Air France KLM introduces paid lounge access in Bangkok

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  1. uggboy
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    Air France KLM introduces paid lounge access in Bangkok

    This could herald a new trend towards economy passengers paid access to the business lounges around the world. We will see how it goes in BKK, overall, interesting concept.

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    Why not? As long as they don't end up like pitiful US carrier lounges (or the AF/KL lounge in LAX for that matter), then why not?
     
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    Interesting, but is not the only offer of this type. For example see Delta (also skyteam) one day pass "for $50 when you fly any airline"
     
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    I wonder if it indicates alignment/conspiracy with the new DL lounge pricing and the new DL policy eliminating access for coach elite plus pax to third party international lounges.
     
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    good question :)
     
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    When did this happen ? i.e no access to Skyteam international lounges ?
     
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    yes access to skyteam int'l lounges. no access after May 31 for E+ on coach tix to third party operated lounges (like the one I use all the time at Pisa). Wandering Aramenian has a thread on it, I'll look for the link later.
     
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    Here's the tread on DL dropping third party lounge access for E+ on economy tickets:
    milepoint.com/forums/threads/no-more-elite-access-to-3rd-party-lounges-flying-economy.79043/

    And here's the blog post with a list of the 40 lounges:
    http://blog.wandr.me/2014/01/skyteam-delta-lounge-cuts/
     
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    OK, it s**ks big time. I have four airports that affect me :( Which means, I will have to finagle another way ;)
     
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    There are four that I've used, but one, Pisa, that I use a half dozen times a year. It definitely s**ks.
     

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