Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge Overview

Air New Zealand’s key Business Class lounge at Auckland International Airport reopened in September 2015 after a NZ $14 million refurbishment.

Given that this is Air New Zealand’s flagship lounge, on recent visits to Auckland Airport a couple of us have both checked it out, taken photos and noted our impressions – all up it’s a very solid change with a couple of key features turn heads, and it’s generally worthy of flagship status in Air New Zealand’s Koru Club network.
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Emirates Auckland Lounge Overview

Heading to Sydney from Auckland in Emirates Business Class in late 2016, I checked out the Emirates Auckland International Lounge.

This lounge caters for Emirates First and Business Class customers flying from Auckland to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Dubai, and given Emirates large presence in Auckland, is predictably vast. Continue reading…

Qantas Sydney T3 Domestic Business Lounge Overview

As part of a recent trip to Canberra in Qantas Business Class, I called into the Qantas Domestic Business Class Lounge in Sydney so we could create this overview of one of Qantas’ flagship domestic lounges.

In short – while the Sydney lounge is not part of their recent lounge refurbishment program in Perth, Canberra and soon Brisbane – it still has good views, dining and comfortable seating, whilst still feeling relatively modern.
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Qantas Sydney International Business Lounge Overview

Recent travel arrangements saw two of the Point Hacks team with flights departing from Sydney’s International Terminal and an opportunity to check out Qantas’ Sydney International Business Lounge.

We thought it a perfect opportunity to combine our experiences and reflect on what the lounge has to offer, in particular, space, comfort, facilities and, of course, food and beverage options.
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