The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class

In 2018, the New York to London route became the world’s first Billion-Dollar Airline Route. JFK is at the heart of this, linking two of the planet’s most popular and powerful cities.

At  Elite Flight Concierge, the New York to London Business Class route is one of our most requested. Most people want to enjoy a direct flight with no connections, from JFK to London Heathrow.

But when we work with our high-end clients, we don’t “just” book a flight.

In fact, the flight itself is only part of the conversation we have with our clients.

When you fly in style, the journey doesn’t begin once you arrive at your seat. The experience begins the moment you leave your home. The airport plays a huge role in this, and JFK is one of the best.

The problem is, it’s a huge airport.

Knowing what to do, and what facilities you have access to isn’t always easy to decipher. Plus, each route offers a different terminal, experience and level of luxury.

And YOU don’t have the time to figure all this out.

Don’t worry. This article breaks down the different options JFK has to offer when travelling between New York Business to London Class, or New York to London First Class.


  • We’ve reviewed and overviewed the Business Class and First Class Lounges…
  • We’ve created a list of high-end shops, restaurants and bars for your trip…
  • We’ve made a note of the different facilities and features you have access to…


So, all you have to do is choose the best option for you. And then, sit back and enjoy the journey.

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The New York to London Business Class Lounges

When flying from NYC to London Business Class, you have access to some of the finest Business Class Lounges the world has to offer.

Both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic has a long-standing history for its innovation, high-end luxury, and exceptional service. If you’re travelling from New York to London Business Class, you’re in for a treat.

British Airways Club Lounge

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Location: Terminal 7, After Security

Open: 05:00 -- 22:00 (Daily)


Who Has Access:

  • Those on a Business Class British Airways Flight
  • Gold Member of the British Airways Executive Club
  • Emerald or Sapphire Member from another Oneworld Partner Airline


The New York to London Business Class Experience begins the moment you arrive at JFK. Before you even reach the British Airways Club Lounge, you’re given the red carpet treatment.

Where most people spend over an hour waiting in line at both check-in and security, you’re fast-tracked in a matter of minutes with:

  • Your own dedicated Club World check-in desk
  • Fast Track Security
  • Priority Boarding

Within minutes, you’re through security and inside The British Airways Club Lounge. This is where the real luxury begins, so it’s worth arriving with plenty of time before your flight.

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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 3


The Top Amenities and Facilities

  • Shower Facilities
  • Spa Facilities and Treatments
  • Pre-Flight Dining Options
  • Complimentary Newspapers & Magazines
  • Printer & Copier Service
  • Complimentary Snacks and Drinks (from a comprehensive menu)
  • Free Wifi
  • Internet Terminals
  • Flight Monitors
  • TV and Entertainment Areas

Amenities and Facilities NOT Available

  • Smoking Area (The Galleries Lounge is a No-Smoking Lounge)
  • Private Shower Rooms (and other changing facilities)
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Business Conference & Meeting Rooms (including Private Rooms)
  • Clothes Press and Shoe Shine
  • Free Telephone Service
  • Gym Facilities or Pool


Whether you arrive at JFK ready to work or relax, The British Airways Club Lounge offers you what you need. There’s plenty of seating and work-stations, and all the amenities you need to catch up with work or sit back and unwind.

Here’s a deeper insight into some of the Core Facilities on offer:

Food & Dining

The Club Lounge offers a comprehensive self-served buffet, with both hot and cold options throughout the day. Whether you’re after a snack or something more substantial, there’s a variety of options (including vegetarian and vegan).


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British Airways also offer a Pre-Flight Supper Facility, which offers an even wider range of buffet food. In addition to this, there’s a sit-down bar menu that offers hot meals and a wide range of drinks.

There’s ample seating throughout, leaving you with a choice of setting for your pre-flight food and drinks.


The Spa

When travelling from New York to London Business Class, you get access to the Elemis Spa (complete with a complimentary 15-minute treatment).

