United Airlines and The Private Suite have
opened a newly built private terminal at Los Angeles International
Customers who purchase access will enjoy private
and personalized check-in and baggage handling as well as private
screening by Transportation Security Administration and U.S.
Customs and Border Protection officers.
United customers using the new terminal
will also be driven across the airfield in BMW 7-Series sedans
directly to their aircraft.
The United-branded lounge at the new
terminal includes individual suites and restrooms and features a
full bar and top-tier food service.
Access to The Private Suite will be included in
certain business-class fares. United has negotiated a preferential
rate for use of the exclusive service. The Private Suite
experience will initially be available through select corporate
travel booking desks and travel agents, and later available for
purchase on United's website or through the United app as part of
a premium-cabin ticket fare.
United customers flying to or from New
York/Newark; Aspen, Colorado; Hawaii; London Heathrow; Los Cabos,
Mexico; Melbourne and Sydney, Australia; Shanghai; Singapore; and
Tokyo Narita who purchase this service will have access to the
exclusive co-branded lounge at The Private Suite's terminal on the
Customers arriving from overseas will be
met at the aircraft and escorted to private customs and
immigration processing. A Private Suite logistics team of eight
people is assigned to each booking, ensuring a seamless airport
experience without traffic, lines or wait time.
"We are excited to offer this new experience for
our customers who are seeking additional efficiency, comfort,
privacy and the ultimate service during their travels," said Janet
Lamkin, President, California, for United Airlines. "The
partnership with The Private Suite affords our customers the
opportunity to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience that makes travel
through LAX the best in class. As California's global airline, our
customers expect the best, and United is delivering on that
The Private Suite is owned and operated by Gavin
de Becker & Associates, a consulting and service firm that handles
logistics and protection for many of the world's most prominent
"United has created an exceptional service
opportunity for its customers, and we're excited to be part of
something that's never before existed in commercial air travel,"
said Joshua Gausman, Co-Founder of The Private Suite.