*G Lounge access at MXP

Old Jan 5, 08, 12:56 pm
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*G Lounge access at MXP

Does anyone know the lounge situation at MXP? I will be flying on LH and then connecting to United metal at FRA to the states. I found only very old threads in the archives with contradictory information.
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Old Jan 5, 08, 1:01 pm
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According to the Lufthansa website there are both a Senator and Business lounge. Depending on how this station chooses to enforce/make the rules, you may have access to the Senator lounge but will definitely have access to the Business lounge.
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Old Jan 5, 08, 1:03 pm
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Old Jan 5, 08, 2:30 pm
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I've flown out of MXP a few times (most recently in September 2007). There is definitely an LH lounge airside, and I have had no problem accessing the LH lounge as a 1K (*G). I don't remember LH having separate Senator/Business lounges, though; perhaps there are just 2 sides of the same lounge.
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Old Jan 5, 08, 5:03 pm
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They do have two sections to the lounge. Left at the desk for the SEN lounge and right for the Business lounge. I actually prefer the Business lounge as it is much more spacious. Food is marginally better in the SEN lounge but that does not make up (at least IMHO) for the ability to hear others in there eating their food (pet peeve of mine).
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Old Jan 5, 08, 7:38 pm
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They do have two sections to the lounge. Left at the desk for the SEN lounge and right for the Business lounge. I actually prefer the Business lounge as it is much more spacious. Food is marginally better in the SEN lounge but that does not make up (at least IMHO) for the ability to hear others in there eating their food (pet peeve of mine).
Thanks for the info. As a *G does one have a choice of lounges or do they direct you to the business lounge?
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Old Jan 6, 08, 4:49 am
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Thanks for the info. As a *G does one have a choice of lounges or do they direct you to the business lounge?
Both times that I have visited, I have held a F BP for the connecting flight from FRA - so no personal experience re: *G access. However, the lounge access info on LH's website indicates that as a *G you are eligible to use either the SEN or Business lounge.
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Is this or are there other lounges in the NON-Schengen area of the airport (Terminal 1B)?
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Old Jan 17, 11, 11:38 pm
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In the past there was a lounge with a Sen section and a Biz section.
Arround two years ago it was reconverted and now is all a Biz Lounge where you can access with *G, Sen, Biz Class ticket,...

I do not think there is another LH/*A lounge in the Non-shenghen area, but distances are small so you will be fine using the mentioned lounge.
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Old Feb 11, 11, 6:56 pm
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don't turn left

The problem with this lounge is that if you turn left it offers alomst nothing, if you turn right it offers marginal (LH-standard) food.
It has been stated here that left is SEN and right is business. I doubt this.
But the lounge dragons pay no notice of your status and send everyone to the left anyway. Go right (in this case)!
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At MXP on my mid-morning flight out on CO, I was given a lounge pass to a contract lounge. Food options were minimal: crossaints, yogurt and cereal. No eggs or hot/cooked food options. Free internet!
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