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Qatar also do the same at LHR. Les salons premium situés dans les aéroports du monde entier sont accessibles aux passagers de classes premium (Première et Affaires), aux membres Platinum, Gold et Silver du programme Privilege Club voyageant avec Qatar Airways, ainsi qu'aux membres Emerald et Sapphire du programme Oneworld voyageant sur un vol de l'alliance. The partner airlines earning charts for Qatar and Qatar’s for Oneworld alliance airlines should be available hopefully sometime tomorrow. Log in below. However, at its hub in Doha, Qatar Airways also has exclusive business and first class lounges for ticketed passengers travelling in First on Qatar Airways or oneworld partners, such as British Airways. Lounge access is not applicable for SriLankan Airlines' FlySmiLes Platinum and Gold members travelling in Economy class out of Male (MLE), Gan (GAN), Trivandrum (TRV), Tiruchirappalli (TRZ), Chennai (MAA), Madurai (IXM), Bangalore (BLR), Cochin (COK), Coimbatore (CJB) and Hyderabad (HYD) to Colombo (CMB) and vice versa on SriLankan Airlines-operated flights. Reality is even with just the bona fida J class punters having access the lounge (whilst great) is bursting at the seams during peak times. Having transited and visited Doha over the last few months it seems QR has a distinct lounge access policy. oneWorld Sapphire: Generic Business Class Lounge; oneWorld Emerald: Generic First Class Lounge; For members with a Priority Pass there is also the ‘Al Maha Transit Lounge’ available 24 hours a day. When most of the flights come in overnight, the lounge is packed to the rafters, and then some. The guest must also be travelling on a flight operated and marketed by a one world carrier. That's because this isn't a true 'first class' lounge, as such: the confusingly-named space caters to Oneworld Emerald frequent flyers (including Qantas and Qatar Platinum-grade members) travelling in economy – not to actual first class flyers who are whisked to the separate and far superior Al Safwa Lounge. Agreed on the independence point! It will also apply to SriLankan Airlines FlySmiLes Platinum and Gold members booked on an international itinerary arriving on a flight of less than 5 hours duration and connecting via CMB to and from any of the above-mentioned short haul sectors. By hitting 'Accept' you will be agreeing to the oneworld.com website You'd expect that a first class lounge on an airline's home turf would exude luxury and prestige befitting its 'flagship' status, but Qatar Airways' 'First Class Lounge' in Dohais an exception to that rule. Qatar Airways' Al Safwa First and Al Mourjan Business lounges in Doha (DOH) and Qatar Airways' Premium Lounges in London (LHR) and Paris (CDG) are excluded. We should also note that when the lounge is overflowing, some fortunate visitors are redirected to Qatar's stellar Al Mourjan (business class) lounge. Since last year Qatar Airways also offers paid access to their Al Mourjan Business Class lounge (access more details here). I've never seen such a mis-labelled lounge. It's certainly a pleasant space with greenery adding colour to otherwise dark and muted tones... ... but which is firmly on the smaller side. American Airlines Airlines AAdvantage members, regardless of their tier status or class of travel, are not eligible for lounge access when travelling solely on North American flights within or between the U.S., Canada, Mexico (except Mexico City), the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Spa and Pre-Flight Dining facilities are excluded. third The beverage selection is a little more promising with both still and sparkling water, soft drinks, juice, wine and spirits available... ... pleasingly with true (French) Champagne in the Jacquart Brut Mosaique NV, which retails for around A$70 a bottle. You must be prepared to show your boarding pass and frequent flyer membership card, with. You must be prepared to show your boarding pass or itinerary showing travel in First or Business class on the international long haul flight, in order to access the lounge before your international short haul or domestic flight. ). oneworld Emerald: Free seat selection, free access to the Al Mourjan Business Class lounge (plus one guest) or First Class lounge (plus one guest) in Doha oneworld Sapphire and Emerald status holders will also be able to invite one guest into any oneworld operated lounge when flying Qatar Airways on a ‘Classic’ or award Business Class flight, the standard alliance benefit (for now! It is a very poor set up and one of the worst aspects is the smokers room in the middle of the lounge, immediately on entering the lounge you can smell the stench of stale cigarette smoke pervading every part of the lounge. These programmes are not part of the oneworld agreement, and members of these programmes are not entitled to access lounges under the oneworld agreement. It's not totally different to what BA does at it's LHR T5 home. [Deleted per AusBT comment policy: personal remark]. British Airways Executive Club Gold card holders, being equivalent to oneworld Emerald, can also access Qatar Airways first class lounges. oneworld - Qatar Airways in Doha Lounge Access Policy for One World Elites/Issues - This may be of value for people going to or via Doha, and please correct if anything here is wrong. Customers flying First or Business Class have access to the equivalent class of lounge regardless of their frequent flyer status. The First Class punters will be in the 'Concord Room' which is the 'real' First Class lounge and only for those with an actual F boarding card. Visit our COVID-19 Information Portal for more information. If Qatar is serious about attracting frequent travellers across from the competition then something really needs to be done about these piddly Oneworld lounges in Doha. 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