Inside British Airways’ swanky new First Class lounge complete with wine bar

British Airways has opened a swish new First Lounge, and new photos offer up a glimpse of just how the other half lives!

The new lounge at New York’s JFK Terminal 7 is the company’s first long-haul lounge and it looks like passengers will get the full luxury treatment.

Forget a Boots meal deal and fighting for a seat at the gate – here they will be treated to a wine bar, gourmet food buffet, and plenty of seating whether to relax or get on with some work.

Take a sneak peek inside…

Passengers will have plenty of choice for a post-flight tipple thanks to the lounge’s wine bar. It comes with its own dispenser not to mention there’ll be curated selections of wine in ‘Flights of Wine’ – the first theme is ‘Chardonnays

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There’s even a bar with a wide range of premium beverages.

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Executive chefs Gavin Mackenzie and Waylon Walker created a menu which includes dishes influenced by the season, as well as a new ‘bowl food’ concept for a light snack before flying.

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No Boots meal deals in the airport for First Class guests; it’s all about gourmet snacks at the buffet.

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No need to fight for a table at the Wetherspoons for a pre-flight meal when you’ve got a dedicated bar in the lounge.

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Covering more than 5,480 square feet, the lounge has different ‘zones’ for passengers whether they want food or somewhere to sit and wait for the flight.

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The different zones include a quiet work area and a dining room.

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The refurbishment is part of the company’s £52 million investment for customer experience.

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Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and Customer Experience, said: “We fly thousands of customers between London and New York every week so we’re absolutely dedicated to making the experience as relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

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Read full originally published story at Mirror Online

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