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Can I use Malaysia Airlines lounges with a British Airways Silver or Gold card?

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A question I am occasionally asked is whether you can use Malaysia Airlines lounges if you have a British Airways Gold, Silver or Bronze status card.

Lounge access is one of the perks that many people aspire too when the travel. Nothing beats escaping the crowds of a busy terminal and settling down with some free wine or champagne before a long flight.

Can I use Malaysia Airlines lounges with a British Airways status card?

Your entitlement to lounge access already depends on what status you hold, even with British Airways’ own lounges. Bronze members are not entitled to lounge access whilst Silver and Gold members are.

Executive Club Silver status is the equivalent to oneworld Sapphire tier, allowing you to access the oneworld equivalent business class lounges, for example. This includes Malaysia Airlines business class lounges across its entire network, such as the Golden Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4.

Gold card holders can also access the first-class lounges.  At Heathrow, Malaysia Airlines has an excellent First Class area, with restaurant-style dining, in its lounge as we reviewed here.  You can also read our review of the Golden Lounge in Kuala Lumpur here.

You can see the locations of all Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounges on this page of their website.

(This article is part of our ‘BA Q&A’ series which explains how British Airways Executive Club works.  You can see all of our ‘BA Q&A’ articles here. )

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