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American Airlines to open a new Admirals Club in Austin

American Airlines has announced plans to open a new Admirals Club in Austin.

New Austin Lounge

American Airlines has announced plans to open a new 15,000+ square foot Admirals Club at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The lounge, which will be located near Gate 14, will be able to seat more than 250 passengers, making it the largest airport lounge in Austin, Texas. The construction of the new lounge will commence next year.

The inspiration for the lounge is taken from the city itself, reflecting the urban fabric of Rainey Street, Austin Parks, local art and music. Passengers will get a taste of the Austin vibe throughout their experience in the Admirals Club. Once open, passengers will also be entertained by local musicians.

Clarissa Sebastian, Managing Director of Premium Customer Experience and Onboard Products, American Airlines, said:

Austin has such a unique energy, with its fascinating mix of technology and arts. American wants to create a club that reflects that eclectic style and pays homage to the lively music scene. We can’t wait for customers to experience the new space, with much more room to relax, unwind and enjoy.

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Jacqueline Yaft, Chief Executive Officer, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, said:

We can’t wait to offer this exciting new amenity to passengers. The new Admiral’s Club strengthens the investments made by American Airlines at AUS and will bring an elevated experience to travelers that will reflect the culture, music and art that locals and visitors alike love so much about Austin.

The existing Admirals Club will remain fully operational while the new club is being constructed. The Dallas-based carrier states that more information, including the opening date, will be shared at a later date.

The airline’s Admirals Club lounges are membership-based lounges that include access to more than 60 Admirals Clubs and partner lounges worldwide. Passengers traveling on an American Airlines or oneworld alliance ticketed flight may also purchase a day pass to an Admirals Club. Admirals Club lounges feature amenities like food and beverages, Wi-Fi, digital magazines and newspapers as well as services like personal travel assistance, business centers and kids rooms.

Meanwhile, American Airlines recently announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Indigo.

Featured image by American Airlines

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