Air travel is a painstaking experience. Long TSA lines, flight delays and cancellations, passengers behaving so badly you’re ashamed to share the same species. Add to that the anxiety of getting to and from the airport, making your connection, and any illnesses your fellow passengers packed with them. Sound familiar? Well what if we told you there’s another way, a better way, where butlers and massage parlors and cigar bars await? We're talking about the world of high-end airport lounges, a world as subversive and mysterious as can be. Alas, creepy initiation rituals of the illuminati need not apply here. Exclusivity is the name of the game, and a first or business class ticket. We took a sneak peek behind the curtain to give you a taste of 10 of the most luxurious airport lounges around the world. From private wine rooms to mixologists, marble-lined shower suites and golf simulators, clutch your boarding pass and read on.