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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 7


There’s an extensive list available to you, too. Including:

  • ELEMIS Essential Facial: includes a deep CLEANSE to remove impurities, followed by the buffing away of dead skin cells.
  • ELEMIS Body Essentials Muscle-Ease Power Back Massage: an intensive deep tissue massage to ease tension away from tired, aching muscles.
  • Sleep Soothe Neck & Shoulder Massage: relax as tension is melted away from your neck and shoulders, to help alleviate stress.
  • Deep Relax Scalp Massage: release tension headaches and deeply soothe the mind.
  • Hand & Arm Massage: restore overworked hands and arms with this treatment to soothe, hydrate and boost circulation.
  • Intelligent Massage Chair: sit back and relax with a multi-dimensional massage, customised to your needs to leave you deeply restored.
  • Eye Massage Treatment: OSIM uGalaxy—the world’s 1st eye massager with mood light, is used to help relieve headaches, insomnia, eyebags and travel-related eye fatigue.

Whatever your trip is for, there’s always time to unwind a little. This is one of the true perks of travelling Business Class with British Airways, and it’s an experience you don’t want to miss.


Business & Work Areas

If you have work to do before your flight, there’s plenty of seating and quiet corners to set up your laptop. But you also get access to the Business Centre, which provides PC Terminals, Printing Facilities and meeting spaces.

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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 9


If you have time to unwind, there’s always a wide selection of reading material and daily newspapers. There are also always British Airways staff on hand to help with any extra amenities or facilities you may need.


Bar & Entertainment

There are several bar areas, with both self-served and served options.

A wide range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails are on offer, with plenty of seating, TV areas and lunges. Whether you prefer to drink at the bar or somewhere a little more quiet, the choice is yours.


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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 11


British Airways also provide an endless stream of award winning coffee for their Business Class Travellers. So even if alcohol isn’t on your agenda, you won’t miss out.


Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

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Location: Terminal 4, After Security

Open: 04:15 -- 22:30 (Daily)


Who Has Access:

  • Those on an Upper Class Virgin Atlantic Flight
  • Gold Member of Virgin Atlantic Flying Club


When you travel Upper Class with Virgin Atlantic, your luxury experience begins before you arrive at the airport. Virgin Atlantic are one of the few airlines to offer a complimentary Chauffeur Service for their Upper Class travellers (Virgin's version of Business Class).

As well as getting picked up from your home, you’re dropped off right outside your check-in at JFK.

From there you’re fast-tracked through security, via a dedicated Virgin Atlantic Upper Class desk. The red carpet treatment begins immediately, and before you know it you’re inside The Clubhouse.

Where the real luxury begins...

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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 14


The Top Amenities and Facilities

  • Shower Facilities
  • Spa Facilities and Treatments
  • Pre-Flight Dining Options
  • Complimentary Newspapers & Magazines
  • Printer & Copier Service
  • Complimentary Snacks and Drinks (from a comprehensive menu)
  • Free Wifi
  • Internet Terminals
  • Flight Monitors
  • Free Telephone Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • TV and Entertainment Areas

Amenities and Facilities NOT Available

  • Smoking Area (The Clubhouse is a No-Smoking Lounge)
  • Private Shower Rooms (and other changing facilities)
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Business Conference & Meeting Rooms (including Private Rooms)
  • Clothes Press or Shoe Shine
  • Gym Facilities or Pool


The facilities on offer (and experience, as a whole) to those travelling NYC to London Business Class is second-to-none. Virgin don’t have a First Class tier, but what they offer their Upper Class travellers is more than some airlines offer to their First Class ones.

Whether you arrive ready to work or play, The Virgin Clubhouse has what you need.
Whether you’re on your own or with family, this Clubhouse offers great entertainment.

Here’s a deeper insight into some of the Core Facilities you get to enjoy:

Food & Dining

When it comes to food and dining, Virgin are quick to impress. With a fantastic al carte menu, you get to choose from a wide variety of main courses, snacks and lighter meals.

It’s a full waiter service, so wherever you sit -- in the dining room or at the bar -- someone is always at hand to get you what you need. It’s a great service, and the food matches it.

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The JFK Airport Guide: When Flying From New York to London Business Class 16


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options.


The Spa

When you travel Upper Class with Virgin Atlantic, you get access to their Clubhouse Spa (complete with a complimentary 15-minute treatment). But as well as the standard spa treatments, Virgin also provide haircuts and other grooming offers.

