A US-based subsidiary of  Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has been contracted to design, develop and operate a common-use Escape airport lounge at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Nevada, US.

Awarded by the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, the contract is the fourth to involve the construction of Escape lounges at airports.

The MAG US Escape lounge will offer its members and guests a wide range of complimentary food and beverages

It will also be equipped with power outlets, high-speed Wi-Fi, and flight information screens.

RNO president / CEO Marily Mora said: “The Escape Lounge allows us to offer our passengers a high-level customer service experience that is open to everyone.

"The Escape Lounge allows us to offer our passengers a high-level customer service experience that is open to everyone."

“It will feature a prominent local chef offering regional flavours along with high-tech amenities and a comfortable place to relax or get work done. We look forward to the Escape Lounge enhancing the overall travel experience at RNO.”

The other three Escape lounges by MAG US are currently operational at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Bradley International Airport (BDL).

In addition, MAG operates five Escape lounges and the 1903 lounge across four airports in the UK.

RNO primarily serves Nevada and Northern California, and has seen a 10% increase in passenger numbers compared to 2016.


Image: Short final runway at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Nevada, US. Photo: courtesy of Don Ramey Logan / Wikipedia.