American Airlines to Reopen Flagship Lounges

By Paul Riegler on 25 August 2021
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A section of the Flagship Lounge at JFK

American Airlines said it would reopen its Flagship Lounges as well as its Flagship First Dining rooms starting in mid-September.

Introduced in 2017, Flagship First Dining offers a “restaurant-style” dining experience for passengers.

The lounges closed last year amidst the pandemic-induced downturn in travel.

The world’s largest airline said it would “welcome back” passengers with new menus from chefs from the James Beard Foundation.  The chefs will offer locally-inspired menus at each of the locations.

“The Flagship Lounge and Flagship Dining experience brings a whole new level of luxury to our customers’ journey, and we are thrilled to showcase our new offerings,” said Clarissa Sebastian, the airline’s managing director for customer experience.

The first Flagship Lounge to reopen is at John F. Kennedy International Airport. That lounge will reopen on September 14, 2021 and Flagship First Dining there will recommence on September 16. The lounge at Miami International Airport will reopen on September 28 and Flagship First Dining there will resume on September 30.

Flagship Lounges at Los Angeles International, Dallas Fort Worth International, and Chicago O’Hare International airports will reopen later this fall, the airline said.

The lounges are open to passengers traveling in American Airlines Flagship First on international or transcon flights.

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