This sets them apart from most other airlines.

As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 17
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 18


Here’s a look at the Clubhouse Spa Menu:

Ladies Hair:

  • Creative Dry Style: Virgin stylists are on hand to help you create the latest look.
  • Ladies Signature Blow Dry: includes consultation, shampoo, condition, blow dry and full prescription.
  • Ladies Cut & Signature Blow Dry: includes consultation, shampoo, condition, cut, blow dry and full prescription.
  • Fringe Trim: includes consultation and trim.
  • Olaplex Experience: more than just another hair conditioning treatment it is a system which allows you to rebuild the strength, structure and integrity of your hair.


Gents Hair and Grooming:

  • Cleanse and Trim: includes consultation, shampoo, condition, hair cut, prescription.
  • Clipper Cut: includes consultation, buzz, hot towel, prescription.
  • Neck Tidy: includes consultation, tidy, hot towel, prescription.
  • Traditional Safety Shave: includes cleanse, hot towel, shave and moisturise.
  • Luxury Cut Throat Shave: includes hot and cold towel compresses, cleanse, shave and completed with a relaxing scalp and facial massage.
  • Beard Trim: includes consultation, buzz, moisturise, prescription.
  • File and Buff: revives dehydrated hands and nails. Includes a nail file, or application of hand cream & nail oil finished with a nail buff for a healthy shine.
  • Mens Manicure: revives dehydrated hands and nails with a shape of the nails, cuticle work, an application of hand cream and strengthening nail oil finished with a nail buff.


Face, Body and Soul:

  • Express Radiant You Facial: No matter the condition of your skin today, this powerful cleansing method works to transform your skin to a state of lasting radiance and vitality.
  • Radiant You Facial: No matter the condition of your skin today, this powerful cleansing method works to transform your skin to a state of lasting radiance and vitality.
  • Therapeutic Oil Back Massage: Following deep inhalations using a specific aromatherapy oil to suit your requirements; your back, shoulders, and neck will be treated to therapeutic massage movements that will improve circulation, restore harmony and ease tension.
  • Hot Stone Back Treatment: Hot stones are used on the back to warm and destress the body. The back and shoulders are rhythmically massaged to relax muscles, while the use of aromatherapy oils will help to calm and unwind the mind.
  • Seated Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage: This massage is performed over clothes on a massage chair. Working on specific trigger points around your back, neck, scalp and shoulders to relieve tension headaches and relax music
  • Head Massage: Following deep inhalations of aromatherapy oils and or hot stones placed in the palm of the hands, your scalp will be treated to deep massage movements that instantly free the tension held in the head allowing your mind and body some peace and calm
  • Unwind 15: A chance to let go and begin to unwind, releasing the tension we hold in our bodies. Along with deep inhalations, the pressure points of stress are released on your feet and scalp. Finished with pritz of Dewy Facial Mist for hydration, Altitude oil for protection and your selection on sleep blend to prepare you for the journey ahead.
  • Rest Easy: A whole body treatment to melt away the stress of travel and prepare you for a long journey with restful sleep. Deep inhalations allow you to let go, followed by gentle stretches, a deep facial cleanse and heavenly hydrating mask prepares the skin for a long flight.

One of the true perks of travelling New York to London Business Class is the opportunity to unwind with a spa treatment.


Business & Work Areas

Although there are no private meeting rooms, there is plenty of space in the Work Area: with seating, charging points and other amenities.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 19
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 20


Virgin do a great job of blending work with pleasure, as the entire Clubhouse is designed to act as an informal business gathering.

It’s a great place to network with your fellow Business Class Travellers too, which is an overlooked benefit of travelling Business Class (seen as you’re always surrounded with other high-worth individuals).


Bar & Entertainment

As you would expect from the Virgin brand, entertainment and fun is at its heart.

There’s a fantastic Entertainment Zone, complete with pool tables, games and TVs (as well as plenty of reading material).

As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 21
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 22


There’s ample seating around the lounge, with runway views and an array of quiet nooks and hidden areas. Whether you need to work or would rather play, the Virgin Clubhouse offers anything and everything you could possibly want from a Business Class lounge.



