American Express to open new lounge at LAX in 2019

14 June 2018 (Last Updated June 14th, 2018 12:24)

Credit card firm American Express, in collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), is set to open a new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US next year.

American Express to open new lounge at LAX in 2019
Location of the future American Express Centurion Lounge at LAX. Credit: LAWA.

Credit card firm American Express, in collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), is set to open a new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US next year.

Covering an area of 13,900ft², The Centurion Lounge will be American Express’ 12th location of its signature airport lounge network.

LAWA CEO Deborah Flint said: “Creating new and fresh experiences at the airport is a key element of our vision to deliver a gold standard airport at LAX and we are pleased to work with American Express to add the Centurion Lounge to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.”

Located post-security in the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) and accessible to Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, the new lounge will feature amenities such as a tranquility area, spa, family room and custom, visual wall installations.

“Creating new and fresh experiences at the airport is a key element of our vision to deliver a gold standard airport at LAX and we are pleased to work with American Express to add the Centurion Lounge to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.”

The area provides both brightly-lit and dimly-lit quiet areas to help international passengers adjust to new time zones.

Additionally, the lounge will offer chef-crafted food menus, premium wines and specialty cocktails, a spa, Wi-Fi access, improved workspaces, and premium restrooms, among others.

American Express Global Benefits and Services vice-president and general manager Josh McKay said: “On the heels of announcements that we will be bringing new Centurion Lounges to New York and Denver, we are thrilled to open our next lounge in Los Angeles, the #2 U.S. airport our Platinum Card Members travel through.”

The Centurion Lounge will also be opened at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and Denver International Airport next year.

The new facility will join other Centurion Lounge line up, which includes Miami International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, George Bush International Airport in Houston, New York’s LaGuardia Airport, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Hong Kong International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.