With the exception of Dublin, London Heathrow and New York JFK, our lounges are owned and operated by airport handling partners. Sometimes, the location of the lounges might change, so it's always a good idea to check out the listing below before you travel.
When our handling partner provides lounge facilities, you might need to register at check-in for the lounge visit.
Once you produce the documents you need, check-in staff will give you a lounge invitation. You can use this to access the lounge before your Aer Lingus flight takes off.
Lounge highlights include:
- Tranquil setting
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Notification of boarding and flight times
- Computer access
- Complimentary newspapers and magazines
- Spacious, comfortable and quiet
- Complimentary drinks and snacks
- Entertainment facilities
As a business class passenger, you must simply present your boarding card to access the lounge.
Simply present your lounge access email for admission to the lounge.
Where our handling partner provides lounge facilities, you may need to register at check-in for the lounge visit. Once you produce your relevant documentation, check-in staff will provide you with a lounge invitation, which you can use to locate and access the lounge prior to the departure of your Aer Lingus flight.
Gold Circle Club members simply need to present a valid Gold Circle Club card along with your Aer Lingus boarding card to access the lounge. You can invite a guest into the lounge with you if they’re travelling on the same Aer Lingus flight as you, the cardholder.
Gold Circle Elite and Prestige tier members can avail of Aer Lingus and partner airline lounges when travelling on scheduled flights, including 51st & Green which is located after CBP in Dublin Airport. As members, you’ve got access to the British Airways Lounge in London Heathrow when travelling onwards on a through-ticket with British Airways. This means that your ticket must have an Aer Lingus and British Airways flight on the same ticket/booking. If separate tickets/bookings have been issued then British Airways lounge access won’t be available.
Gold Circle Club members may use associated lounges when travelling on scheduled Aer Lingus flights or on codeshare flights (e.g. flight number begins EI).
Where our handling partner provides lounge facilities, you might need to register at check-in for the lounge visit. Once you produce your relevant documentation, check-in staff will provide you with a lounge invitation. Use this to locate and access the lounge prior to the departure of your Aer Lingus flight.
And there’s more good news! If you’re an Aer Lingus business class passenger travelling to/from the U.S. and beyond via Chicago on an Aer Lingus codeshare flight operated by our partner United Airlines, you can now enjoy a seamless travel experience with access to United Airlines airport lounges.
If you’re an Aer Lingus business class passenger traveling to/or from the U.S. and beyond via Chicago, we’ve got good news for you! Passengers on Aer Lingus codeshare flights operated by our partner, United Airlines, can now enjoy access to United Airlines airport lounges.
Business class passengers connecting to/from United Airlines flights now have access to United Club lounges at airports including Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Minneapolis. To access the United Airlines lounge simply present your Aer Lingus Business Class boarding pass and your United Airlines boarding pass at the lounge.
- If you hold a Bank of Ireland Gold Visa Business Card and you are travelling on an Aer Lingus flight, you will be able to use the Gold Circle lounges in Dublin, London Heathrow, and New York JFK, plus affiliated lounges at other airport locations.
- Bank of Ireland Gold Visa Business Card holders must present this card for admission.
- Bank of Ireland Gold Visa Business Card holders may invite one guest into the lounge when they’re travelling on the same flight as the cardholder.
- Holders of this Visa card who wish to earn Gold Circle points must register separately for Gold Circle Club membership.
Where our handling partner provides lounge facilities, you may need to register at check-in for the lounge visit. Once you produce your relevant documentation, check-in staff will provide you with a lounge invitation, which you can use to locate and access the lounge prior to the departure of your flight.
You don’t have to be a Gold Circle Club member to enjoy the benefits of our lounges. You can simply decide to add lounge access when you’re booking your flight (or add it later at your leisure), and the comfort of the lounge is yours to enjoy. It costs just €25 (or the equivalent) per person, and includes free Wi-Fi and complimentary drinks and snacks.
Here’s how it works:
- Pre-pay online or pay at reception for access to lounges at Dublin or London Heathrow airports
- If you bought access online, you’ll be sent the lounge pass by email. Bring it with you to the airport as you’ll need to submit it at the lounge reception desk, along with your boarding card.
- Please note that lounge access can only be redeemed by the passenger(s) named on the email.
|Airport||Name / Location|
|Cork||Jack Lynch Executive Lounge|
|Dublin||Aer Lingus Gold Circle Lounge|
|Shannon||The Rineanna Suite|
|Airport||Name / Location|
|Birmingham||No. 1 Traveller Lounge|
|London Gatwick||No.1 Traveller Club Rooms|
|London Heathrow||Aer Lingus Gold Circle Lounge|
|Southend||First Class Lounge|
|Airport||Name / Location|
|Barcelona||Sala VIP - Canudas|
|Berlin||Berlin Airport Lounge|
|Dusseldorf||Air Berlin Lounge|
|Faro||ANA Airport Authority Lounge|
|Geneva||Dnata Salon Skyview Lounge|
|Isle of Man||Rendezvous Executive Lounge|
|Madrid||AENA Sala VIP 'Cibeles' T1|
|Malaga||AENA Sala VIP (Terminal 3)|
|Milan Linate||Club Sea Leonardo Lounge|
|Zurich||Dnata Skyview Lounge|
|Boston||The Club Lounge||Terminal C, next to gate C19 (Open from: 15:30-20:30)|
|Chicago||British Airways Lounge||near Gate M11 (Open from: 12:30-20:30)|
|Los Angeles||Air Canada Lounge||Terminal 2, one level up from the main concourse|
|Newark||British Airways Lounge||Next to Gates B50-58 (Open from: 15:00-22:45)|
|New York JFK||Aer Lingus Lounge||across from Gate 26 (Open from: 12:45-last departure)|
|Orlando||United Club Lounge||Airside 3 at Gate 43 (Open from: 05:15-20:00)|
|San Francisco||United Club Lounge||G-side next to Gucci Duty Free (Open from: 05:00-00:30)|
|Toronto||KLM Lounge||Gate C32|
|Washington D.C.||British Airways Lounge||Gate B50 (Open from: 13:30-17:00)|