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American Airlines Opens New Lounge at Washington Dulles

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As the final stage of the relocation of American Airlines operations to Washington Dulles International Airport’s Terminal B, the airline opened the doors of its new Admirals Club lounge on Tuesday, 3 February.

 In June last year, American shifted its operations from Terminal D to make room for Dulles’ expansion of Concourse B.

“Having served Washington Dulles International Airport since 1962, American Airlines is delighted to mark the new year by opening the doors to our brand new Admirals Club lounge for our 47 th year of service to IAD,” said Nancy Knipp, President – Admirals Club. “The Admirals Club lounge will certainly heighten our customers’ travel experience as they journey through Washington Dulles International.”

Open from 5:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, the new Admirals Club lounge is located in Terminal B, Mezzanine Level near Gate 63.

The 3,000 square foot facility provides a respite for weary travelers with seating for 73 guests and complimentary light snacks, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks. The lounge’s new food and beverage program, Amora, also offers fare for purchase.

American’s Premium Services representatives assist guests with boarding passes, reservations, seat selection and upgrades. Other highly-valued amenities include a multi-functional business center outfitted with telephones, a global print solution powered by PrinterOn, copier and fax service. Visitors can choose to relax in the cyber café, use their laptop or complimentary computers at the window-side counter, or watch DirecTV on one of the two flat-panel televisions in the lounge.

American, a founding member of the oneworld Alliance, operates 44 Admirals Club locations in airports throughout the world. One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $350 to $500. AAdvantage miles can also be used to purchase Admirals Club memberships. One-day passes are available for $50, and can be purchased online, at self-service check-in machines, or at any Admirals Club location.

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