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The largest airline in Asia's main lounge.

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It's China Southern. Largest fleet and number of passengers flown according to Wikipedia. The main lounge is in Guangzhou (CAN).
 
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Here are a few photos of their international lounge at CAN. They have 2 segregated areas. The best lounge is reserved for first and business class. Then there is a 'standard' lounge that I was shown to. I'm a Dragonair/Cathay Pacific/oneworld status passenger tonight and the China Southern Pearl Club Lounge is KA's designated lounge at CAN.

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The 'standard' lounge. Think QP domestic (but with less alcohol, glassware and cutlery).

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The first class dining area.

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They seem to have a slight insect issue affecting the lovely plastic wine glasses in the 'standard' lounge. :)
 
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Standard lounge hot food offerings (buffet style) are not bad!

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There are some packaged items too.
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I even found a real glass for some wine. No bubbles on offer though...
 

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If the KA flight is on time, I could go to a CX first class departure lounge in HKG as I have a connecting CX flight the next morning so would be allowed into the HKIA departures area . The CX arrivals lounge will be closed. Not sure if I can be bothered as I have the airport hotel booked and I'd need to negotiate with HKIA security and customs.
 
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Instead of announcing each departing flight over the PA, a staff member wanders through the lounge and announces it. Several times as it turns out. I can see this seems a bit more personal but I'm not sure if it's less annoying. :)
 

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Update: It seems the PA is used too (or was broken earlier). It's definitely far more annoying! :)
 

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Instead of announcing each departing flight over the PA, a staff member wanders through the lounge and announces it. Several times as it turns out. I can see this seems a bit more personal but I'm not sure if it's less annoying. :)
Yep, experienced that too....quite annoying!
 
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