Lounge Review: Iberia Premium Lounge Velazquez at Madrid Barajas

Lounge Review: Iberia Premium Lounge Velazquez at Madrid Barajas

(Posted on December 8, 2018) Iberia operates three lounges at Madrid Barajas airport. All of those are located in its Terminal 4, and there is one in the Schengen departure area of the main building (Iberia Premium Lounge Dali), one in the non-Schengen departure area…

Airport Hotel Review: Hotel Tach Madrid Airport

Airport Hotel Review: Hotel Tach Madrid Airport

(Posted on December 4, 2018) While there’s a hotel inside Madrid airport’s terminal 4, most of the airport hotels are located a short shuttle bus ride away from the terminals, near Barajas station. One of such hotels is the Hotel Tach Madrid Airport where I stayed…

Lounge Review: Jet Lounge at Vienna International

Lounge Review: Jet Lounge at Vienna International

(Posted on November 30, 2018) Besides a couple of Austrian Airlines lounges in Vienna airport’s terminal 3, there are also four contract lounges – one in both Schengen and non-Schengen parts of both the old and new terminals. In the past I visited and wrote about…

Lounge Review: The Qantas London Lounge at London Heathrow

Lounge Review: The Qantas London Lounge at London Heathrow

(Posted on November 24, 2018) Besides the lounges at its bases in Australia (such as the Sydney lounge), Qantas also operates a network of lounges at its outstations. One of those is The Qantas London Lounge at Heathrow airport’s terminal 3 which was…

Airport Hotel Review: Incheon Airport Hotel (Seoul)

Airport Hotel Review: Incheon Airport Hotel (Seoul)

(Posted on November 22, 2018) During my last month’s layover in Seoul, I was originally planning to stay at Hotel SKY Incheon which was recommended to me by a friend. However, when I arrived at the hotel, I was shocked to find a “closed for renovation” sign on the…

Lounge Review: KAL Lounge at Fukuoka International

Lounge Review: KAL Lounge at Fukuoka International

(Posted on November 16, 2018) Given the proximity of Japan and Korea, and the number of Korean Air flights between the two countries, it’s no surprise that Korean Air’s KAL Lounges are the most ubiquitous lounges in international terminals of Japanese airports…

Airport Hotel Review: Hotel Route-Inn Chitose Eki-mae (Sapporo)

Airport Hotel Review: Hotel Route-Inn Chitose Eki-mae (Sapporo)

(Posted on November 12, 2018) Having traveled to Sapporo quite a few times in the past – especially for plane spotting – I had the chance to stay at several hotels around Sapporo New Chitose airport including the ANA Crowne Plaza. In September, I visited…

Lounge Review: Lounge Hana at Naha Okinawa

Lounge Review: Lounge Hana at Naha Okinawa

(Posted on November 6, 2018) Besides the domestic lounges operated by ANA and JAL – the two largest airlines in Japan – there are also third-party “credit card” lounges at airports all over Japan. One such lounge is Lounge Hana (stylized “~hana~”) which can be found…

Lounge Review: ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose

Lounge Review: ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose

(Posted on October 31, 2018) Both JAL Sakura Lounge and ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose airport went through a renewal process in the last couple of years. While the JAL Lounge reopened in 2016, the ANA Lounge reopened in September 2017…

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

(Posted on October 19, 2018) Kagoshima airport is one of the ten busiest airports in Japan, and with about fifty domestic Japan Airlines group flights departing the airport every day, it is no surprise that JAL operates a Sakura Lounge there. While the lounge has been at…