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BOM GVK Business Vs Premium lounge access?

Old Feb 11, 19, 12:46 pm
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BOM GVK Business Vs Premium lounge access?

Hey guys, so Iíve traveled out of BOM close to 50 times now and one thing still hasnít gotten through to me. I know for certain thereís a business lounge in the east wing and then a superior ďpremiumĒ lounge in the west wing which also has dining for first class pax. If you are a first class pax, then you are sent to the premium lounge. All the times Iíve travelled economy on some star alliance airline (with star gold status) or like last year when I flew Thai J out of BOM, I was sent to the normal business class lounge east wing. My question is does anyone know which airlines use the West wing premium lounge for business class. Yes thereís a first class extension in that lounge, but what about business class? Word out there is that Qatar is one of the few airlines that send their business passengers to that lounge but I havenít confirmed this as of yet so was wondering if one of you guys knew the answer to this. Most other airlines send their J pax to the business east wing lounge but Iím trying to find the few airlines than send their J passengers to the premium west wing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and cheers!
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Old Feb 11, 19, 12:52 pm
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I've always been sent to the West lounge with EK, flying EgyptAir I was late and didn't have time to go to the lounge, and at the time didn't know about the East Wing lounge so would've tried going to the West one, no idea if they'd let me in, on Etihad it was West, but I was travelling F, don't know if their J pax also go to that lounge. I've been turned away from the East lounge with an EK lounge invite recently
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Old Feb 11, 19, 1:01 pm
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Originally Posted by flyingrohit View Post
Hey guys, so Iíve traveled out of BOM close to 50 times now and one thing still hasnít gotten through to me. I know for certain thereís a business lounge in the east wing and then a superior ďpremiumĒ lounge in the west wing which also has dining for first class pax. If you are a first class pax, then you are sent to the premium lounge. All the times Iíve travelled economy on some star alliance airline (with star gold status) or like last year when I flew Thai J out of BOM, I was sent to the normal business class lounge east wing. My question is does anyone know which airlines use the West wing premium lounge for business class. Yes thereís a first class extension in that lounge, but what about business class? Word out there is that Qatar is one of the few airlines that send their business passengers to that lounge but I havenít confirmed this as of yet so was wondering if one of you guys knew the answer to this. Most other airlines send their J pax to the business east wing lounge but Iím trying to find the few airlines than send their J passengers to the premium west wing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and cheers!
Don't know East or West but have always been to the GVK lounge ( huge with free foot massgae). Few times while in F have gone to the cordoned off F section. Big Deal. Last month flew EY J, same lounge.
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Old Feb 11, 19, 1:25 pm
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Don't know East or West but have always been to the GVK lounge ( huge with free foot massgae). Few times while in F have gone to the cordoned off F section. Big Deal. Last month flew EY J, same lounge.
West is to the right after security, East is left.
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Old Feb 11, 19, 2:10 pm
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I've always been sent to the West lounge with EK, flying EgyptAir I was late and didn't have time to go to the lounge, and at the time didn't know about the East Wing lounge so would've tried going to the West one, no idea if they'd let me in, on Etihad it was West, but I was travelling F, don't know if their J pax also go to that lounge. I've been turned away from the East lounge with an EK lounge invite recently
Ok so it seems the ME carriers are paying the premium to send their pax to the west lounge, now it will be interesting to see if the same rolls for any of the Asian carriers. Can confirm Thai uses the inferior east wing, but curious if anyone has flown SQ J if they use the west lounge for their J pax.
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