Capital One announced it won a bid to open the company’s first-ever airport lounge at Dulles Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. next year.
When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport. Global trade group the Airports Council estimates U.S. airports will need $128 billion in upgrades by 2023. Continue reading America’s push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year
A key benefit that many road warriors love about the American Express Platinum card is evaporating later this summer. Continue reading American Express Removes Free Airport Lounge Meal Benefit From Platinum Cards
Some major lounge operators are tightening access this year. United, Delta and American have all announced plans to limit lounge access. That means that enjoying lounge visits when flying with the nation’s three major carriers is going to be harder to pull off going forward. Alaska Airlines is also making some changes. What’s more, rules are also changing at American Express Centurion Lounges. Take a look at what you can expect when you try to visit your favorite airport lounges in 2019.
American partners with The Private Suite and Blade at LAX and JFK
American Airlines is expanding its exclusive Five Star Service options for its top customers traveling through Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The new additions offer off-terminal entrance and private screening service with The Private Suite in LAX and a unique effortless travel experience to JFK or LAX airports with Blade, a digitally powered aviation company.
As 2019 gets underway, travel organizations are busy at work aligning their products and offerings to meet the dominant and emerging travel trends.