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Old Nov 19, 10, 3:39 pm
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Lounge Access Questions Platinum AAdvantage

Hi guys,

This is the first time I am posting here so please move this thread if not in right place. I am a Platinum AAdvantage member. I am going to India next month. I have a flight from ORD-LHR on British. Am I allowed to go to any lounges in Chicago or London? I have never been to a lounge. Thanks.
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Old Nov 19, 10, 4:37 pm
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Hi guys,

This is the first time I am posting here so please move this thread if not in right place. I am a Platinum AAdvantage member. I am going to India next month. I have a flight from ORD-LHR on British. Am I allowed to go to any lounges in Chicago or London? I have never been to a lounge. Thanks.
As AA Plat you'll have access to the BA lounge at ORD. If you're flying BA on to India, then you'll also have BA lounge access in London; otherwise if you're not on BA you won't.

What class of service are you in (coach, WT+, business, first)? In business or higher, then you'd get lounge access regardless of your Oneworld Sapphire status.

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Old Nov 19, 10, 4:53 pm
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Old Nov 20, 10, 2:38 am
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There's an extensive thread on this subject here:
Help Desk: Lounge Access Rules

Also, my oneworld Lounge Access Wizard.

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Old Nov 20, 10, 8:35 am
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Thanks for the info. I am flying coach.
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Old Nov 21, 10, 4:17 pm
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Enjoy the BA Lounge in LHR. The J Lounge there is better than any of AA's Flagship Lounges.


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Thanks for the info. I am flying coach.
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Old Nov 26, 10, 2:37 pm
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Enjoy the BA Lounge in LHR. The J Lounge there is better than any of AA's Flagship Lounges.
Agree. I think most of the international One world lounges are better than the AA flagships. I spend a lot of time in the QF lounges in Sydney, Auckland, Brisbane and they are nice.
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Old Nov 28, 10, 6:57 am
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Enjoy the BA Lounge in LHR. The J Lounge there is better than any of AA's Flagship Lounges.
Actually, I think the AA Flagship Lounge at JFK is as nice as the BA J lounge. BA F or Concord Room is a different animal however.
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Old Nov 28, 10, 8:03 am
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Actually, I think the AA Flagship Lounge at JFK is as nice as the BA J lounge. BA F or Concord Room is a different animal however.
I'd also rate the AAFL over BA J at JFK, in fact I'd rate it over BA F at JFK too. Pity they're in different terminals.
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Old Nov 28, 10, 6:32 pm
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I'd also rate the AAFL over BA J at JFK, in fact I'd rate it over BA F at JFK too. Pity they're in different terminals.
I agree. But I was actually talking about AA at JFK vs. BA at LHR.
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I may even prefer the AA Flagship at JFK over the LHR T5 F lounge. The latter is often to crowded and the food offerings not of great quality. And: staff at AA louinges are alsways so helpful for queries and problem solving. I do like the F lounge at LHR T3 though. Smaller but nices atmosphere.
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