BA Silver, but flying KLM?

Old Aug 18, 06, 9:08 am
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Question BA Silver, but flying KLM?

Hi All,

I am a BA Silver holder. I sometimes fly KLM and was wondering if i could use the BA lounge if i was flying KLM since the KLM gate is right outside the BA lounge in LHR. I'm guessing no, but it was worth asking..
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Old Aug 18, 06, 9:10 am
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You are correct.

KLM are not part of OneWorld so you cannot use the BA lounge.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 9:11 am
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You could if you were Gold though.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 9:14 am
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Originally Posted by tristan727
You could if you were Gold though.
..but only the Terraces.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 9:35 am
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Originally Posted by Swanhunter
..but only the Terraces.
And no guests either, as I found out last weekend.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted by tristan727
You could if you were Gold though.
Hey I guess this means my blagging skills aren't terribly bad as I got in the Iberia lounge as a BA Exec Gold at FRA for a KL flight to AMS.

Now that I think of it, that shouldn't have happened, right? I think I made some excuse that the BA lounge was in the non-Schengen side and as we were in Schengen, etc. etc.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 1:20 pm
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Originally Posted by vla
Hey I guess this means my blagging skills aren't terribly bad as I got in the Iberia lounge as a BA Exec Gold at FRA for a KL flight to AMS.

Now that I think of it, that shouldn't have happened, right? I think I made some excuse that the BA lounge was in the non-Schengen side and as we were in Schengen, etc. etc.
I'd say your blagging skills are pretty good as some IB employees do their best to deny even those entitled to use the lounge to get in.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 1:50 pm
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Originally Posted by virtualtroy
I'd say your blagging skills are pretty good as some IB employees do their best to deny even those entitled to use the lounge to get in.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 2:03 pm
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Originally Posted by vla
Hey I guess this means my blagging skills aren't terribly bad as I got in the Iberia lounge as a BA Exec Gold at FRA for a KL flight to AMS.

Now that I think of it, that shouldn't have happened, right? I think I made some excuse that the BA lounge was in the non-Schengen side and as we were in Schengen, etc. etc.
The other day me, another gold card holder and one guest were flying with a non-OW carrier and we all got into the IB lounge @ BCN. I knew we weren't entitled to use the lounge, but it doesn't hurt to try.
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Old Aug 18, 06, 2:34 pm
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I've managed to get into the BA lounge at DXB while connecting with EK, but it wasn't around the time BA flys, so the lounge was very quiet.
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