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Old Nov 14, 18, 1:06 am
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or they just recognize you
As a side note, returning from Kaoshiung I got a hand written note on my boarding pass that I should go to the EVA lounge instead of the China Airlines lounge. Not sure what that was about. I did not recognise any other EVA lounge guests on flight afterwards.
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Old Nov 14, 18, 2:03 am
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As a side note, returning from Kaoshiung I got a hand written note on my boarding pass that I should go to the EVA lounge instead of the China Airlines lounge. Not sure what that was about. I did not recognise any other EVA lounge guests on flight afterwards.
Booooo you flew to KHH on JL codeshare? CI suppose to provide you lounge access. No idea why they sent u over to BR...I am sticking to your "face" theory LOL "here we go it's that guy again...let's mess with him this time"
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Old Nov 14, 18, 2:38 am
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Booooo you flew to KHH on JL codeshare? CI suppose to provide you lounge access. No idea why they sent u over to BR...I am sticking to your "face" theory LOL "here we go it's that guy again...let's mess with him this time"
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The JAL flight to KHH arrives so late. Preferred to make dinner.
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I hope this would be a good place to ask.

Departing NRT in JL J to DEL, OWE, arriving previous day [under 24h if it matters] in JL F - what would be the best lounge to use?
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I hope this would be a good place to ask.

Departing NRT in JL J to DEL, OWE, arriving previous day [under 24h if it matters] in JL F - what would be the best lounge to use?
The rules are a same day connection, which is defined as until next day 6am, to be allowed to use the F lounge. So you will need to use one of the J lounges. I would go for the one most convenient for your gate. Just NOT the Cathay lounge.

As Narita airport closes at night, you will have leave the airside of the airport for the night If you need a visa to Japan, you will need it for this connection.
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The rules are a same day connection, which is defined as until next day 6am, to be allowed to use the F lounge. So you will need to use one of the J lounges. I would go for the one most convenient for your gate. Just NOT the Cathay lounge.

As Narita airport closes at night, you will have leave the airside of the airport for the night If you need a visa to Japan, you will need it for this connection.
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huh OP is Emerald LOL
Wow must be blind....

Main F lounge or satellite F depending on gate, and the need for sushi....
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Old Nov 15, 18, 6:59 pm
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Wow must be blind....

Main F lounge or satellite F depending on gate, and the need for sushi....
Told you that you need the GG card long time ago and you just didn't believe me Main vs Satellite will also depends on the need for "better" champagne
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Main F lounge or satellite F depending on gate, and the need for sushi....
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Old Nov 27, 18, 8:09 pm
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Hi - on a related topic re: NRT Sakura Lounge closures, am I reading the JL notice correctly that we can use the Cathay and / or Qantas lounges as well? I have a 4 1/2 hr layover (arr T2 and dep T2) in NRT this Saturday (2pm-6pm) and given how chaotic the Sakura lounge is, I'm considering trying out one of the others - or maybe all of them. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old Nov 27, 18, 8:21 pm
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Hi - on a related topic re: NRT Sakura Lounge closures, am I reading the JL notice correctly that we can use the Cathay and / or Qantas lounges as well? I have a 4 1/2 hr layover (arr T2 and dep T2) in NRT this Saturday (2pm-6pm) and given how chaotic the Sakura lounge is, I'm considering trying out one of the others - or maybe all of them. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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The Qantas lounge or the Admirals Club. The Cathay lounge is really not that interesting. Qantas is in the sattelite bulding, the Admirals Club is in the main building.
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The Qantas lounge or the Admirals Club. The Cathay lounge is really not that interesting. Qantas is in the sattelite bulding, the Admirals Club is in the main building.
Excellent!! Thanks for the info.
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Old Dec 5, 18, 11:52 am
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
The Qantas lounge or the Admirals Club. The Cathay lounge is really not that interesting. Qantas is in the sattelite bulding, the Admirals Club is in the main building.
Just wanted to post a follow-up and thanks again to CPH_Flyer. Ended up in the (almost deserted) Qantas lounge for a few hours. Was a very relaxing time with decent snacks, drinks, etc.
On the way to our Gate I snuck into the Admirals club for a bit which was also quiet as a lot of the AA flights were boarding.
So a very enjoyable bit of lounge hopping, especially considering what a scrum the Sakura lounge is.
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Old Dec 13, 18, 10:35 pm
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I always go to the satellite building first class lounge if I do not feel like having sushi. It's way less popular over there. If massage will be back it will be amazing (we'll see before Fall 19).
The problem is the sushi has fallen apart - they have tuna every second week if the moon is blue - and itís announced on some obscure website. I literally used to book out of Narita for the sushi (for flights serving out of both airports, like HKG), but thatís just not a thing anymore.
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Old Dec 13, 18, 11:47 pm
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Originally Posted by Pseudo Nim View Post

The problem is the sushi has fallen apart - they have tuna every second week if the moon is blue - and itís announced on some obscure website. I literally used to book out of Narita for the sushi (for flights serving out of both airports, like HKG), but thatís just not a thing anymore.
I don't agree that the sushi has fallen apart. Though the futomaki is pretty uninspired, the other fish varieties that cycles through the options are (usually) very nice. But when it is futomaki week, I usually replace that with one of the other options.
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