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Austrian Airlines Lounge Review - Vienna Terminal D (VIE)

Austrian Airlines Lounge Review - Vienna Terminal D (VIE)

Vienna is Austrian Airlines flagship hub – and this airport has multiple lounges to host their well-heeled business class passengers. As you would expect, the Austrian hospitality is exceptional and the lounges are exclusive retreats!

They recently renovated their lounge at Terminal D  – which serves many North American flights.  Here is a review of my last visit:

Seating

Bar Seating - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Bar Seating - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

The lounge at Terminal D is compact – but it never seems packed since the number of flights that depart from this part of the airport is low. When I was there it was practically empty!

The lounge has cool, Jetson-like furniture.  The minimalism creates a sense of zen and calm - something I totally welcomed after walking through the din of Terminal D.

Eating Area - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Eating Area - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Reading Area - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna   Photo: Calvin Wood

Reading Area - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna   Photo: Calvin Wood

Food

Breakfast - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Breakfast - Austrian Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

The cuisine offering in this lounge is what I would call 'streamlined' – but it covers all the bases. 

I left on a morning flight – and they featured pastries, cereals and scrambled eggs.  However, I only lightly grazed at the buffet ¬ as I knew what was in store.  I decided to save space for the FEAST that was about to occur on my flight to North America.  

 

Beverages

Bar - Austrian Airlines Business Class Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Bar - Austrian Airlines Business Class Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

No one is going to go thirsty in this lounge. 

Austrian had a wide variety of staples on hand:  coffees, teas, juices – and of course spirits.  In fact, they had all the ingredients for a Martini if you need one at 8AM!

There were also several wine choices – but if you are looking to tank up on champagne you will have to wait for your flight as Austrian reserves the bubbly for their Senator Lounges.  (Terminal D is a Business Lounge.) 

Spirits - Austrian  Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

Spirits - Austrian  Airlines Business Lounge - Vienna Terminal D   Photo: Calvin Wood

My Verdict

Austrian Airlines Business Lounge   Photo: Calvin Wood

Austrian Airlines Business Lounge   Photo: Calvin Wood

This lounge is pint-sized, but it does the trick. 

It offers a hip refuge from the bustle of the terminal – and allows one to relax with a cocktail before departure.  Overall, it sets the tone for the international glam you are about to encounter on Austrian Airlines fabulous Business Class!

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Austrian Airlines Business Class Review

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