So Cathay Pacific reopens their London Heathrow lounges. It’s the kind of news that should send me into cartwheels of joy – and I can’t even do cartwheels! Unfortunately, that is not the case.

I’m flying through London in a couple of weeks time, and even taking a flight from Terminal 3. That means I will be eligible to use the now reopened lounge. A happy coincidence! Well, no. I arrive at 8am and leave at 9:30am, so my entire time at the airport will be spent connecting. Sadly, here’s what I’ll be missing.

Cathay Pacific Reopens The First Class Lounge

Easily my favourite lounge at London Heathrow is the Cathay Pacific first class lounge. A few years ago, I found myself there with the entire place to myself, so I made a video tour.

Hopefully the excellent array of food will be available. I wrote all about it here and when I visited again, I was pretty much gushing about it again. What a lounge!

What About The Business Class Lounge?

Far from being the poor cousin of the two, the business class lounge is almost as good. It features the same design aesthetic and also a very good selection of food and drink.

Quite frankly, the noodle bar serving up Dan Dan Noodles (a must have!) among others is a Cathay Pacific signature and is well worth it. Fingers crossed it’s also back.

Overall Thoughts

So Cathay Pacific reopens their London Heathrow lounges and I have a short connection. I’d rather like to spend a few hours relaxing in the lovely Studioilse designed spaces. Frequent flyers with oneworld alliance Sapphire or Emerald status will be very pleased.

Perhaps I will get lucky and have an early arrival and a lightning fast connection experience. Either that or I have to wish for a late flight causing me to miss my connection and get rebooked… though that is very unlikely!

What do you think of Cathay Pacific reopening their London Heathrow lounges? Thank you for reading and if you have any comments or questions, please leave them below.

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