For frequent high-flyers, these lounges offer a small oasis amid the bustle in airports
Traveling can be an exhaustive journey, but who says you can’t have a great, relaxing experience in airports? For years now, airlines across the world have been committed to the flying experience, elevating their services through business class lounges. From private transfers, entertainment, to delectable cuisines, you can have the ultimate comfort while waiting for your flight. With impressive facilities and great table service, you can even squeeze in work in your favorable environment.
Scroll below to know what the top business class lounges around the world can offer you in your journey.
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Turkish Airlines, Istanbul
Merging the Business Lounge with a museum is one of the best innovations of Turkish Airlines. Apart from appreciating the stunning and unique architecture of the dining area, you can immerse yourself in an array of activities. From entertainment in the media wall, golf simulator, and realistic racetrack, to relaxation in the library, private shower suites, and spa, you are certain to enjoy your time in this lounge.
Access: Open 24/7 to Star Alliance business class passengers
Location: Close to gate E1 of the new Istanbul Airport
Flight schedule: Turkish Airlines has flights every hour to over 130 destinations
Qatar Airways Al Mourjan, Doha
While the famed Al Mourjan spiraled staircase is something to look forward to, the business lounge’s impressive service and facilities offer you an abode of relaxation. The social areas have extensive options of continental and international cuisine like Biryani style dishes and French-style grilled chicken breast. You can pair these with a variety of Brut Champagne, Lanson Rose, and Pommery. In need of a shower? Better have your name listed first as the shower suites can get full. After all, Al Mourjan has the best luxury amenities around.
Access: Qatar Airways or any other Oneworld Airline First Class and Business Class passengers
Location: Close to the escalator near Duty-Free of the Doha Hamad International Airport
Flight schedule: Qatar Airways has flights every hour to over 160 destinations
Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi
Resembling a boutique hotel, the Business and Premium Lounges boast of elegant interiors. Apart from the working spaces, you have the luxury to freshen up in the shower suites and unwind at the champagne or cigar bars. The international buffet includes options for cheeses, pastries, and meats. Hot items of Western and Asian cuisines are available as well. To bring you ultimate relaxation, spend time at the Six Senses Spa to receive facial treatments or support massages. With their impressive service, you can have an unforgettable time in this lounge.
Access: Etihad Airways passengers flying in The Residence or First Class
Location: Business Class Lounges are in Terminals 1 & 3 of the Abu Dhabi International Airport
Flight schedule: Etihad Airways has flights to over 100 destinations while their Airbus A380s have flights to London, New York, Seoul, Paris, and Sydney.
Emirates Airways, Dubai
Spanning almost the entire length of the terminal, you can board your flight directly from this lounge. Business centers with working spaces and Wi-Fi connections are available together with a couple of areas for resting. To add to the opulent experience, you can indulge in their Moët and Chandon champagne lounge featuring the finest canapes and delicate bites created by Michelin-starred chefs. No matter what you crave, their gourmet dining will certainly serve it for you.
Access: Emirates Airways Skywards passengers
Location: Two levels up the main concourse of the Dubai International Airport
Flight schedule: Emirates Airways has flights to over 80 countries
Singapore Airlines, Silverkris Lounge, Singapore
With massive spaces featuring tasteful art pieces, modern dining areas, and Italian-leather couches to rest on, the Silverkris proves to be the best place to feel at home. For business travelers, Silverkris has different seating options that allow you to work in privacy. As for the lounge’s food selection, you can indulge in vegetarian courses, Chinese stir-fried classics, and Western cuisine. Wash these down with their liquor menu that includes Dom Perignon vintage champagne.
Access: Open 24/7 to Singapore Airlines and Star Alliance business class passengers
Location: Terminal 2, close to Gate E; Terminal 3, close to Gate A; and The Private Room at Terminal 3 of Changi Airport
Flight schedule: Singapore Airlines has flights to over 130 destinations