Blog posts tagged: Amex

The Plaza Premium Group spreads its wings with new strategic partnerships

If the name “Plaza Premium Lounge” conjures visions of far-flung third-party airport lounges, or merely free food and a place to sit for Priority Pass members, think again. That was so, well, 2020. Early 2021, the Plaza Premium Group embarked on a journey to build upon its foundation as the world’s largest independent lounge operator […]

The Centurion Lounge opens at Denver Airport

When American Express announced the Centurion Lounge Denver back in 2018, no one could have foreseen that it would take three years for the club to materialize, or that the opening would coincide with a pandemic that’s decimating the travel industry. The lounge opened to the public this morning with little fanfare—celebrations and press events […]

So long, Lounge Club. Welcome to Priority Pass.

So long, Lounge Club. The 10-year old program has shut down. Lounge Club was bundled with select premium credit cards and offered access to over 900 airport lounge access worldwide. But there’s no reason to mourn: members will receive a complimentary upgrade to Priority Pass. In this post: What is Lounge Club? Founded in 2011, […]

Flagship American Express Centurion Lounge opens at JFK

Even a pandemic won’t stop American Express from re-defining the airport lounge experience, one location at a time. The financial institution was on a roll early 2020, with three new lounges opening back-to-back at Phoenix, Charlotte, and Los Angeles airports—until COVID-19 put a damper on travel. Despite lingering uncertainty, American Express is resuming lounge operations. […]

The Centurion Lounge opens at LAX

The highly-anticipated American Express Centurion Lounge at Los Angeles International airport opened its signature blue doors to the public this morning, following a media preview late last week. The Centurion Lounge LAX is the 12th location in the financial institution’s fast-expanding network and the third to open this year, after The Centurion Lounge Phoenix and […]

8 exciting airport lounges due to open by the end of 2019

October is already knocking on the door, and 2019 is starting to feel like a wrap. But premium airline passengers—and just about anyone who wishes to splurge for a bit of comfort—can look forward an exciting line-up of new airport lounges scheduled to land just in time for the holiday season. Here’s the lowdown on […]

American Express restricts The Centurion Lounge access for Platinum card holders

We’ve written extensively about American Express Centurion Lounges. Located at eight airports in the US and reserved exclusively for Centurion and Platinum card holders and their guests, the clubs are elegant retreats featuring a complimentary full bar, free hot meals designed by celebrity chefs, luxurious shower suites, and stylish seating and work areas with power […]

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, […]