Access to any of the Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport lounges avails select travellers with good use of the dead time.
Foreigners influx keeps increasing. They’re often transiting the city through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) or visiting the country. The airport has convenient lounge services ready to take the boredom out of your longish layovers.
Their services aren’t just exclusive to international travellers. Domestic passengers alike can enjoy top-flight comfort whenever there’s a flight delay or you arrive earlier than your departure time. We shall publish some of the Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport lounges in the domestic terminal soon.
These Lagos MMA lounges come with great selections of drinks and foods. An important point, often overlooked, is lounger services can be different between the national and international terminals. Hence, this post focuses on the latter.
Have you got a flight departing from the Lagos Airport? Having a lounge pass gets you to escape the crowded and noisy departure terminals.
Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport Lounges in International Terminal
The Oasis Lounge
Oasis Lounge is one of eight Priority Pass Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport lounges in international terminal. It opens daily between 6:30 AM and 11:00 PM. It brings the best scenery with its location in the D-Wing of the international terminal, right next to the Nigeria Immigration Service Passport Office.
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You’re entitled to a maximum of 3 free drinks per person. Food is not complimentary, but you can get reasonably-priced offerings like a huge club sandwich with lots of French fries, fried chicken or spaghetti with meat sauce. The lounge also offers showering and internet facility.
Air France / KLM Lounge
Business Class fliers on any of these airlines departing on same-day flight typically have access to this lounge. Registered members of the Flying Blue loyalty program also have access to the lounge located in the D-Wing (second floor). Check more access rules here. The Air France/KLM lounge is an elite space, which runs from 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM, with wellness areas and a shower next to the restroom on the lower floor.
Cosy up with local or international papers against the genteel embrace of her well-groomed staff. There’s a well-selected assortment of choicest drinks and meals in the comfy sitting areas on the ground floor. The Air France/KLM lounge is one of the coolest places you’ll want to stay before your connecting or delayed flight. Your boarding pass grants you access to the business class lounge. A guest can come with you provided they’re flying on a SkyTeam member airline-operated flight and can pay in cash or miles. Unaccompanied minors aren’t allowed in the lounge.
It’s one of the Priority Pass lounges in Lagos with TV, Wi-Fi, telephones, smoking area, disabled access, shower, and conference facilities. Proceed 100 meters towards the E-Wing after security from Entrance D. Turn right after security, from the Central Entrance.
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The Gabfol lounge has an extensive 620 sq.m. space with business and wellness areas, a full bar and restaurant. It opens between 6:00 AM and 11:00 PM. MTN Prestige members are admitted freely, more so in other Priority Pass rooms.
Skyway Premium Lounge
The Skyway Premium Lounge operates round-the-clock. It’s a fully-airconditioned, non-smoking facility with free WIFI, shower and TV. Elite passengers and premium ticket holders can make use of the lounge. Children – under 3 years – are granted free entrance. It is located in the same area as the Oasis and Air France/KLM lounges and has many sitting arrangements. You are allowed to stay a maximum of 3 hours.
British Airways Lounge
The lounge is reserved for passengers on a scheduled British Airways (BA) flight, flying either first or business class. Those with elite status (any Silver or Gold Member of the BA’s Executive Club flying the airline or a flight operated by a Oneworld member airline) have access too. Emerald or Sapphire members of any of the Oneworld Airline flyer programmes flying BA or one of the Oneworld partner airlines are also allowed. Unaccompanied minors aren’t allowed into the lounge.
BA lounge offers complimentary foods, drinks and a bar. There’s a single shower in the restroom, business area with PCs and internet connection. It only opens for the one-flight-a-day departure to London Heathrow Airport between 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM. The British lounge is located airside, just left of the immigration office.
ASL Premium Lounge
The recently-upgraded ASL Premium lounge is one of the luxurious lounger facilities at the Lagos Airport. The very nicely done space is settled on the E-Wing up the wooden spiral staircase to the mezzanine floor. It has a smoking section and a shower, offers alcoholic drinks and Wi-Fi connection. It’s one of a select Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport lounges open for 24 hours throughout the week.
The First lounge offers pre-boarding relaxation landside departure area of the Lagos International Airport. It’s a safe and comfy facility with a parking lot, conducive for kids and a group of adults.
The first lounge offers complimentary drinks, refreshments, pre-flight bites and alcohol. It opens from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. You will have to leave the secure zone to use this facility if you are in transit. Any traveller can get a lounge pass regardless of her airline. Priority Pass membership card is the preferable option for frequent flyers.
SDS Lounge Services
SDS has several locations in Wing E and Wing D of the international terminal. It operates round the clock with sleeper beds available for the night. Spa services are available (cardholders and their guests gets a 50% discount). Other amenities and features include daybeds, access to the disabled, shower, internet, food, drinks, and alcohol.
Travellers can get a lounge pass regardless of their airline. Priority Pass membership card is the preferable option for frequent flyers.
SDS Llegada Arrival Lounge
Llegada Arrival Lounge is just opposite Baggage Hall, Wing D of the international terminal. Only passengers on international arrival flights can make use of this lounge. It’s in a public area of the terminal, meaning you’ll need to leave the secure zone to use its fixtures if you are in transit. It offers 24 hours services, including showers, Wi-Fi, disabled access, TV and telephone. Access is strictly reserved for members, as it’s one of the Priority Pass lounges in Lagos Airport.