Category Archives: AIRSIDE

Air France reopens Washington Dulles lounge, featuring a refreshed, vibrant look and feel

Air France saw the opening of its refurbished lounge in Washington-Dulles International Airport today. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers on both Air France & KLM, and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,

Air France reopens Washington Dulles lounge, featuring a refreshed, vibrant look and feel

Air France saw the opening of its refurbished lounge in Washington-Dulles International Airport today. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers on both Air France & KLM, and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,

Cathay opens latest lounge in Shanghai Pudong

While Cathay Pacific’s latest ethos might have shifted from ‘Life well travelled’ to ‘Move beyond’ it seems that the physical manifestation of the brand hasn’t taken a different tack just yet. The latest offering from the carrier will open tomorrow

Cathay opens latest lounge in Shanghai Pudong

While Cathay Pacific’s latest ethos might have shifted from ‘Life well travelled’ to ‘Move beyond’ it seems that the physical manifestation of the brand hasn’t taken a different tack just yet. The latest offering from the carrier will open tomorrow

Alaska Airlines opens doors to new flagship lounge with cosy design flourishes and a dozen Seattle microbrews on tap

Alaska Airlines have finally opened the doors to their impressive new flagship lounge in the North Satellite Terminal at Sea-Tac International Airport. Designed by Seattle architect Graham Baba, this 15,800 square foot lounge oozes West Coast charm, framed by picture

Alaska Airlines opens doors to new flagship lounge with cosy design flourishes and a dozen Seattle microbrews on tap

Alaska Airlines have finally opened the doors to their impressive new flagship lounge in the North Satellite Terminal at Sea-Tac International Airport. Designed by Seattle architect Graham Baba, this 15,800 square foot lounge oozes West Coast charm, framed by picture

British Airways opens new lounge in San Fransisco with First dining concept

British Airways is making strides in bringing its new lounge concept to life across the globe. This week saw the carrier unveil its latest new lounge in San Francisco, the third lounge Stateside to benefit from the airline’s investment plan

British Airways opens new lounge in San Fransisco with First dining concept

British Airways is making strides in bringing its new lounge concept to life across the globe. This week saw the carrier unveil its latest new lounge in San Francisco, the third lounge Stateside to benefit from the airline’s investment plan

Singapore Airlines plans on upgrades to Changi lounges, opening 2021

Singapore Airlines has announced it will be investing more than SGD50 million in a somewhat overdue, revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3. The current lounges will close in phases, starting August 2019 when

Singapore Airlines plans on upgrades to Changi lounges, opening 2021

Singapore Airlines has announced it will be investing more than SGD50 million in a somewhat overdue, revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3. The current lounges will close in phases, starting August 2019 when

Plaza Premium opens new Helsinki lounge, with the brand’s first Playroom featuring sustainable toys

The end of June saw Plaza Premium open its doors to a new Helsinki lounge, situated between gates 34 and 40 on the third floor of International Departures Terminal 2, the non-Schengen terminal of Helsinki Airport. The new lounge also

Plaza Premium opens new Helsinki lounge, with the brand’s first Playroom featuring sustainable toys

The end of June saw Plaza Premium open its doors to a new Helsinki lounge, situated between gates 34 and 40 on the third floor of International Departures Terminal 2, the non-Schengen terminal of Helsinki Airport. The new lounge also

Finnair’s new Platinum Wing Lounge is open for business, showcasing new ‘residential’ feel

Finnair has opened the doors to its latest lounge which has been renamed the ‘Platinum Wing’ which replaced the existing premium lounge which was the nicer of the two spaces found in Helsinki’s main terminal. The lounge has taken a

Finnair’s new Platinum Wing Lounge is open for business, showcasing new ‘residential’ feel

Finnair has opened the doors to its latest lounge which has been renamed the ‘Platinum Wing’ which replaced the existing premium lounge which was the nicer of the two spaces found in Helsinki’s main terminal. The lounge has taken a

