access per airport. The duration entitled for each visit is subject to the respective airport lounges' terms and conditions.

How much does DragonPass lounges cost? ›

While some cards do offer a complimentary DragonPass membership, each lounge visit or additional visits will cost $32 USD so it truly cannot be called a benefit.

What should a girl wear to a lounge? ›

Nevertheless, ladies should always dress in business casual or cocktail attire at minimum to meet any nightlife dress code requirements. Recommended club attire for women would include a tight crop top or blouse top, tight jeans, and heeled shoes.

What are the disadvantages of an airport lounge? ›

The Cons of Airline Lounges

If the lounge is crowded, you might still be able to find a seat, but you could be waiting longer for drinks and have to put up with more noise. If you decide to take your family on your business trip, which some travelers choose to do, take note that not all lounges are family friendly.

How do you sit in an airport lounge? ›

If you're already at the airport, just walk up to the lounge entrance and ask if you're eligible for entry. If you are, note that you will need to present your access credential (such as the credit card that includes access or your Priority Pass card), your photo ID and your boarding pass.

Can you shower in airport lounge? ›

NAP Many international lounges have sleep rooms (though most lounges don't make flight announcements, so set an alarm). Afterward, you can shower or relax in a bath. WORK If you like to arrive at the airport early, a lounge is an ideal place to avail yourself of free Wi-Fi and printers.

Can I use airport lounge twice in a day? ›

No, you cannot use the same credit card twice to access the same airport lounge. You can swipe for two different lounges at the same airport. However, you need to wait for some hours if you want to do so. Can someone else utilise my airport lounge credit card?

Can you spend all day in an airport lounge? ›

There's no limit on how many Priority Pass lounges and restaurants you can visit in a day. So if there are three Priority Pass lounges in an airport, you can visit all three in one day at the airport.

What is the most luxurious plane seat? ›

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  • Emirates First Class Suites.

What airline is the best airline to fly? ›

The Wall Street Journal ranked Delta Airlines as its best airline in the United States for 2022. Delta has been number one on the list for five out of the last six years, which is an impressive run considering the Wall Street Journal has been releasing the list for 15 consecutive years.

What is the world's #1 rated first class airplane seat? ›

Swiss International Air Lines Zurich lounge wins the award as the World's Best First Class Airline Lounge.

Can you keep the pajamas in First Class Emirates? ›

Pajamas. Some first-class flyers on luxury airlines may receive a set of pajamas to wear on their flight. As airlines cannot reuse these pajamas, these pajamas are yours to keep after the flight, according to David Adler, founder and CEO of The Travel Secret.

Can anyone sit in Emirates lounge? ›

​​​​​​​Emirates Lounge access is exclusive to customers flying in First Class or Business Class. If you're an Emirates Skywards Gold member travelling in Economy Class, you can also enjoy access to our Business Class Lounges around the globe and Silver members can enter our Business Class Lounges in Dubai.

Can you shower in Emirates lounge? ›

Freshen up in our private shower spas or choose a pampering treatment at the Timeless Spa. You can even catch up on the news, check in on the office or simply enjoy some quiet time before you board.

What's the highest class you can fly? ›

In general, first class is the highest class offered, although some airlines have either branded their new products as above first class or offered business class as the highest class.

Which US airline has the biggest seats? ›

Passengers who require extra room can purchase another seat at the time of booking and receive the money back after contacting customer service. The airlines with the widest seats among US airlines are JetBlue Airways and Silver Airways. 18 inches wide. Spirit Airlines' average economy seat has a width of 17.75 inches.

Which airline has the best first class cabin? ›

Singapore Airlines' first class seat on the retrofitted 777-300ER aircraft. The world's second best first class airline is currently Dubai-based airline Emirates. Emirates describes its first class experience on the A380 “as close as it comes to your own private jet”.

How to get into Amex lounge for free? ›

Enrollment required. Those who hold The Platinum Card® from American Express receive complimentary unlimited access to the Centurion Lounge for themselves. The guest policy allows for up to two guests if the cardholder has spent $75,000 in the prior calendar year.

Is platinum Amex better than gold? ›

Amex Platinum ultimately offers more value, though. For example, its benefits include airport lounge access, while the Amex Gold Card's perks do not. When it comes to ongoing rewards on purchases, Amex Platinum has a higher maximum earning rate and better travel rewards. But Amex Gold provides more everyday value.

