- Superfast WiFi – among the fastest we’ve seen in a lounge
- Currently open to Qantas Gold and Qantas Club on weekends
- Limited power points, outside a few select areas
- No airfield views, unlike Canberra’s Qantas Club and Chairman’s Lounge
- Great variety of food and beverage options, including healthy and dietary choices
Canberra Airport is home to no fewer than three Qantas domestic lounges, with the Business Lounge greeting business class travellers and Platinum-grade frequent flyers.
It’s one of only five dedicated Business Lounges in Qantas’ domestic network – so how does the Canberra Business Lounge stack up?
Location & Impressions
After security, take a right and follow the “Qantas Lounges” signs.
Take the escalator upstairs (opposite gates 9 and 10), and you may notice a parallel with the entrance to the Sydney Qantas First Lounge:
With Qantas’ three lounges all accessed via this main lobby, you’ll find the Business Lounge straight ahead – scan your boarding pass, and you’re good to go.
Inside, the rectangular space is divided into a collection of nooks, primarily tailored to relaxation, but with spaces to work as well.
For instance, set up your laptop at the benches by the windows, or kick back with a refreshment nearby.
Large flight information screens are visible from most seats, handily showing the weather for your destination.
However, this could be improved by showing a forecast based on your arrival time, as all Sydney flights this day displayed the same 13℃ temperature – and on what was the coldest day in Sydney in 37 years, where the temperature didn’t actually rise above 10.3℃.
Qantas’ Canberra Business Lounge opens daily, from one hour prior to the first Qantas or QantasLink flight departure until the last departing Qantas/QantasLink flight. These opening hours also…