Review: British Airways Galleries First Lounge London Heathrow

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    After a quick flight from Manchester to London, we had a 1hr40min connection at Heathrow. The good news is that we were arriving and departing from Terminal 5, so the connection was as convenient as it'll get at Heathrow. We could use the British Airways Galleries First Lounge thanks to my oneworld Emerald status. As a oneworld Emerald you get access to international first class lounges, including ones like Cathay Pacific's The Wing in Hong Kong, the Qantas First Class Lounge in Sydney, the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge in Tokyo Narita, etc. British Airways is a bit stingier, unfortunately. Their "real" first class lounge is The Concorde Room (not that it has ever impressed me). The catch is that it's available exclusively for passengers traveling in British Airways first class -- they exclude those flying first class on partner airlines, as well as oneworld Emerald members. Instead they send those passengers to the Galleries First Lounge, which is basically a lounge for exactly that purpose -- to accommodate oneworld Emerald members and those traveling in partner airline first class. The post Review: British Airways Galleries First Lounge London Heathrow appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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