United Opens New Club Lounge At LaGuardia Airport’s New Terminal B Eastern Concourse Next Week

LaGuardia is in the midst of a renovation project, and this Sunday United customers using New York-LaGuardia Airport will get to experience the brand new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse. The new concourse area features ceilings up to 55-feet

United Opens New Club Lounge At LaGuardia Airport’s New Terminal B Eastern Concourse Next Week

LaGuardia is in the midst of a renovation project, and this Sunday United customers using New York-LaGuardia Airport will get to experience the brand new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse. The new concourse area features ceilings up to 55-feet

American Opens Flagship Lounge In Dallas Fort Worth Terminal D

American has just opened its latest lounge in the airline’s largest hub, in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) where the airline is seeing continued growth. This follows the LAX Flagship lounge which opened earlier this year. The Flagship Lounge,

American Opens Flagship Lounge In Dallas Fort Worth Terminal D

American has just opened its latest lounge in the airline’s largest hub, in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) where the airline is seeing continued growth. This follows the LAX Flagship lounge which opened earlier this year. The Flagship Lounge,

Star Alliance Opens Latest Branded Lounge In Paris, CDG

Star Alliance has officially completed the refurbishment of its seventh branded lounge, first opened 11 years ago at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport. At 980 square metres the lounge offers seating for just over 220 guests and takes influence from Parisian

Star Alliance Opens Latest Branded Lounge In Paris, CDG

Star Alliance has officially completed the refurbishment of its seventh branded lounge, first opened 11 years ago at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport. At 980 square metres the lounge offers seating for just over 220 guests and takes influence from Parisian

British Airways To Introduce Wave Of New Lounges, Headlined By New Club Lounge In JFK

Joining British Airways’ recently completely renovated First lounge in New York’s JFK Terminal 7, the airline has just opened its doors to its new Business Class lounge. No longer called a Galleries Lounge, the new Club Lounge features the airline’s

British Airways To Introduce Wave Of New Lounges, Headlined By New Club Lounge In JFK

Joining British Airways’ recently completely renovated First lounge in New York’s JFK Terminal 7, the airline has just opened its doors to its new Business Class lounge. No longer called a Galleries Lounge, the new Club Lounge features the airline’s

Changi’s Jewel In The Crown Set To Open In Singapore Next Week

We can’t pretend that we are not excited, one of the most ambitious airport builds in South East Asia is almost complete. Jewel Changi Airport was unveiled yesterday, with Singaporean residents given a first sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination.

Changi’s Jewel In The Crown Set To Open In Singapore Next Week

We can’t pretend that we are not excited, one of the most ambitious airport builds in South East Asia is almost complete. Jewel Changi Airport was unveiled yesterday, with Singaporean residents given a first sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination.

New Star Alliance Lounge Opens In Amsterdam

Star Alliance customers travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol can look forward to a new lounge experience, competing with the new KLM Crown Lounge that is still in development. The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers

New Star Alliance Lounge Opens In Amsterdam

Star Alliance customers travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol can look forward to a new lounge experience, competing with the new KLM Crown Lounge that is still in development. The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers

Qantas Not Only Reveals, But Designs New Singapore Lounge In VR

Qantas is using virtual reality in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality

Qantas Not Only Reveals, But Designs New Singapore Lounge In VR

Qantas is using virtual reality in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality

Helsinki Opens ‘Aukio’, A New Atmospheric Extension To Its Terminal

Helsinki Airport has just opened a new 33,400sq m space which makes the airport as much of a destination as those that the passengers there are heading to. Named ‘Aukio’ the architecture, design and atmosphere are a testament to Finnish skills.

Helsinki Opens ‘Aukio’, A New Atmospheric Extension To Its Terminal

Helsinki Airport has just opened a new 33,400sq m space which makes the airport as much of a destination as those that the passengers there are heading to. Named ‘Aukio’ the architecture, design and atmosphere are a testament to Finnish skills.

