CDG Lounge Access on DONE4

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  1. Reggie

    Reggie Established Member

    Mar 20, 2006
    Just want to clarify something. I can fly code share LHR-CDG on a QF # but BA metal and use the BA lounges in LHR. However if I fly CDG-LHR on a QF# (not even sure if they exist) on BA metal, does this mean I have NO access to the lounges in CDG because BA don't actually operate the lounge?


  2. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    Yes, it is exactly as you say. BA only has lounge access at CDG for its own Gold/Silver members and Club Europe passengers. The Lounge is not a BA Lounge.
  3. Dave Noble

    Dave Noble Senior Member

    Oct 10, 2005
    It is an interesting question. Personally I would suggest checking with BA. To be on the safe side in dealings with CDG Dragons, I would suggest taking the BA flight number. The same SCs are earned if crediting to QF and the mileage earning is only a max of 750 miles less

  4. jerrico

    jerrico Newbie

    Oct 14, 2005
    I have encounted this problem before. I have previously flown direct from CDG on a QF codeshare to Singapore on AF metal. The position being (which was confirmed on here) that there is no lounge access in CDG unless flying J or F on the flight (ie no lounge access for WP).

    For next flight in October, have re-rerouted on a QF codeshare (QF3625) on BA metal to LHR, then LHR to Singapore on QF. So to answer your initial query, yes you can get a QF codeshare from CDG to LHR on BA metal.

    The benefit of this is at least lounge access in LHR before the long-haul flight. Can live without CDG lounge access before this flight.

    My position is slightly different as flying Y, I think it may be different if you are in D, but CDG would have to be the most difficult airport to opine on lounge access.
  5. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    Having visited that lounge (flying BA in Club Europe) I can confirm you are not going to miss anything. Its a poor excuse for a lounge. The beer was not even kept in the fridge. We left the lounge and visited the bar downstairs and had a few pints of Guinness for the flight preparation.

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