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Air China Lounge Chengdu Vs. Priority Pass

Chengdu Lounge Review is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report.


As a blogger, I feel compelled to visit more than one lounge when given the opportunity. As a Fat Man in the Lounge, I feel compelled to visit more than one lounge when given the opportunity. The airport in Chengdu provided that opportunity. Naturally, I went to the Air China Lounge first because it is restricted to its own business class passengers. Ms. TPOL, flying in peasant class (see Buying Cheaper Tickets at the Airport), went to the Priority Pass Lounge.

Air China Lounge

The joke was on me, at least in terms of seating. The Air China Lounge was tiny. It was set up like a movie screening room. Regarding the food, the Air China Lounge had great dumplings, something delicious anytime of day. The other snacks received a hard pass. After a few more dumplings, I left the lonely lounge to reconnect with Ms. TPOL. a sign on a building a room with a large window and a group of people sitting in chairs a room with leather chairs and a table a room with brown leather chairs and a painting a shelf with food and drinks a basket full of food food in a steamer on a tray a plate of food on a table

Priority Pass Lounge

The first reason the Priority Pass Lounge is better is because of the pandas (see Panda Panda: Chengdu Panda Visitor Guide).a lobby with a counter and plantsInvalid request error occurred.Invalid request error occurred.

The second is better views.a group of airplanes on a wet runway a large building with many people in it

The third is clever signs.

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Panda
a glass decanters with liquid in them and a container with name cards
Read the one in the back.

The fourth is the amount of seating.people sitting at a table in a restaurant a room with chairs and a table a room with chairs and tablesa room with chairs and a televisiona chair and a painting in a room

The fifth is because of the quantity of food.a bowl of food on a table a bowl of food on a table a bowl of food on a table a bowl of sausages and bacon a white tray of food a plate of food on a table

Note: The dumplings in Air China were better.

Overall

Chalk up two more Lounge Reviews to TPOL’s arsenal. But, if you’re not an OCD blogger, I would skip the Air China one for Priority.


Chengdu Lounge Review is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. food looks better that what was there early OCT. 31 when I was there, what little was set out was gone in seconds. also, AC ticketing is a joke, on HKT, CTU, ICN flights, tickets had to be issued at each stop.

  2. Where exactly in CTU airport is this Priority Pass Lounge ?

    This is an important question because Chengdu is where I was born and my family is and I always get stuck in the lounge you dislike!! 😀

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