cairo airport lounge?

Old Jun 26, 10, 12:03 pm
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I got 5hr layover at cai airport before my lh f flight to fra. What lounge options do I got?
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Old Jun 26, 10, 12:15 pm
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Nothing to write home about!!
I'd spend the time somewhere else, like the leMeridien Heliopolis which is close to the airport.
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Don't know if there is something else avail for LH F, but SEN/HON/*G/C passengers are directed to Egyptair *A lounges. There are 4 of them in T3, all the same. No food, some snacks, soft drinks, no alcohol, otherwise lounge/seating is ok, free wifi.
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I got 5hr layover at cai airport before my lh f flight to fra. What lounge options do I got?
A simple look on the LH website would have shown you all the lounge options you have.
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You'll most likely be given an invitation to the MS lounge closest to your gate. Nothing sinister in that, it spreads the load across the lounges.

They are absolutely fine: as comfortable as you could expect, split into mini-zones, some with TV, others more quiet. There are refreshments - nothing special: just soft drinks, tea and coffee, with sandwiches, cheese, biscuits and cakes.

Also free wifi, a notch up on the FRA's etc of the Star empire.

The terminal itself has a number of fastfood outlets and duty-free shops.
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Old Jun 27, 10, 7:17 am
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I was very pleasently surprised at how modern and comfortable the MS *A lounges were on a recent trip. Good wi-fi, nice seating, TVs, cold drinks, decent coffe machine and nice cakes/snacks etc. Much better than others I could mention.....all good ^
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any lounge better than the other?
I see a F lounge and C lounge on lh.com...
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Only tried the J lounges - all v.v. similar just different size/.shape.
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any lounge better than the other?
I see a F lounge and C lounge on lh.com...
I've never seen an F lounge in CAI ?
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Old Jun 27, 10, 11:32 am
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I've never seen an F lounge in CAI ?
Something to do with your status?

If you do a lounge search on lufthansa.com for "First Class" and "Cairo" you get two hits:

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3
Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance Business Lounge
Opening hours 24 hours

and

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3
Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance First Class Lounge
Opening hours 24 Hours

If you search for "HON Circle" and "Cairo" you only find

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3
Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance Business Lounge
Opening hours 24 hours

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I'm flying F so I wonder if the f lounge is anything better....
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Originally Posted by NewbieRunner View Post
Something to do with your status?

If you do a lounge search on lufthansa.com for "First Class" and "Cairo" you get two hits:

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3
Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance Business Lounge
Opening hours 24 hours

and

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3

Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance First Class Lounge
Opening hours 24 Hours

If you search for "HON Circle" and "Cairo" you only find

Airport Cairo International
Location Departure Terminal 3
Name Egypt Air STAR Alliance Business Lounge
Opening hours 24 hours

I was still never in an F Lounge in CAI even when flying in F. Perhaps it is new or I didn't notice any difference?
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Originally Posted by Rambuster View Post
I was still never in an F Lounge in CAI even when flying in F. Perhaps it is new or I didn't notice any difference?
Possibly...

Does this give a clue?
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Originally Posted by NewbieRunner View Post
Possibly...

Does this give a clue?
Or maybe this:

http://www.egyptair.com/English/News/Pages/lounge.aspx
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Old Jun 28, 10, 12:42 am
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Does it suggest it was there once but not any more?

Or that it is there but Rambuster could not find it?
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