Booking the Trip: A Southeast Asian Path to India
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YOUTUBE: Thai Airways: Singapore to Bangkok
YOUTUBE: Thai Airways: Bangkok to Mumbai
YOUTUBE: Thai Airways: Mumbai to Bangkok
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This is the first of 4 Thai lounges I will be having a look at in Bangkok. All the lounges in Bangkok are one floor down from the main departure level and all are on the same level as the gates.
The first lounge I visited on this trip is the one in concourse E.
Upon having my boarding pass scanned, I entered the lounge. First thing I noted was how dated and crowded the lounge was. The crowding mainly because of how small the lounge is despite this being Thai Airways’ hub.
Walking from the entrance and looking left there leads to the bathroom and showers.
More forward and to the left is a layer of more seating. It was also dated and showing signs of age.
Here are some of those seats along that row. You can see the worn nature of that table and those seats.
And to the right from the entrance is more seating and the food area.
The good thing is that there were power ports all around on the floor near the seats,
More seats were towards the end of the lounge.
Finally there seemed to be some private rooms at the end of it all.
And now lets look at the food.
There was a good amount of different cool sandwiches.
And then there were other food items.
And then there is pudding
And there were some hot items in a heat lamp area.
There is a section with chilled non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks.
Then there was a set-up with more hard alcohol and water.
Then there were juices and teas.
There were some hot items as well but all were being refilled while I was there. Overall I was happy with the variety of food, but the quality was not impressive. Each of those sandwiches did not look appetizing at all.
And of course, being that my next flight was to Mumbai, of course, there was an hour delay.
But that’s pretty much all there was in the Concourse E lounge. I was not too impressed, but at the same time, it’s a convenient option for those departing out of the E gates. This lounge is not Thai’s flagship royal silk lounge but I still expected something better out of the hub lounge for an airline. Stay tuned for the rest of the report. Cheers!