BA ready to unveil new Heathrow lounge

7th May 2009

British Airways will open a luxurious new lounge for premium passengers and top tier oneworld members at London Heathrow’s Terminal 3 next week.The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna and Malaga.

A second dedicated 250-seat lounge for customers travelling in First will open later in the year at the same time longhaul flights to Sydney, Bangkok and Singapore transfer from Terminal 4.

Silla Maizey, British Airways’ customer director, said, “The new and amazingly spacious lounge offers the same fabulous luxury and comfort as the lounge complex in Terminal 5. It will bring the glamour back to Terminal 3.”

The lounge features unique Swarovski chandeliers over the Silver Bar in the Galleries Club, and furnishings by Osborne & Little. Work and entertainment zones are also available with free WiFi. There is also a dedicated ‘Kidzone’ room for younger passengers with interactive furnishings, a magnetic wall and toys.

An Elemis travel spa, offering a range of beauty therapies and treatments, will open in the new lounge complex later in the year. Travellers can choose from a range of enticing shops and services in Terminal 3, including Harrods, Jo Malone, Paul Smith and Emporio Armani.



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