The world's most luxurious airport lounges: in pictures
From space pods to the lounge with a stream running through it, we list the airline waiting rooms so plush you'll even enjoy the phrase 'flight delayed'
The smell of stale food, cramped seating and that general feeling of being stuck in limbo might be the inevitable experience in your average airport lounge, but in these - mostly VIP - halfway stations, it's all deluxe snooze rooms and crystal chandeliers. Find out the airport lounges that are worth the extra on your airfare, and where the only downside is that you'll eventually have to catch that plane...
Helenka Bednar is a freelance writer.