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1. It is possible to use the lounge if you are a regular, loyal BA customer in possession of a Gold or Silver BAEC card.

2. Catering does vary modestly between World Traveller and World Traveller Plus. You get served first, priority choice of meals and also a proper glass for your wine.

While permitting lounge acces and further differentiating catering may indeed be a nice idea, such improvements would devalue the Business class cabin. You are paying significantly less to travel in a Premium Economy product.

If it doesn’t meet you needs, pay to fly business, or just upgrade using your miles (just 10,000 BA miles is enough for a one way upgrade to from DXB-LHR, for instance).

A BA Gold Card member travelling WT+ between Nice and LA earns enough miles on the flights that their upgrade is *almost* free.

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