British Airways now has access to a new lounge in Bordeaux.
Credit where credit is due. British Airways has been making a serious effort over the last year to add extra lounges to its European network.
In Spring they added:
What I didn’t realise until this weekend – when a reader sent me the photograph below – is that British Airways is now allowing passengers to use the new airport-run lounge in Bordeaux.
The old lounge in Bordeaux was a joke. So bad, in fact, that at times BA would hand out airport refreshment vouchers rather than subject passengers to using it. To call it a cupboard would be offensive to large, expensive cupboards. Those days are over.
Our campaign continues though! These airports have a lounge which BA won’t pay for but you can use a Priority Pass instead:
- Lanzarote ACE
- Catania/Fontanarossa CTA
- Madeira FNC
- Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis HER
- Humberside HUY
- Mykonos JMK
- Olbia/Costa Smeralda OLB
- Palermo/Punta Raisi PMO (landside)
- Paphos International PFO
- Thessaloniki Macedonia International SKG (as of 1st July 2017)
- Split SPU
- Rhodes – Diagoras International RHU
- Tallinn TLL
These airports have a lounge which BA won’t pay for and which only accept cash, not Priority Pass / Lounge Club:
- Brindisi/Casale BDS
- Bari/Palese International BRI
- Cagliari CAG
- Dalaman International DLM
- London City Airport LCY (in the Private Jet Terminal)
There are also a lot of European airports which simply do not have a Business Lounge, but you can’t blame BA for that ….
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