Blog posts by: loungereview.com

Holiday cheer at The Centurion Lounge: mixologist Jim Meehan kicks off two weeks of festivities and giveaways

American Express is spreading holiday cheer at The Centurion Lounge. From December 3rd through 17th, Centurion and Platinum card holders and their guests will be treated to exclusive tasting opportunities, surprise appearances, and giveaways at all eight US locations, courtesy of American Express and The Centurion Lounge partners. The event rounds up an eventful year […]

The three major US airlines devalue airport lounge memberships

The similarities between the three US heavyweights—American, Delta, United—are remarkable. In a stunning display of lack of creativity, all three carriers recently announced changes to airport club membership pricing and access rules. The changes impact how customers who purchase memberships or one-time passes. There are no changes for elite status customers, or Business and First […]

Etihad outsources international lounge service in a bid to cut costs

The airline that connects Abu Dhabi to the world is struggling to make ends meet. The carrier’s seemingly unbounded ambitions are slowing to a grinding halt in light of rising fuel costs, and a series of disastrous investments in fledgling airlines such as AirBerlin, Alitalia, and Jet Airways. Etihad is responding to losses of over […]

The Centurion Lounge returns at DFW with extra space and amenities

The club that helped reshape the airport lounge market in the US is making a comeback. Today, American Express opens a new incarnation of the very first Centurion Lounge in the US at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Terminal D. The new club, located near gate D12, steps away from the former space by gate D17, […]

FIRST LOOK: The United Polaris Lounge Houston

Another month, another new United Polaris Lounge. It seems like the slow roll-out of Polaris, United’s re-imagined intercontinental business class product, is starting to feel like a distant memory. The airline has picked up a healthy pace over the last few months, introducing a newly-configured aircraft with flat beds and all-aisle access every 10 days, and […]

American Express brings The Centurion Lounge to LAX

American Express is continuing to expand its wildly successful airport lounge network, with no less than three new locations on the books for 2019. On the heels of the arrival of two new clubs at Denver (DEN) and New York Kennedy (JFK), the financial institution will open a new Centurion Lounge at Los Angeles International […]

FIRST LOOK: The new United Polaris Lounge shines at Newark airport

The United Polaris galaxy expanded ever so slightly today, as the airline unveiled the third Polaris Lounge location, at New York-Newark Liberty International airport (EWR.) A luxurious haven for passengers departing or arriving in United’s intercontinental premium cabin, the Polaris Lounge Newark is modeled on its predecessors at Chicago O’Hare and San Francisco, and boasts minutely […]

FIRST LOOK: United’s stunning new Polaris Lounge at San Francisco airport

San Francisco airport has a new shining star. Today, United unveiled the widely-anticipated and long-awaited Polaris Lounge, an exclusive haven for passengers traveling on the carrier’s long-haul transcontinental premium service. The lounge also welcomes Business and First Class customers departing on flights operated by Star Alliance partners, including Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, EVA Air, and ANA. At […]