Lufthansa reopens JFK lounge

25 Jan 2009 by Mark Caswell

refurbished lounge at JFK has reopened, with double the capacity of the old
facility and a brand new first class area.

Spread over the
three floors, the lounge now offers almost 1,500sqm of space, including a first
class lounge on the third floor, the first of its kind outside the Lufthansa /
Swiss hubs of Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich. This new premium space includes a
pre-flight dinner area, and “generously-proportioned showers”.

The Senator
lounge is located on the second floor, with seating for 124 passengers, while
the ground floor houses the refurbished business-class lounge, with space for
171 guests. Both sections feature a bistro and bar area, lounges with leather
easy chairs, and work areas with computer terminals. Access
to the Lufthansa lounge in New York
is directly behind the security checkpoints at Terminal 1.

Lufthansa says it
will open seven lounges in the first three months of 2009, inclduing facilities
in Mumbai and Paris.

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information visit

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