DFW Lounge

Old Sep 23, 12, 12:51 pm
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DFW Lounge

Flying LH F out of DFW. Lufthansa site directs me to a private "Lounge Club". Are there any other options. I have never been to DFW airport before. THX
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Old Sep 23, 12, 4:27 pm
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You can ride the Skylink tram (airside) to terminal E and visit the United Club between gates 6 and 7. Count on approximately 10 minutes transit each way.

The United Club isn't that different than the lounge Lufthansa will send you to. How comfortable Lufthansa's lounge is depends a lot on how full your flight is. The "lounge club" is actually a set of small, separate lounges, one of which is dedicated to Lufthansa, and there seems to be about just enough seats to accommodate every premium passenger when the plane is full, no more.

If your flight is full and the main attraction of a lounge is quietness, go to the United Club. Otherwise, for comfort, food and drink options, it's about even. I think the main differences are the United Club has a full (staffed) bar and a few work areas.

When I fly Air Canada, I make the trip to the United Club as it is my only option, but when I fly Lufthansa, I stick with the "club lounge."

(of course, the United Club doesn't make any announcement for Lufthansa flights)

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Old Sep 23, 12, 10:54 pm
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You can ride the Skylink tram (airside) to terminal E and visit the United Club between gates 6 and 7. Count on approximately 10 minutes transit each way.

The United Club isn't that different than the lounge Lufthansa will send you to. How comfortable Lufthansa's lounge is depends a lot on how full your flight is. The "lounge club" is actually a set of small, separate lounges, one of which is dedicated to Lufthansa, and there seems to be about just enough seats to accommodate every premium passenger when the plane is full, no more.

If your flight is full and the main attraction of a lounge is quietness, go to the United Club. Otherwise, for comfort, food and drink options, it's about even. I think the main differences are the United Club has a full (staffed) bar and a few work areas.

When I fly Air Canada, I make the trip to the United Club as it is my only option, but when I fly Lufthansa, I stick with the "club lounge."

(of course, the United Club doesn't make any announcement for Lufthansa flights)
Great, thanks for the insight!
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Old Sep 26, 12, 1:02 am
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Of note, if you haven't taken your flight yet, Skylink is under maintenance until the end of the month. Only one track in service, all trains running in one direction only (iso both), so still 10 minutes to come back from terminal E to D, but 20 minutes to get there as you go through A, B and C.
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Old Sep 26, 12, 2:44 pm
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Of note, if you haven't taken your flight yet, Skylink is under maintenance until the end of the month. Only one track in service, all trains running in one direction only (iso both), so still 10 minutes to come back from terminal E to D, but 20 minutes to get there as you go through A, B and C.
Thanks for the input, will keep that in mind, but I have about 3 hours, so maybe there is time to hit both...
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Old Sep 26, 12, 10:04 pm
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I actually think the LH lounge is better than the (awful) UA club. No food to mention, but a full drinks list and great view on the tarmac.
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Bumping this old thread with a quick question: Is the lounge staffed by LH agents? We'll be arriving in DFW on a separate ticket and may need to check-in or have documents checked.

I guess one more question for good measure: does an agent typically escort F paxs from the lounge to the gate?
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Old Sep 15, 16, 9:16 pm
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*A shows that the LH lounge is the Club Lounge. Anything special there for LH F passengers? I see that it has shower facility and that will come in handy since I will be flying in on an early morning flight arriving in DFW at around Noon.

We plan to have a light lunch before boarding the LH flight at 3:55p in F. Should we even bother visiting the lounge or should we find a nice restaurant in terminal D to spend our time?
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