If you want to experience a smooth and hassle free flight, then booking a business class flight will be a wise option for you.
Business class flights provide you with numerous benefits which enable you to spend your flight in a relaxing and productive way and give you a sense of exclusivity.
If your goal is to fly in a comfortable and enjoyable way, booking a business class ticket is the best option for you.
Business class lounges offer you many services, amenities and perks of highest quality that help you spend your time between flights in an enjoyable way.
At business class lounges you will receive high level services and facilities that guarantee every passenger an ultimate air travel experience. So, it’s definitely a good choice to spend your time between flights at your airline’s premium lounge rather than at its main terminal.
Asiana Airlines is one of those major air carriers that offer a quality business class product.
About Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines Inc. is a South Korean air carrier based in Seoul. The Incheon International Airport in Seoul serves as an international hub of the airline. The Gimpo International Airport in Seoul and Gimhae International Airport in Busan are the domestic hubs of the airline.
The airline is a member of Star Alliance and it handles 90 international passenger and cargo routes to Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania.
It offers international cargo services to 29 cities in 14 countries on 28 routes. In 2012 the airline was given the award “2012 Best Overall Airline in the World’” by Business Traveller.
Asiana Airlines Business class lounge
The business class lounge of Asiana airlines is located at Seoul Incheon Airport in departure area 3 and it can be accessed from different places.
You will find this lounge on the 4th floor of the airport’s international terminal. It’s situated near Gate 28,Gate 11(East), Gate 43 (West) and Gate 26 (Center).
The lounge is available for all Asiana Airlines business class flyers, economy class flyers who are members of Economy Class Asiana Club Diamond Plus, passengers on Star Alliance partner flights, members of Priority Pass Program, Asiana Club Diamond members and holders of a Star Alliance gold card.
Asiana Airlines consists of two parts-right and left side. The right section is slightly bigger than the left and it features more amenities. Some of the amenities you will find at the lounge’s right section are – business centers, shower suites, relaxation rooms with massage chairs.
Just like any other business class lounge Asiana Airlines offers its guests free Wi-Fi access, telephone, universal power outlets placed throughout the lounge.
Another convenient feature of this business class lounge is a shower facility with private shower suites.
The lounge features also massage chairs offering full-body massage which is a great idea to have after an exhausting long-haul flight.
The lounge also offers its guests a study plus a free wide selection of popular newspapers and magazines located near the entrance.
The design and décor of this business class lounge shares some similar features with the airline’s first class lounge. It’s divided into two parts and lounge guests can go back and forth between the two sides.
This business class lounge has different seating zones divided with partitions for achieving extra privacy for each traveler. One of them is a standard lounging area featuring rows of seats that face each other.
There are different types of seats-soft chairs arranged in groups, high-back chairs, sofas, individual seats with side tables and lamps. There are also power outlets close to the seats for charging devices
The lounge’s interior features mahogany walls and wooden furniture. The overall design is in light colors that give the lounge interior both a warm and elegant vibe. There are large windows that offer views towards the gates and runway and introduce plenty of light into the lounge.
As we have mentioned, there are two business centers at the business class lounge of Asiana Airlines. The first business center is located close to the baggage storage lockers and the second is situated at a further side of the lounge.
They are equipped with :
- comfortable work chairs
- separate workstations
- copy and fax machines
The business center that is close to the baggage lockers tends to be more busy. If you prefer a more quiet and private space to work on your projects, then the second business center at the back of the lounge is a better option for you.
Both sides of this lounge have large baggage storage lockers which is a convenient feature for business class passengers. These lockers have much capacity, so you can store here all of the baggage items you bring into the lounge with you.
The good thing about these lockers is that they are not with keys that you may lose. They are programmable instead which means every passenger can use their own personal combination to lock their belongings.
For those travelers who want to watch their favourite shows or enjoy a book during their stay at the lounge Asiana Airlines offers a separate TV area with seats and a library area with a variety of books.
Asiana Airlines’s business class lounge has a buffet station and a self-serve bar area at both sides. There is a spacious dining area with self-service buffet offering a wide range of foods and drinks, light snacks, hot and cold meal options. The lounge’s buffet area offers Asian-style dishes as main course meals.
Also there is a menu that includes :
- stir-fry noodles
- scrambled eggs
- instant noodles
- freshly baked bread
There are also desserts such as croissants, rolls, cookies with different dips. The buffet features also a make-your-own salad bar for those of you who are fans of customized meals.
The light snacks include :
- finger sandwiches
- fresh fruits
- breakfast cereal
The lounge’s drink selection consists of :
- spirit drinks
- fruit juice
- bottled water
Asiana Airlines first class lounge
Asiana Airlines first class lounge offers a quiet environment where every traveler can escape the crowded atmosphere of the terminal and enjoy moments of peace before their flight.
This first class lounge is located on the 4th floor of Incheon International Airport at Terminal 1 near Gate 11. It offers plenty of space for every guest for resting, dining and working.
The airline’s first class lounge is available for access to first class travelers on Asiana Airlines, passengers flying on a Star Alliance airline, Lifetime Asiana Club Platinum and Diamond Plus members, passengers with a Lifetime Diamond Plus status and members of Business Class Asiana Club Diamond Plus.
The first class lounge itself is a rectangularly shaped facility. Its interior features mahogany woodgrain furnishings in brown, beige and red colors which give it a classic and sophisticated look similar to a cigar parlor. The lounge’s windows have blinds that offer extra privacy to the lounge’s guests.
Asiana Airlines’ first class lounge is quite spacious thanks to its open-air layout and lofted ceiling. The décor of the lounge is complemented by a grand piano at the main area opposite the main dining area which really fits into the lounge’s interior design.
The serene atmosphere of the lounge and lack of crowds is really helpful to those travelers who need space and privacy to work.
At this lounge you can choose from different types of comfortable seats – soft armchairs, high-top chairs, sofas, chaise lounges. There are seats for solo travelers and passengers who travel with a company and some of the seats have small side coffee tables.
The lounge’s seat zones have seats that are grouped into clusters and divided by half-level partitions that provide passengers with maximum privacy.
There is a dining area too that features a seating space with dining tables. First class guests can either choose to have their meal at the dining area or pick up another seating spot of the lounge.
The buffet offers a rich food spread with light snacks, hot and cold dishes that include different Asian-style meals.
Such as for example :
- dim sum
- noodles (ramen, soba, udon)
- fish meals
- fried shrimp
- cheese plates
- cooked vegetables
- green salads
The light snacks selection includes fresh fruits, mixed nuts, ice cream and you can choose from a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages – coffee, tea, fruit juice, beer, wine, champagne, spirits, liquor.
There is a dining room located next to the buffet zone where you can get table service, if you are not in a hurry.
Those travelers who want to watch their favourite shows can get advantage of the lounge’s TV monitors placed throughout the lounge or use the TV and DVD room which features cubicles with individual TV monitors and lounge chairs.
And those who want to indulge with a relaxing massage in a cozy environment should visit the Massage Room with electric massage chairs.
Another feature of this lounge is the bathroom and shower area located at the back of the lounge. The shower area features private shower suites with complimentary shower kits designed for the lounge guests.