LX lounges restarting

Old Jul 15, 20, 3:28 am
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Originally Posted by BlueNordicSky
I was able to enter the Aspire lounge in ZRH as a SEN last weekend. It was early morning so it was not too busy, but there was nothing noteworthy there either: you could get a morning coffee or champagne and a pre-packaged plate of pretzels. Note that you will not be able to bring in a guest with this current lounge arrangement.
Think Ill be able to get in as an AC*S flying in J on AC879 next week?
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Old Jul 15, 20, 3:59 am
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Originally Posted by yyztozag
Think Ill be able to get in as an AC*S flying in J on AC879 next week?
No. Nothing has changed since the last time you asked. AC does not pay for this lounge.
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Old Jul 15, 20, 4:18 am
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Originally Posted by airoli
No. Nothing has changed since the last time you asked. AC does not pay for this lounge.
Normally they pay for the LX lounges. I dont know what the contract between LX and Aspire/Priority Pass is, but assumably Aspire just takes guests that would normally be eligible for the LX lounges.
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Old Jul 15, 20, 4:55 am
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Originally Posted by yyztozag
I dont know what the contract between LX and Aspire/Priority Pass is, but assumably Aspire just takes guests that would normally be eligible for the LX lounges.
No. LX pays Swissport, the operator of the Aspire lounge, a contractually negotiated fee for passengers LX decides to be worth admission. LX only does this for passengers on its own (LHG) flights.

AC does not curerntly pay LX, or any other lounge provider in Zurich, for admission.
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Old Jul 15, 20, 5:19 am
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Originally Posted by airoli
AC does not curerntly pay LX, or any other lounge provider in Zurich, for admission.
So LX doesnt charge AC a cent when AC pax use their lounges for free?
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Old Jul 15, 20, 5:32 am
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Originally Posted by yyztozag
So LX doesnt charge AC a cent when AC pax use their lounges for free?
I don't think that's relevant. The Aspire is not an LX lounge, not a *A lounge, not a *G lounge.
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Old Jul 15, 20, 6:08 am
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Originally Posted by Stuttgart21
I don't think that's relevant. The Aspire is not an LX lounge, not a *A lounge, not a *G lounge.
If AC pays LX (or *A which forwards money to LX) for lounge fees, and LX is sending their lounge guests to Aspire, wouldnt that mean that AC pax can probably use that lounge?
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Old Jul 15, 20, 6:44 am
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Originally Posted by yyztozag
If AC pays LX (or *A which forwards money to LX) for lounge fees, and LX is sending their lounge guests to Aspire, wouldnt that mean that AC pax can probably use that lounge?
It's my understanding both AC as well as LX currently have most of their lounges closed.

LX is not gonna pay AC for LX pax not having access to AC lounges (say, in YUL). And AC is not gonna pay LX for AC pax not having access to LX lounges (say, in ZRH).
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Old Jul 15, 20, 7:17 am
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Originally Posted by yyztozag
So LX doesn’t charge AC a cent when AC pax use their lounges for free?
No. AC pays LX for every visitor as part of a long-term contract.
Bur right now it's a pandemic. LX lounges are closed. AC doesn't pay. And AC has no interest in negotiating a separate contract for use of the Aspire lounge. They'd rather save that $.
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Old Jul 17, 20, 6:21 am
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ZRH SEN opening Monday apparently
Although Ill believe it when I see it!
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Old Jul 17, 20, 6:55 am
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Originally Posted by vantage03
ZRH SEN opening Monday apparently
Although Ill believe it when I see it!
A gates, B/D gates or Dock E?

Also, can I go to an E lounge if my flight leaves from a D-gate?
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Old Jul 17, 20, 8:49 am
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I understood SEN A only, but well see
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Old Jul 17, 20, 11:41 am
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Originally Posted by vantage03
I understood SEN A only, but well see
SEN A and with HON/First section, I was told.
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Old Jul 17, 20, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by shipsmail
SEN A and with HON/First section, I was told.
Hopefully they open all lounges by August, Im considering booking my first F ticket YUL-ZRH for the end of August. Can I use an F lounge after coming off an F flight?

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Old Jul 18, 20, 1:13 am
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Can I use an F lounge after coming off an F flight?
Yes, if coming off an LX flight
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