Do you tip in VIP lounge? ›

At best, tipping is optional in an airport lounge, but it's usually appreciated nonetheless. In the United States, for example, tipping most members of a wait staff and professionals who provide a service is customary. Despite this convention, tipping in a U.S. airport lounge is not required.

Is there a dress code for the No 1 airport lounge? ›

Is there a dress code? We ask all of our guests to wear smart-casual clothing. We reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone wearing clothing which we deem to be unsuitable.

How do you get into the Sapphire lounge? ›

To get Chase Sapphire Reserve Lounge access, you'll simply show your card and a boarding pass at the check-in desk, and you should be able to use all the amenities that a lounge offers while waiting for your flight.

Does Chase Sapphire give you access to airport lounges? ›

General travel credit cards: The Chase Sapphire Reserve is a general travel card in the sense that it's not co-branded with an airline or hotel chain. Cardmembers can get Priority Pass Select membership and access over 1,300 airport lounges worldwide.

What is the most crowded airport in the world? ›

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson international airport topped the list as the world's busiest airport for the second year in a row. The airport had an increase of 23.8% to 93,699,630 passengers in 2022.

Which is the largest airport terminal building in the world? ›

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Satellite Concourse S1 one of the largest satellite terminals in the world.

Which is the world largest single roof airport? ›

Dubbed as phase-1A of the project - Istanbul New Airport - will have a capacity to handle 90 million passenger per year, making it the largest such facility in the world.

Where is the biggest international airport in the US? ›

Denver International Airport (DEN or DIA) is the biggest airport in the US and the world's second-biggest airport behind King Fahd International Airport.
Denver International Airport.
Airport NameDenver International Airport
LocationNortheast Denver, Colorado
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What is the most sophisticated airport? ›

Doha Hamad

The airport has been described as the most architecturally significant terminal complex in the world, as well as being the most luxurious. It is the hub airport for Qatar Airways.

Which is the most beautiful airport in the world? ›

Singapore Changi Airport: Singapore's Changi Airport, known for its stunning indoor waterfall, is top of Skytrax's 2023 ranking of the world's best airports.

What is the most visited airport in the US? ›

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Which airport has the most floors? ›

Dubai International Airport is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east of Dubai and spread over an area of 7,200 acres (2,900 ha) of land. Terminal 3 is the second-largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport terminal in the world.

What is the largest airport by land? ›

Saudi Arabia's King Fahr International Airport covered by far the largest land area, more than ten times the size of the third biggest airport in the ranking, Dallas/Fort Worth International in the United States.

What is the largest airport in history? ›

In terms of overall size, the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest airport by an overwhelming margin.

What is the smallest airport in the world by size? ›

Irausquin Airport (IATA: SAB, ICAO: TNCS) is an airport on the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba. Its runway is widely acknowledged as the shortest commercial runway in the world, with a length of 400 m (1,312 ft).

What is the largest airport in the world by size in US? ›

1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): Atlanta, GA – 110.5 Million Passengers. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport may take up over 4,700 acres of land, but that impressive size is still over 1,000 acres less than it would need to break into the top ten largest airports in the US.

What is the widest airport runway in the world? ›

The Ulyanovsk Vostonchny Airport (ULY)'s runway clocking in at 5,000m (16,000ft) in length shares the title with Shigatse Peace Airport as the longest runway in the world. The ULY Airport's 02/20 runway has a reinforced concrete surface and boasts the longest and widest dimension at 5km and 105 meters respectively.

What is the smallest airport in the US? ›

The rather unique honor of hosting the smaller airport in the US goes to Montana. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Dawson Community Airport is the smallest in America. It covers a mere 413 acres and is at an elevation of 2,458 feet, and is five miles northwest of Glendive in Dawson County.

What is the oldest airport in the United States? ›

College Park Airport (KCGS) was established in 1909 after Wilbur Wright came to the field to train two military officers to fly in the government's first aeroplane. The facility is now the world's oldest continually operated airport and is the site of many significant aviation firsts.

Which US city has the most airports? ›

After New York, Los Angles has the most airports, with five airports close to the city. Los Angeles International (LAX) is clearly the largest, but the greater Los Angeles area is also served by Long Beach Airport, Ontario International Airport, Burbank Airport, and John Wayne Airport. ]


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