Members of the global Priority Pass airport lounge scheme can now access the Plaza Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international terminal. Opened in March 2018, the lounge is divided into a range of zones, including a dedicated dining area… … a relaxation zone with n...
POSTED 24 Apr, 2018 8 Comments
Stop by some of the newest airport lounges of Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines and you'll spy a special breed of furniture made with today's business traveller in mind. It's the work pod: a custom-designed seat which doubles as a temporary pre-flight workspace. That means ...
POSTED 19 Dec, 2017 4 Comments
Melbourne Airport will see the opening of a Plaza Premium lounge in early 2018, providing non-status travellers with the option to pay their way into the lounge for food, drinks and shower access before their flight. A spokesman for Plaza Premium has confirmed the lounge operator's plans and tim...
POSTED 10 Nov, 2017 13 Comments
Members of the Priority Pass independent airport lounge scheme can now flash their card for access to the Plaza Premium Lounge at Brisbane Airport’s international terminal. Regardless of which airline you’re flying with or where you’re sitting on board, Plaza Premium welcomes...
POSTED 17 Aug, 2016 10 Comments
IN BRIEF | High-spending American Express cardholders can now flash their Platinum charge card or invitation-only Centurion Card at Plaza Premium’s international network of over 50 airport lounges to enjoy complimentary access prior to any domestic or international flight with any airline. ...
POSTED 29 Jul, 2016 7 Comments
Brisbane Airport's Plaza Premium lounge is now open – but is it worth the $56 entry fee? Read our independent review to find out! AusBT review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Brisbane International Airport PREVIOUS | Australia's first Plaza Premium-branded lounge will open at Brisbane Airport this...
POSTED 19 Apr, 2016 8 Comments
Passengers flying through Terminal 2 at Shanghai’s Pudong Airport can now cool their heels at a new Plaza Premium / China Eastern lounge near gate 77, fittingly branded the No.77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge. A joint effort fusing Plaza’s signature opulent design aspects with C...
POSTED 12 Nov, 2015 6 Comments
Plaza Premium's global lounge network continues to grow with the opening of its latest pay-in facility at Singapore's Changi Airport. Situated in Terminal 1, the lounge is easily accessible to passengers flying to Australia with the likes of Qantas, Emirates, British Airways and Jetstar, but can...
POSTED 30 Jun, 2015 4 Comments
Plaza Premium’s latest lounge has opened its doors in Terminal 4 of London’s bustling Heathrow Airport – the same terminal used by Etihad, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Korean Air, China Eastern, China Southern and more for passengers connecting home to Australia. Guests ar...
POSTED 18 May, 2015 2 Comments
The Plaza Premium company is expanding its reach from airport lounges into airport hotels at major transit hubs such as Singapore, London and Abu Dhabi. Each hotel will ideally be located within the airport terminal so that travellers can quickly check in and check out to make the most of their ...
POSTED 6 Feb, 2015 5 Comments
Plaza Premium has several new lounges on its slate for 2015, with a strong focus on arrivals lounges where inbound business travellers can rest up before heading into the city to start their day. The Hong Kong-based company will open a new lounge at Singapore's Changi Airport Terminal 1 "in the ...
POSTED 4 Feb, 2015 2 Comments
Australia's first Plaza Premium lounges are now open at Sydney Airport's international T1 terminal – and yes, we said lounges, as in "more than one lounge". The Hong Kong-based airport lounge company manages both the American Express Lounge and the SkyTeam Lounge, which happen to be locate...
POSTED 17 Dec, 2014 9 Comments
London’s Heathrow Airport is now home to a new Plaza Premium pay-in arrivals lounge in T2, The Queen’s Terminal. With showers and even a day spa, passengers can freshen up after their long journey and rejuvenate for the day ahead before enjoying a bite and syncing up their gadgets wi...
POSTED 11 Dec, 2014 2 Comments
Update: Australian Business Traveller has recently reviewed this lounge – read our full review here. Following extensive renovations to the Al Reem lounge in Abu Dhabi International Airport, Virgin Australia Velocity members are now welcome to return. Spanning three storeys of Terminal 1 ...
POSTED 4 Nov, 2014 4 Comments
Plaza Premium has opened its latest lounge in London Heathrow’s new Terminal 2A – a hub for Star Alliance airlines and officially dubbed The Queen’s Terminal. With a sleek and contemporary design, Plaza’s first European lounge offers regular travellers the chance to pay f...
POSTED 1 Aug, 2014 0 Comments
The Plaza Premium lounge at Macau Airport is now open and is soon to mirror Virgin Australia’s Premium Entry setup at Sydney Airport with travellers bypassing the main departure hall until boarding kicks off. For VIPs, there’s also an optional meet and greet service to make the entir...
POSTED 25 Jul, 2014 0 Comments
London Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 is now open and will be the hub for all Star Alliance members flying out of the airport – so what about the lounges where travellers will rest their weary feet? The cavernous T2 – which also goes by the name of The Queen’s Terminal, i...
POSTED 4 Jun, 2014 5 Comments
Travellers at Vancouver International Airport now have one more place to cool their heels with this month's opening of the new Plaza Premium Lounge. A five-month renovation has seen this massive pay-per-use lounge – which at a sprawling 6,700 ft² is the largest lou...
POSTED 14 Feb, 2014 1 Comment
Hong Kong airport gains another amazing lounge this week with the opening of the new Plaza Premium Lounge. Open 24 hours a day, the lounge is located near Gate 40 along the airport's West Concourse, where the automated 'people mover' train from the main hall arrives and where the conco...
POSTED 13 Nov, 2013 9 Comments
There's a new buy-your-way-in lounge in Kuala Lumpur from the Plaza Premium Lounge network, which is also affiliated with Priority Pass and other lounge-access cards. It's ideal if you're travelling in economy from KL and don't have lounge-access frequent flyer status on the airline you're flying...
POSTED 27 Sep, 2012 7 Comments
Long transit time between connecting flights in Hong Kong? Fancy doing something other than sitting in the airport? Here's our guide for the best layovers in Hong Kong, depending on how much time you've got. Four hours or under You probably don't have enough time for a proper visit to the city,...
POSTED 26 Oct, 2011 3 Comments
The Priority Pass network of airport lounges adds Wellington, Vancouver and Toronto to its international footprint this month, along with Switzerland's Lugano and Lebanon's Beirut Rafic Hariri airports. These follow December's addition of lounge-sharing arrangements at Las Vegas, Washington and N...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2011 0 Comments
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