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HNL / Honolulu Shared Admirals Club & JL Sakura Lounge (master thread)

Old Apr 29, 15, 11:33 am
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Admirals Club at Honolulu expected to reopen August 2021

HNL / Honolulu Int'l. Airport Overseas Terminal Central Lobby Shared Admirals Club - Sakura Lounge
Overseas Terminal, Central Lobby, Across from Central Security Checkpoint and Ralph Lauren Store
On Third Floor Above The [email protected] Restaurant

Link to HNL information on aa.com.

Link to HNL web site

Location: The Honolulu International Airport Shared Admirals Club / JL Sakura Lounge is in "In central lobby of overseas terminal, across from central security checkpoint and Ralph Lauren retail store, located on 3rd floor above "The [email protected]" restaurant.." (aa.com) See here for map.

Hours: The hours are posted by JL. http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/lounge/america/hnl/. aa.com HNL Club information here: link.

Amenities: not listed.


Originally Posted by hi-guy View Post
Aloha <hi-guy>,

We would like to invite you to relax at the Honolulu Admirals Club, a shared lounge with Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge. We are located in the central concourse main lobby above "The Local @HNL" restaurant formerly known as the Kona Brewing Company restaurant. Take the elevator or stairs near the restaurant from the second level to the third floor. We are open from 0530am-1000pm daily.

If you're not familiar with the Honolulu Airport, "The Local @HNL" restaurant is located across the main security checkpoint #3. (Above the Garden Court). See map below.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Mahalo,

Tempy, Shari, Diane, Karen, Armie, and Pam

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HNL / Honolulu Shared Admirals Club & JL Sakura Lounge (master thread)

Old Apr 5, 09, 7:03 pm
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HNL / Honolulu Shared Admirals Club & JL Sakura Lounge (master thread)


HNL / Honolulu International Airport Shared Admirals Club / JL Sakura Lounge
Overseas Terminal, Central Lobby, Across from Central Security Checkpoint and Ralph Lauren Store
On Third Floor Above Kona Brewing Company Restaurant

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Old Nov 13, 20, 4:55 am
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Originally Posted by SkyTeam777 View Post
Any other lounge open in 2020 at HNL? Was hoping at least a Priority Pass Lounge would be open w Hawaiian by end of year.
As of this week, both HA HNL lounges are now open. Unfortunately, the Plumeria Lounge (the one accepting Priority Pass) closes at 4pm so it’s not very useful for any of AA’s evening departures.

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HNL lounge situation

Hi there, we are flying ex HNL (to PHX) on Wed eve in F. Looks like AA is closed. Japan Airways is showing their Sakura lounge as being operational, does anyone know if thats true? We are both OW Emeralds (BA Gold) many thanks!
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Originally Posted by Seat 1K View Post
Hi there, we are flying ex HNL (to PHX) on Wed eve in F. Looks like AA is closed. Japan Airways is showing their Sakura lounge as being operational, does anyone know if thats true? We are both OW Emeralds (BA Gold) many thanks!
This Admirals Club is expected to open in August.
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Originally Posted by Seat 1K View Post
Hi there, we are flying ex HNL (to PHX) on Wed eve in F. Looks like AA is closed. Japan Airways is showing their Sakura lounge as being operational, does anyone know if that’s true? We are both OW Emeralds (BA Gold) … many thanks!
The space is shared by AA and JL. AA AC members currently don't have access on US domestic itineraries, even as AC members, however as BA OWEs you have access regardless based on OW rules since the AA carve out for domestic flights isn't a consideration.
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Originally Posted by teemuflyer View Post
The space is shared by AA and JL. AA AC members currently don't have access on US domestic itineraries, even as AC members, however as BA OWEs you have access regardless based on OW rules since the AA carve out for domestic flights isn't a consideration.
That’s no longer the case. AA is granting long haul Hawaii First Class passengers lounge access.
NEW First Class Lounge Access Long Haul to Hawaii and HNL Club Closure

