World Traveller 73


Review: British Airways First Class, Airbus 380, London Terminal 3 – Vancouver At about T-45 minutes, we departed the Cathay Lounge. We headed for Gate 1, which happened to be the row where all the A380 gates are. We passed by the Emirates Lounge on the way and a large A380 from Emirates parked at Gate 7. We headed along the travellators through a well staffed document check with an army of… Read More

Review: Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3, London, United Kingdom Accessing the Lounge: Getting in the full experience, after MrsWT73’s spa treatment at the BA Elemis Spa, and her own G+T at the Qantas Lounge, we headed over to the Cathay Pacific Lounge. Accessing the lounge was permitted via the Class of Service on our One World Ticket. The Cathay Lounge was right next door. It had somewhat of… Read More

Review: Qantas Business Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3, London, United Kingdom Getting there: We ended up taking the London Underground subway to get to Heathrow Terminal 3 airport today. Although it was direct and convenient, it reminded me why we took a Blacklane car from Gatwick. We navigated three sets of stairs down to the Piccadilly Circus station past the Frank Pick memorial montage; he was an early designer of the London… Read More

Review: British Airways Club Europe, Airbus 319, London – Munich The boarding gate was not posted until about T-40 minutes. At about T-30 minutes, we left The Concorde Room. Using the opposite entrance, we headed down past the British Airways Galleries First Lounge into the retail duty free mayhem over towards Gate A12. Heathrow Terminal 5 was nicely decorated tonight with Christmas coming near. British AirwaysBA 956 – Club Europe Business Class… Read More

Review: British Airways “The Concorde Room”, London Heathrow Terminal 5, United Kingdom We arrived at London Heathrow Gate 340. As I got off the plane, we followed the purple connections path. It is always a maze at Heathrow and I doubt I will ever get the opportunity to fully know it’s design secrets. The transfer over from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 occurred on the semi-secure side. We bussed ourselves over where,… Read More

Review: British Airways First Class, Boeing 747-400, Vancouver – London The flight boarding was announced in the lounge about 10 minutes after the time printed on the card. We headed down and arrived to the gate and arrived as they were boarding group 2. Each of our printed boarding cards were stamped with Door 1 / Door 2. Once we were on the jet bridge, I bid good bye to MrsWT73 who… Read More