TK lounge opening in BKK

Old Jan 31, 19, 11:23 pm
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TK lounge opening in BKK

Another *A lounge opening soon.....

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Old Jan 31, 19, 11:31 pm
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Interesting that they choose to open a lounge in BKK when they do not have that massive a presence - I mean, QR with 5+ flights a day I can understand, but TK?
Anyway, it is also discussed over at the TK forum: New TK Lounge in BKK
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Old Jan 31, 19, 11:42 pm
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Like IAD, they probably are counting on revenue from PP and *A.

I hope it is open by mid-March. If so, I will be sure to report back. I got to visit the TK IAD lounge shortly after opening and had a fun time. Website so far showing the lounge open 24hrs, which is great.
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good news
TG lounges will be less crowded and a new alternative for *A loungehoppers

how are the TK lounges in general (i have never been in one)?
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Old Feb 1, 19, 12:51 am
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Originally Posted by BinSabai View Post
good news
TG lounges will be less crowded and a new alternative for *A loungehoppers

how are the TK lounges in general (i have never been in one)?
Haha exactly! Lounge hoppers off you go.

I have only ever been in the IST TK lounge, and to be honest I do not get what the hype is all about - granted, the place is massive and the food is good. But it is always over-crowded (like the rest of IST airport), the open style fridges result in beers and soft drinks being luke-warm, the toilets are always dirty and there is a huge queue for showers.. Heck, I have even been asked by the front desk staff (!!) to use my guesting privilege for some total stranger who was kicking up a fuss to get his entire family in! :O
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Old Feb 1, 19, 2:00 am
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Heck, I have even been asked by the front desk staff (!!) to use my guesting privilege for some total stranger who was kicking up a fuss to get his entire family in! :O
if you knew, that you are fully liable for any damage or ruthless behavior of your unknown guest, you would not have pretended to be such a philanthropist...
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Old Feb 2, 19, 7:49 am
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if you knew, that you are fully liable for any damage or ruthless behavior of your unknown guest, you would not have pretended to be such a philanthropist...
In Turkey? I doubt it....
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Old Feb 2, 19, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by BinSabai View Post
if you knew, that you are fully liable for any damage or ruthless behavior of your unknown guest, you would not have pretended to be such a philanthropist...
Needless to say, my response was ‘not a chance!’
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Old Feb 2, 19, 10:03 am
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Originally Posted by BinSabai View Post
how are the TK lounges in general (i have never been in one)?
Excellent. They typically offer Do&Co catering, which is the very best.
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Old Feb 2, 19, 11:08 am
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Excellent. They typically offer Do&Co catering, which is the very best.
that is the one that Austrian Airlines use as well...agreed, very good!
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Old Feb 2, 19, 4:33 pm
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Excellent. They typically offer Do&Co catering, which is the very best.
Do&Co is, no doubt, pretty good, but also kind of overrated.

Do&Co is responsible for LH’s FCLs and the FCT at FRA, but not for the FCLs at MUC. I prefer food, drink and service at MUC.
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Old Feb 3, 19, 12:56 am
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Agree that Do&Co is pretty good - but also that it is not what it used to be. A couple of years ago I would have called it excellent.
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Name a better airline catering company than Do&Co.
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Old Feb 3, 19, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
Name a better airline catering company than Do&Co.
We were talking about lounges. And both the FCLs in MUC and ZRH are not Do&Co catered and have better f&b and service than the Do&Co catered FCT at FRA. With a decent budget, even LSG can provide a great lounge experience. And with limited budget, Do&Co is not (much) better than the others. At least that’s how I see it.
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Old Feb 3, 19, 8:37 pm
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Originally Posted by SKT-DK View Post
QR with 5+ flights a day I can understand, but TK?
Anyway, it is also discussed over at the TK forum: New TK Lounge in BKK
TK is adding a third daily frequency this summer.
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