Review Gulf Air Business Frankfurt to Bahrain

For a short notice trip to Asia I was lucky to find a cheap Gulf Air fare to Bangkok, via Bahrain, more or less via accident while browsing their website. While Gulf Air is not as grand as the other Gulf carriers the price was tempting enough to book.

After leaving the disappointing Cathay Pacific lounge still hungry for breakfast I was looking forward to flying this “exotic” airline finally for the first time.

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Lufthansa lounge Dubai international airport

On my return flight from Dubai (DXB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) via Bangkok (BKK) with Thai Airways I was given the choice between the Marhaba lounge and the Lufthansa lounge in Dubai international airport. I researched prior to check-in when I found only the Marhaba lounge invitation and saw a lot of rather bad reviews about it being crowded and little food spread of low quality. So I wasn’t exactly thrilled about going there.

Upon check-in I was informed that I could also use the Lufthansa lounge, since Thai airways is star alliance same as Lufthansa that made sense. I guess Marhaba as a contract lounge is just their main lounge since they don’t want to put everyone in the smaller Lufthansa lounge.

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Thai Lounge Kuala Lumpur international airport

On my recent flight from Kuala Lumpur (KUL – KLIA) to Dubai (DXB) via Bangkok (BKK) with Thai Airways I was invited to use the Thai Lounge located in the satellite building of KL international Airport Terminal 1.

KL international airport is located some 50 minutes outside of Kuala Lumpur and can be reached by car/taxi or the KLIA ekspress train from KL sentral station. It is divided in two terminals, KLIA which is used by all full service carriers and features extensive duty free shops, restaurants and airport lounges and KLIA2 which is like a mall with an integrated LCC terminal (mostly used by AirAsia).

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