The New York to London First Class Lounges

Those are the Business Class options when you fly from NYC to London to New York. But what if you’re after even greater luxury?

You’re in luck. Because you can always fly First Class...

When flying from New York to London First Class, you have access to a few fantastic lounges.

British Airways Concorde Room

Location: Terminal 7, After Security

Open: 15:00 -- 23:00 (Daily)


Who Has Access:

  • Those on a First Class British Airways Flight
  • Gold Member of the British Airways Executive Club
  • Emerald Member from another Oneworld Partner Airline

The Concorde Rooms are the epitome of luxury and elegance. One is located inside Terminal 5 at London Heathrow, with the other at New York JFK.

The exclusive First Class Lounge at JFK is among the finest in the world. From its luxurious furniture and beautiful layout, to fine dining and best-in-class entertainment, you’re given the red-carpet treatment the moment you arrive.

And as a luxury traveller, your time is your most precious resource.

So, although most people will spend over an hour waiting in line at both check-in and security, you are fast-tracked through security in a matter of minutes.

No waiting. No wasted time. No stress or worry.

Your New York to London First Class Experience begins the moment you enter the airport doors.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 24
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 25


The Top Amenities and Facilities

  • Business Conference & Meeting Rooms (including Private Rooms)
  • Private Shower Rooms (and other changing facilities)
  • Spa Facilities and Treatments
  • Pre-Flight Dining Options
  • Complimentary Newspapers & Magazines
  • Printer & Copier Service
  • Complimentary Snacks and Drinks (from a comprehensive menu)
  • Free Wifi
  • Internet Terminals
  • Flight Monitors
  • TV and Entertainment Areas

Amenities and Facilities NOT Available

  • Smoking Area (The Concorde Rook is a No-Smoking Lounge)
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Clothes Press and Shoe Shine
  • Free Telephone Service
  • Gym Facilities or Pool



Although the Concorde Room lacks a few facilities and amenities, it more than makes up for it with the facilities on offer. Whether your NYC to London First Class Trip is for business or pleasure, British Airways has you covered.

Here’s a deeper insight into some of the Core Facilities on offer:

Food & Dining

Unlike many lounges, The Concorde Room doesn’t offer a buffet service. Instead, you get a Full Waiter Service either in the Dining Lounge. There’s a great selection of seating, from more traditional restaurant booths, to private nooks and secluded areas.

There’s a wide selection of fine dining options on the menu, and with an extensive drinks list the experience hosts are happy to help you pair the perfect wine with your chosen meal.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 26
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 27


Whether you’re after a snack or something more substantial, you’re sure to find something you like in the Concorde Room. It’s a great menu, and just a fantastic setting to enjoy your pre-flight meal


The Spa

When travelling from New York to London First Class, you get access to the Elemis Spa (complete with complimentary 15-minute treatment). For most travellers, it’s first-come, first-serve.

But as a First Class Traveller you get to book ahead.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 28
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 29


There’s an extensive list available to you, too. Including:

  • ELEMIS Essential Facial: includes a deep CLEANSE to remove impurities, followed by the buffing away of dead skin cells.
  • ELEMIS Body Essentials Muscle-Ease Power Back Massage: an intensive deep tissue massage to ease tension away from tired, aching muscles.
  • Sleep Soothe Neck & Shoulder Massage: relax as tension is melted away from your neck and shoulders, to help alleviate stress.
  • Deep Relax Scalp Massage: release tension headaches and deeply soothe the mind.
  • Hand & Arm Massage: restore overworked hands and arms with this treatment to soothe, hydrate and boost circulation.
  • Intelligent Massage Chair: sit back and relax with a multi-dimensional massage, customised to your needs to leave you deeply restored.
  • Eye Massage Treatment: OSIM uGalaxy—the world’s 1st eye massager with mood light, is used to help relieve headaches, insomnia, eyebags and travel-related eye fatigue.
  • Leg & Foot Restore (Exclusive to First Class): instantly revitalise tired legs and aching feet, boosting circulation to leave them feeling refreshed.

