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First independent airport lounge has opened at Heathrow T5

7th August 2015

On August 4, the first independentFirst independent airport lounge opens at Heathrow T5 - Flightline business travel agents news and tips for corporate travellers airport lounge has opened its doors at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, providing travellers flying with any airline regardless of their class of travel to take advantage of the airport lounge benefits for a fee.

The new Aspire airport lounge and spa, which is located near Gate 18 is the first non-British Airways lounge at Heathrow T5.

The lounge, which is operated by Priority Pass is open to travellers between 5am and 11pm daily. This will be especially beneficial to corporate travellers looking to get some work done or to relax before boarding their flight.

What does the airport lounge access cost?

Travellers who are members of Priority Pass will be granted free access, while non-members can access the lounge for three hours for fee. Airport lounge fee is £35 for traveller who wish to purchase a one-off-visit in advance and £40 for those who purchase a one-off visit directly at the airport.

What the airport lounge has to offer?

The new facility features floor to ceiling windows on two sides overlooking the runway. During their stay travellers  are offered a selection of British-inspired seasonal foods and drinks, while those keen on a spa treatments can take advantage of the Bliss SPA offering facials, manicures and pedicures with appointments of either 20 or 40 minutes depending on preference. In addition, the airport lounge features showers as well as dedicated quiet zones and rest pod reclining loungers for those travellers seeking take a little rest or catch up up on some sleep or dealing with jet-lag. Especially, corporate travellers needing to get some work done before taking their flights will benefit from modern workstations equipped with Wi-Fi and charging posts for their gadgetry.

Stephen Wilkinson, property director at Heathrow, said: “We now have independent lounges in each of our terminals. Our team works tirelessly to ensure our customers receive the very best when they fly and we’re delighted that Aspire, The Lounge and Spa at LHR T5, at Terminal 5 will enhance this service.”

Airport lounge access and business travel services

Whether you are looking to find out more about airport lounges or need a robust business travel solution for international air travel, talk to a Flightline Travel Management Specialist  to learn more about our services and solutions for air, hotels, rail, car hire, ferries. Contact our business travel agents team on +44 (0) 1844 299 750 .

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