American Express Reopens Larger And Enhanced Centurion Lounge In Miami

Yesterday saw the re-opening of American Express’ Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport. The lounge was recently expanded and renovated to offer Platinum Card Members access to even more space and better food and beverage selections in one of the

American Express Reopens Larger And Enhanced Centurion Lounge In Miami

Yesterday saw the re-opening of American Express’ Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport. The lounge was recently expanded and renovated to offer Platinum Card Members access to even more space and better food and beverage selections in one of the

Cathay Brings Yoga To Its ‘Life Well Travelled’ Philosophy

Long-haul Cathay passengers transiting through Hong Kong Airport may find the airline’s latest addition to their Pier Lounge a welcome haven to stretch and relax during their journey. Designed in partnership with The Pure Group, The Sanctuary by Pure Yoga

Cathay Brings Yoga To Its ‘Life Well Travelled’ Philosophy

Long-haul Cathay passengers transiting through Hong Kong Airport may find the airline’s latest addition to their Pier Lounge a welcome haven to stretch and relax during their journey. Designed in partnership with The Pure Group, The Sanctuary by Pure Yoga

Could Seattle’s Paine Field New Passenger Terminal Be The Nirvana Of Airside PaxEx?

There are few airports in the world that are a sheer joy to fly from, but this new small and perfectly formed terminal could be a nirvana for passengers travelling to and from the greater Seattle area when it commences

Could Seattle’s Paine Field New Passenger Terminal Be The Nirvana Of Airside PaxEx?

There are few airports in the world that are a sheer joy to fly from, but this new small and perfectly formed terminal could be a nirvana for passengers travelling to and from the greater Seattle area when it commences

Los Angeles Is The Latest Hub To Receive United’s Polaris Lounge

Today see’s customers traveling in United’s Polaris business class – the airline’s International Premium Cabin – now being able to enjoy an awesome new space, including a la carte dining, before their travels in the new United Polaris lounge at Los

Los Angeles Is The Latest Hub To Receive United’s Polaris Lounge

Today see’s customers traveling in United’s Polaris business class – the airline’s International Premium Cabin – now being able to enjoy an awesome new space, including a la carte dining, before their travels in the new United Polaris lounge at Los

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

Air Canada Opens New Lounge In LaGuardia

Air Canada passengers travelling from New York’s LaGuardia rejoice. The new lounge is now officially open. Opened at the start of December, this new space signals the opening of the new Eastern concourse at Terminal B. The new lounge, conveniently located

Air France Upgrades JFK Lounge, Still Includes Evening A La Carte Dining

Air France has just announced the opening of its upgraded JFK lounge. The upper level of the lounge has been updated and renovated to offer passengers a Parisian bistro dining experience prior to their quick night flights back to Paris.

Air France Upgrades JFK Lounge, Still Includes Evening A La Carte Dining

Air France has just announced the opening of its upgraded JFK lounge. The upper level of the lounge has been updated and renovated to offer passengers a Parisian bistro dining experience prior to their quick night flights back to Paris.

KLM Opens First Stage Of New Crown Lounge

Just shy of KLM’s centenary, the airline has opened the first stage of its brand new lounge in Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The lounge now boasts a completely new setup, set over tiered layers, with a brand new ‘trendy’ ambience. The

KLM Opens First Stage Of New Crown Lounge

Just shy of KLM’s centenary, the airline has opened the first stage of its brand new lounge in Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The lounge now boasts a completely new setup, set over tiered layers, with a brand new ‘trendy’ ambience. The

ANA Plans On Upgrades for Domestic Lounges

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving forward with a plan to “raise the bar on customer service” even higher. ANA is well known for an internationally-high standard excellence in hospitality, so there is no surprise that the airline wants to

ANA Plans On Upgrades for Domestic Lounges

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving forward with a plan to “raise the bar on customer service” even higher. ANA is well known for an internationally-high standard excellence in hospitality, so there is no surprise that the airline wants to

Air France Launches Special Versailles Themed Experience For La Premiere Passengers