Whatever your trip is for, there’s always time to unwind a little. This is one of the true perks of travelling First Class, and it’s an experience you don’t want to miss.


Business & Work Areas

If you want to do some work before your flight, there’s ample space in the business centre. Whether you need a quiet area to setup your laptop, or access to a PC Terminal, there’s always plenty of options.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 30
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 31


The New York to London route is one of the most popular for business people and executives alike.  British Airways appreciate their First Class Travellers likely have work to do and meetings to get to.

They accommodate you accordingly, and are always on hand to help with printing, phone charging and whatever else you may need.


Bar & Entertainment

With spectacular Runway Views, the Concorde Lounge offers the perfect backdrop for those who like to sit back and enjoy the view.

As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 32
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 33


But if you’re after something more “entertaining”, there’s many options: from its extensive bar with drinks from around the world, to its TVs and reading material… you’re never short of options inside The Concorde Lounge.



British Airways First Lounge

As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 36

Location: Terminal 7, After Security

Open: 05:00 -- 22:00 (Daily)


Who Has Access:

  • Those on a First Class British Airways Flight
  • Gold Member of the British Airways Executive Club
  • Emerald Member from another Oneworld Partner Airline


Both The First Lounge and Concorde Room are close to one another, meaning you often have access to both. Where The Concorde Room is stylish and formal, The Galleries First Lounge is more relaxed and informal.

It’s still an excellent lounge, with all the facilities and amenities you would expect from a First Class Lounge. But if you’re after a more “informal” setting, this may be the lounge for you.

However, it’s important to note you remain in First Class. You’re still given the red-carpet treatment the moment you arrive, and looked after until you’re ready to board your flight.

Where most people will spend over an hour waiting in line at both check-in and security, you’re fast-tracked in a matter of minutes.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 34
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 35


The Top Amenities and Facilities

  • Shower Facilities
  • Spa Facilities and Treatments
  • Pre-Flight Dining Options
  • Complimentary Newspapers & Magazines
  • Printer & Copier Service
  • Complimentary Snacks and Drinks (from a comprehensive menu)
  • Free Wifi
  • Internet Terminals
  • Flight Monitors
  • TV and Entertainment Areas

Amenities and Facilities NOT Available

  • Smoking Area (The Galleries First Lounge is a No-Smoking Lounge)
  • Private Shower Rooms (and other changing facilities)
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Business Conference & Meeting Rooms (including Private Rooms)
  • Clothes Press and Shoe Shine
  • Free Telephone Service
  • Gym Facilities or Pool

Often, you will get access to both the Concorde Room and First Lounge. Where the Concorde Room is more formal, the First Lounge provides an informal, laid-back area.

Here’s a deeper insight into some of the Core Facilities on offer:


Food & Dining

Unlike The Concorde Room, The First Lounge offers a comprehensive buffet. It’s self served, and offers a wide selection of snacks and light meals.

Here’s an example of the menus on offer:

  • Herb roasted Parmentier potatoes
  • Selection of vegetables
  • Rice and Piri Piri chicken
  • Filo pastry with spicy bean and hummus
  • Spinach and mascarpone penne
  • Italian Beef Fish fillets
  • Mezze/antipasti selection
  • Soup And Bread


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 37
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 38


There’s plenty of seating in the dining area, offering amazing views of the runaway and other parts of the airport. In short, there’s less dining options on offer in the First Lounge, but it’s an ideal setting if you’re after a light meal or snack.


The Spa

When travelling from New York to London First Class, you get access to the Elemis Spa (complete with complimentary 15-minute treatment). For most travellers, it’s first-come, first-serve.

But as a First Class Traveller you get to book ahead.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 39


There’s an extensive list available to you, too. Including:

  • ELEMIS Essential Facial: includes a deep CLEANSE to remove impurities, followed by the buffing away of dead skin cells.
  • ELEMIS Body Essentials Muscle-Ease Power Back Massage: an intensive deep tissue massage to ease tension away from tired, aching muscles.
  • Sleep Soothe Neck & Shoulder Massage: relax as tension is melted away from your neck and shoulders, to help alleviate stress.
  • Deep Relax Scalp Massage: release tension headaches and deeply soothe the mind.
  • Hand & Arm Massage: restore overworked hands and arms with this treatment to soothe, hydrate and boost circulation.
  • Intelligent Massage Chair: sit back and relax with a multi-dimensional massage, customised to your needs to leave you deeply restored.
  • Eye Massage Treatment: OSIM uGalaxy—the world’s 1st eye massager with mood light, is used to help relieve headaches, insomnia, eyebags and travel-related eye fatigue.
  • Leg & Foot Restore (Exclusive to First Class): instantly revitalise tired legs and aching feet, boosting circulation to leave them feeling refreshed.