Qualifying transcontinental

Flights with seats ticketed as Flagship:

  • New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)
  • JFK and San Francisco (SFO)
  • JFK and Orange County (SNA)
  • LAX and Miami (MIA)

Qualifying other domestic

Flights with seats ticketed as Flagship:

  • Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) and Honolulu (HNL)
  • DFW and Kona (KOA)
  • DFW and Maui (OGG)
  • Chicago (ORD) and HNL
  • Charlotte (CLT) and HNL

the Honolulu Club is now expected to reopen August 16.
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
Thats no longer the case. AA is granting long haul Hawaii First Class passengers lounge access.
NEW First Class Lounge Access Long Haul to Hawaii and HNL Club Closure

Qualifying transcontinental

Flights with seats ticketed as Flagship:

  • New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)
  • JFK and San Francisco (SFO)
  • JFK and Orange County (SNA)
  • LAX and Miami (MIA)

Qualifying other domestic

Flights with seats ticketed as Flagship:

  • Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) and Honolulu (HNL)
  • DFW and Kona (KOA)
  • DFW and Maui (OGG)
  • Chicago (ORD) and HNL
  • Charlotte (CLT) and HNL

the Honolulu Club is now expected to reopen August 16.
Excellent!

Although one would hope that soon enough AC members would actually have access... due to, I don't know, membership .
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The HNL club is gonna be a zoo w all premium cabin pax plus AC members plus JL pax using it!!! Wow, I’m gonna guess that’s the end of a self serve bar there.
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Originally Posted by SkyTeam777 View Post
The HNL club is gonna be a zoo w all premium cabin pax plus AC members plus JL pax using it!!! Wow, Im gonna guess thats the end of a self serve bar there.
I wouldn't be too concerned on the one hand. I would think there is quite a bit of overlap between AC members and premium cabin flyers in general. And the shared space is huge.. Now the bathroom situation, being outside the lounge, might become an issue.
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I am flying DFW-HNL in F in about 3 weeks. How do I know whether my ticket is "Flagship" or not. Are all F tickets = Flagship? I don't think so.
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Originally Posted by apeortdz View Post
I am flying DFW-HNL in F in about 3 weeks. How do I know whether my ticket is "Flagship" or not. Are all F tickets = Flagship? I don't think so.
See post https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/33472130-post87.html

Qualifying other domestic

Flights with seats ticketed as Flagship:

  • Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) and Honolulu (HNL)
  • DFW and Kona (KOA)
  • DFW and Maui (OGG)
  • Chicago (ORD) and HNL
  • Charlotte (CLT) and HNL

the Honolulu Club is now expected to reopen August 16.
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Thanks...but my query remains unanswered...
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Old Aug 8, 21, 9:24 pm
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Originally Posted by apeortdz View Post
I am flying DFW-HNL in F in about 3 weeks. How do I know whether my ticket is "Flagship" or not. Are all F tickets = Flagship? I don't think so.
Quick answer is no. Not all F tickets = Flagship. Only select routes offer Flagship tickets (J or F). Theses are clearly shown on aa.com during the purchase process.
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Originally Posted by apeortdz View Post
I am flying DFW-HNL in F in about 3 weeks. How do I know whether my ticket is "Flagship" or not. Are all F tickets = Flagship? I don't think so.

No, not all Hawaii flights are Flagship. Only the midcon flights (DFW/ORD/CLT, operated with widebody equipment) market the premium cabin as Flagship Business.

(so, the flights to/from LAX and PHX are not Flagship, for example)
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Originally Posted by ESpen36 View Post
No, not all Hawaii flights are Flagship. Only the midcon flights (DFW/ORD/CLT, operated with widebody equipment) market the premium cabin as Flagship Business.

(so, the flights to/from LAX and PHX are not Flagship, for example)
Thanks. I paid for DFW-HNL in fare class D (Discount First/Business) so I guess that is not Flagship. I honestly cannot remember whether the Flagship label was there since I purchased this over a year ago and modified it twice.
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