Passengers checking in or transiting through Paris CDG might notice something different. As ambassadors of ‘French lifestyle and superior savoir-faire’, Air France and the Palace of Versailles share many values and help to promote France’s influence throughout the world. As a

Air France Launches Special Versailles Themed Experience For La Premiere Passengers

Passengers checking in or transiting through Paris CDG might notice something different. As ambassadors of ‘French lifestyle and superior savoir-faire’, Air France and the Palace of Versailles share many values and help to promote France’s influence throughout the world. As a

Qantas Completes Major Domestic Lounge Upgrade In Melbourne

Following the soft-opening of their Melbourne lounge earlier this year, Qantas has completed a major upgrade of its domestic lounges at the Airport, providing customers with more seats, an Asian spice bar and premium designs inspired by Melbourne’s landscape. The

Qantas Completes Major Domestic Lounge Upgrade In Melbourne

Following the soft-opening of their Melbourne lounge earlier this year, Qantas has completed a major upgrade of its domestic lounges at the Airport, providing customers with more seats, an Asian spice bar and premium designs inspired by Melbourne’s landscape. The

British Airways Opens Gilded Doors To First Class Lounge In JFK’s Terminal 7

While Norwegian may have recently taken the crown of flying more passengers across the Atlantic to New York area as a non-US carrier – a long-standing honour recently held by British Airways – the legacy carrier has just shown why

British Airways Opens Gilded Doors To First Class Lounge In JFK’s Terminal 7

While Norwegian may have recently taken the crown of flying more passengers across the Atlantic to New York area as a non-US carrier – a long-standing honour recently held by British Airways – the legacy carrier has just shown why

China Airlines Reopens Lounge In Taipei’s Taoyuan Terminal 2

China Airlines has a fairly phenomenal lounge in Terminal 1 of Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport. Designed by Ray Chen back in 2014, the larger of the three lounges is a beautiful designer heaven, featuring both a business class and VIP

China Airlines Reopens Lounge In Taipei’s Taoyuan Terminal 2

China Airlines has a fairly phenomenal lounge in Terminal 1 of Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport. Designed by Ray Chen back in 2014, the larger of the three lounges is a beautiful designer heaven, featuring both a business class and VIP

British Airways Increases Focus On Connecting Passengers Including Chauffeur Service For Club World And First Cabins

Heathrow can be stressful sometimes (although we’ve had our fair share of excellent experiences too and usually can get from gate to tube on a good day in just 6 minutes) however, if your flight is delayed or connecting flight

British Airways Increases Focus On Connecting Passengers Including Chauffeur Service For Club World And First Cabins

Heathrow can be stressful sometimes (although we’ve had our fair share of excellent experiences too and usually can get from gate to tube on a good day in just 6 minutes) however, if your flight is delayed or connecting flight

Plaza Premium To Open New Lounge in Helsinki

Helsinki is increasingly becoming a popular stopover for passengers between Europe and Asia. Dubbed the ‘fastest way to Asia’ Helsinki Airport benefits from a geographical advantage, meaning flights from Helsinki are much shorter than flying from other European capitals. Appealing

Plaza Premium To Open New Lounge in Helsinki

Helsinki is increasingly becoming a popular stopover for passengers between Europe and Asia. Dubbed the ‘fastest way to Asia’ Helsinki Airport benefits from a geographical advantage, meaning flights from Helsinki are much shorter than flying from other European capitals. Appealing

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Features A New ‘Forest’ Terminal. But Selecting A Winner Was No Walk In The Park

Bangkok Airport (Airports of Thailand) has announced that they have selected DBALP, the architecture firm led by Duangrit Bunnag, to design a brand new major terminal that will be capable of handling up to 30 million passengers a year. Dubbed

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Features A New ‘Forest’ Terminal. But Selecting A Winner Was No Walk In The Park

Bangkok Airport (Airports of Thailand) has announced that they have selected DBALP, the architecture firm led by Duangrit Bunnag, to design a brand new major terminal that will be capable of handling up to 30 million passengers a year. Dubbed