Heathrow, together with The Collinson Group and Swissport have announced the opening of the first independent, shared use lounge at Terminal 5.
Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at Heathrow’s T5’ is jointly owned and operated by Swissport and Airport Lounge Development (ALD), Collinson Group’s lounge operating arm. Located at Gate A18 in Terminal 5, it is the first lounge open to all travellers in one of the world’s busiest airport terminals.
Priority Pass members will have access to the lounge as part of their membership. Travellers without membership can enjoy three hours for £35 when booked in advance at www.executivelounges.com or for £40 at reception on the day subject to availability.
The lounge is open from 0500 until 2300 daily.
Shaun Weston, Travel Services Director, Swissport commented: “Since launching in 2012, the Aspire brand of airport lounges has grown in popularity and now covers many global destinations. The opening of ‘Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at LHR T5’ is a significant step for Swissport, giving us a presence in one of the world’s leading airport terminals. We look forward to combining our operational expertise with Collinson Group’s reach amongst travellers, to deliver a world class facility.”
The 4,000 sq ft lounge space is dominated by windows giving guests runway views on two sides.