Whatever your trip is for, there’s always time to unwind a little...


Business & Work Areas

As well as a great Business Centre with PC Terminals, printers and other facilities, you can also access a private meeting room in the First Lounge.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 40
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 41


There’s a wide selection of seating throughout the business centre and work areas, but the entire First Lounge acts as an informal gathering space. If you have work to do on your laptop, you’ll never be short of options.


Bar & Entertainment

There’s an extensive list of drinks waiting for you in the First Lounge, ranging from wine to beer, spirits and cocktails (as well as an endless stream of coffee). There are several bar areas, sure to match the style and setting you desire.


As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 42
As well as great food, The Virgin Clubhouse has a wide selection of beer, wines, spirits and award-winning cocktails. The Clubhouse as a whole is fantastic, but it really excels with its food, drink and dining options. 43


It’s a great place to sit back and relax before your flight, whether you’re drinking alone or with a group of colleagues.


What Else You Can Enjoy at JFK…

In addition to the excellent lounges you get access to when flying between New York to London Business Class, you can also escape into the rest of the terminal and enjoy the other shops, bars and restaurants.

JFK is one of the finest airports in the world, full of luxury brands and experiences. We’ve highlighted a few of our favourite places to visit, to add an extra level to your experience as a whole.

Luxury Shopping:

JFK houses some of the world’s finest luxury brands. So if you have the time to step outside the lounge, you may like to grab a new suit, clothes for your trip or a new gadget or two

Luxurious brands available at JFK include:

  • MUJI to GO
  • Hermes
  • Coach
  • Montblanc
  • Thomas Pink
  • Michael Kors
  • Honest Company

Inside Terminal 7 at JFK, it feels more like a mall than an airport. It’s a great experience, and one you may like to check out.

Bars and Restaurants:

There isn’t a great selection of fine dining inside Terminal 7. In truth, the best options remain inside the Business Class and First Class Lounges.

But there are a few places you may like to visit when stretching your legs, including:

  • Trafalgar Pub: if you want to get into the British spirit, a trip to the Trafalgar Pub before your flight may be in store. With an atypical “English” menu on offer, it’s a great way to begin your journey.
  • Wolfgang Puck: whether you’re after a light meal or pre-flight drink, there’s a wide selection on offer at the Wolfgang Puck kiosk.

JFK isn’t just a place an airport. It offers an incredible experience when flying Business Class or First Class. Whether you remain in one of the amazing lounges we’ve covered, or head out into the terminal to enjoy some shopping or high end dining, you get the red carpet treatment throughout.


Both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic offer an incredible service when flying from New York to London. If you would like to see the differences between the two (and which one is right for you) we’ve written a separate article.

It details the complete New York to London Business Class Experience, including what you get on the plane and on arrival at London Heathrow.

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If you’re planning your next New York to London Trip, we can help.

Whether you plan to fly Business Class or First Class, one of our dedicated concierges is here to support you and help you get exactly what you need. Flights betweenNew York to London Business Class often retail at $8,700 for a round-trip.

(and up to $6,600 for a one way ticket -- that’s when you book 3-4 weeks in advance)


But we work with seasoned travellers who fly often, so we always aim to save you upto 50% off those prices above.

Whether you’re planning in advance or need to make a last-minute booking, we’re here to help.

And whether you favor British Airways Business Class or Virgin Atlantic Upper Class, we’re here.

If you’re interested, or have any further questions, visit our New York to London Concierge Page.

We’ll grab a call with you and help plan your next trip in style (from start-to-finish)

(and if you’re not ready to book now, be sure to bookmark this page for future)


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