American Airlines reopens lounges at Atlanta, Phoenix and Miami

6 May 2021 by Mark Caswell
Reception at an AA Admirals Club lounge

American Airlines is gradually reopening more of its Admirals Club lounges, as demand for flights increases.

This month the carrier is reopening lounges at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport, Miami International and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International.

In addition AA is extending operations to seven days a week at its lounges at Austin Bergstrom International, Nashville airport and George Bush Intercontinental airport.

In total the airline will have 27 lounges across 21 cities open in time for Memorial Day weekend at the end of May, and international lounges have also reopened at Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Mexico City International airports.

An AA Admirals Club lounge

AA has also revamped its lounge food-for-sale items to include healthy options including quinoa salad and “Power Bowls”, as well as cheesy tater tots and bacon, and egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches.

Meanwhile the carrier has expanded its touchless technology trial at Dallas Fort Worth, allowing customers to use touchless entry to its Admirals Club lounge in Terminal A, using facial recognition technology.

Guests at the lounge will also soon be able to order food and beverages using their mobile devices, with gloved and masked staff serving the orders.

As reported last month, AA is gradually reintroducing a full drinks service on its domestic flights over the coming months.

American Airlines to resume domestic inflight drinks service

Commenting on the news Clarissa Sebastian, managing director of premium customer experience and onboard products for American, said

“As we welcome customers back to the skies, we have been eager to expand signature offerings that everyone in the family – including kids – can enjoy. We know even more families will be returning to travel this summer and the Admirals Club provides safe and clean service with care.”

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