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Originally posted on 6/6:
That was no big deal for Capital One Venture X, AMEX Consumer Platinum Card, or AMEX Business Platinum Card cardholders, as they have Plaza Premium lounge access in addition to Priority Pass. However other cards with just Priority Pass, like Chase Sapphire Reserve, lost Plaza Premium lounge access.
Plaza Premium is valid for entrance at lounges like the El Al/Blush Lounge in London/LHR that offer kosher meals.
Unfortunately, Priority Pass cardholders won’t be able to access Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses, such as those in JFK, Newark, and Washington DC. The JFK location even offers kosher food and wine.
You’ll need to be flying business class on a qualifying airline (such as El Al) or have an AMEX Platinum or Venture X card to access those lounges as the Plaza Premium benefit on those cards includes access to most Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses.
[Update: Commenters point out that you can exclusively enter the Virgin Atlantic JFK location between the hours of 8am-1:30pm daily with Priority Pass and you can order kosher food and wine. However you’ll need a Plaza Premium card to access it between 5am-8am or 2pm-10:30pm. Go figure!]