British Airways has reopened the majority of its lounge network following COVID-19.
Full details of lounge facilities for BA passengers at airports, including opening hours and alternatives where BA lounges are closed or not available, are available on the Oneworld alliance website.
BA Lounge Network Status
At London Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5, all BA departure lounges are open. The Terminal 5 arrivals lounge is open.
The Club and First lounges at Gatwick reopened on Monday 28 March.
Around the UK, BA operated lounges at Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are open.
Elsewhere, BA lounges at Cape Town, Dubai, Johannesburg and Singapore are open.
The BA lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol airport is closed.
The Elemis Travel Spas at London Heathrow & New York JFK are closed permanently.
Partner Airline Lounge News
American Airlines has reopened its arrivals lounge at Heathrow Terminal 3.
In Australia, Qantas has reopened its International Business lounges in Sydney and Melbourne. Its International First lounges at these airports have reverted to First Class lounge only lounges.
The shared Oneworld lounge at the Tom Bradley International Terminal Los Angeles, operated by Qantas, reopened on 30 March.
Qantas’ International First lounges at Los Angeles and Singapore airports are yet to reopen.
Future Lounge Developments
In December 2021, BA will co locate all flights at New York JFK with American Airlines at Terminal 8.
American Airlines’ existing Flagship First Dining and Flagship First lounges will be repurposed as two new lounges for AA & BA passengers. There will also another new joint premium lounge.
Before COVID-19, BA had planned to refurbish its Heathrow lounges. There has been no update from the airline about this, but it will inevitably be delayed.
The Oneworld alliance had also planned to open a number of lounges operated jointly by its members. Again, there has been no update on this since COVID-19.