LX First class lounge ZRH?

Old Jun 21, 22, 1:34 pm
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Itís really crazy that LH and LX donít have (or apply?) the same lounge rules. On LH, if you arrive in FRA in F, you can use the FCL A (and B when it was open) (not the FCT) whether or not you have another flight / separate ticket or not. Ie you can use the FCL as an ďarrival loungeĒ.
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Old Jun 21, 22, 1:38 pm
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Originally Posted by NYC1 View Post
Just to be clear, it seems the issue here for Nick Art was that his flight from ZRH to OSL was on a separate ticket. If it was on the same ticket as his F flight from JFK to GVA then he would have been granted access to the F lounge (presumably both A and E).
Yes, onward on same ticket grants access
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Old Jun 21, 22, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by ced_lx View Post
News to me as well. I would have assumed access would have been granted. I wouldn't be surprized if another employee wold have a different view on this...
Itís ultimately up to the lounge agent but the rules are group wide now & maybe subject to audit, it does cost 😊
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Old Jun 21, 22, 1:46 pm
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Originally Posted by NYC1 View Post
Itís really crazy that LH and LX donít have (or apply?) the same lounge rules. On LH, if you arrive in FRA in F, you can use the FCL A (and B when it was open) (not the FCT) whether or not you have another flight / separate ticket or not. Ie you can use the FCL as an ďarrival loungeĒ.
No, arrival lounge access is a SEN & HON benefit, for FCL access at FRA upon arrival you would need to have an ongoing connection on the same ticket

Otherwise you could fly LAX to FRA in F & then continue to CDG in whY on a separate ticket & get access to FCL A based on your inbound F BP & then walk to your CDG gate from FCL A Ö not going to happen
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Old Jun 21, 22, 2:41 pm
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If you arrive in F in ZRH you can still use either the E or A F lounge upon arrival, at least this was the case a couple of months ago. Has something changed?
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Old Jun 21, 22, 2:57 pm
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Originally Posted by LXA350 View Post
If you arrive in F in ZRH you can still use either the E or A F lounge upon arrival, at least this was the case a couple of months ago. Has something changed?
That's what I thought as well and it's what I've done a few times in the past.

Just to be clear: JFK-GVA-ZRH was on one ticket, the onward ticket to OSL can be ignored. Access on arrival without onward ticket used to work 100%, I usually did it when I arrived on F in ZRH both with and without onward ticket. Hence my question if the interpretation recently changed.

I find the contrast of we'll escort you through security to the lounge and to the plane in JFK and LOL you're on your own in GVA and ZRH quite ridiculous.
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Old Jun 21, 22, 11:03 pm
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Originally Posted by NYC1 View Post
Itís really crazy that LH and LX donít have (or apply?) the same lounge rules. On LH, if you arrive in FRA in F, you can use the FCL A (and B when it was open) (not the FCT) whether or not you have another flight / separate ticket or not. Ie you can use the FCL as an ďarrival loungeĒ.
Is this new? In the past I was able to get into the FCT upon arrival in FRA in F and with an onward flight in C to eg ZRH.

Regrading ZRH:
I was able to get into FCL E 2 weeks ago when arriving in F and no onwards flight
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Old Jun 22, 22, 12:48 am
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Originally Posted by alinghi90 View Post
Is this new? In the past I was able to get into the FCT upon arrival in FRA in F and with an onward flight in C to eg ZRH.

Regrading ZRH:
I was able to get into FCL E 2 weeks ago when arriving in F and no onwards flight
Arrival lounge access is a SEN & HON benefit & your SEN

FCT access with a connecting fight after arriving in F & on the same ticket is within the rules.
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Old Jun 22, 22, 12:49 am
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Originally Posted by LXA350 View Post
If you arrive in F in ZRH you can still use either the E or A F lounge upon arrival, at least this was the case a couple of months ago. Has something changed?
Arrival lounge access is a SEN & HON benefit & your SEN
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Old Jun 22, 22, 5:01 am
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The current access rules for FCL A/E in ZRH are pretty clear, I'd say:

"SWISS First, First Class Lufthansa, HON Circle
Guests, who are using a connecting flight with their First Class flight, have access to the First Class lounges, provided the whole journey is booked in First Class."
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Old Jun 22, 22, 7:45 am
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Originally Posted by flospi View Post
The current access rules for FCL A/E in ZRH are pretty clear, I'd say:

"SWISS First, First Class Lufthansa, HON Circle
Guests, who are using a connecting flight with their First Class flight, have access to the First Class lounges, provided the whole journey is booked in First Class."
Yes but as a HON both you & I are able to use the F lounges upon arrival without a connecting flight, SEN & HON arrival use of lounges is a benefit & not part of F ticket
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Old Jun 22, 22, 1:02 pm
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Originally Posted by chris63 View Post
Yes but as a HON both you & I are able to use the F lounges upon arrival without a connecting flight, SEN & HON arrival use of lounges is a benefit & not part of F ticket
I still don't think that's quite correct because A.) I've never been SEN nor HON and I've accessed the F lounge on arrival quite a few times without any issues and B.) the agent said if I had arrived on the direct LX JFK-ZRH flight I would have access.
My theory is, that the ZRH-OSL flight confused them and would I have only shown my two BPs for JFK-GVA and GVA-ZRH I would have probably been fine.
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Old Jun 22, 22, 2:24 pm
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You neither arrived ZRH in F (you arrived from GVA) nor departed ZRH in F (to OSL). Even if "F lounge access for arriving F pax without status without connecting flight on the same ticket" were a benefit, you would not have qualified on your itinerary.

You did have F lounge access in GVA, where you arrived in F and had an onward flight in a lower class of service.
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Old Jun 22, 22, 2:30 pm
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Originally Posted by airoli View Post
You neither arrived ZRH in F (you arrived from GVA) nor departed ZRH in F (to OSL). Even if "F lounge access for arriving F pax without status without connecting flight on the same ticket" were a benefit, you would not have qualified on your itinerary.

You did have F lounge access in GVA, where you arrived in F and had an onward flight in a lower class of service.
Yes, that was the situation
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Old Jun 22, 22, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Nick Art View Post
I still don't think that's quite correct because A.) I've never been SEN nor HON and I've accessed the F lounge on arrival quite a few times without any issues and B.) the agent said if I had arrived on the direct LX JFK-ZRH flight I would have access.
My theory is, that the ZRH-OSL flight confused them and would I have only shown my two BPs for JFK-GVA and GVA-ZRH I would have probably been fine.
Yes but how long ago ?
The rules changed & are supposed to be group wide, FCL access is for HON or SEN only on arrival unless you have a connecting flight on the same F ticket
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