India's national carrier Air India is tooting the horn about its new "majestic lounge" at Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the nation's capital New Delhi.
The airline claims the lounge "will redefine the concept of luxury and comfort for the First and Business Class travelers."
Depending on their flight, passengers can pick from two lounges – Domestic Departure Lounge or the International Departure Lounge.
Service and Facilities
Open 24-hours a day, the lounges look impressive on paper.
Before you get too excited about Air India's new lounges, keep in mind that the gap between promise and performance is often huge in India.
Here are some of the services passengers can expect at the Air India lounges in Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi.
* Hot food, snacks, cookies and salad bar
* Freshly brewed coffee and tea
* Good selection of drinks in International Lounge
* Comfortable seating area
* Newspapers and magazines
* Shower with amenities (Only at the International Departure Lounge)
* Regular flight updates
For a fee of Rs 500, Economy class and passengers flying on other airlines can also enjoy access to the lounges in Terminal 3 for two hours.
For an additional fee of Rs 200, passengers can even take a shower so that they can feel fresh.
Payment is via credit card or debit card.