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American Express Confirms New Lounge at DCA, Plus SEA & SFO Expansion
American Express has announced plans to expand the Centurion Lounge network with the addition of the 16th Centurion Lounge at Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport (DCA). Additionally, the signature Centurion Lounges at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will expand and debut new offerings, as American Express continues to grow and enhance The Centurion Lounge experience for its premium Card Members. The addition of the new lounge and the expansions were rumored last month, but it now official.
This announcement comes on the heels of the recent openings of The Centurion Lounge at Denver International Airport and at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Additionally, Card Members visiting these lounges will continue to see elevate health and safety practices in place, as part of The Centurion Lounge Commitment.
The Centurion Lounge at Washington, D.C.’s, Reagan National Airport
With floor to ceiling windows, airfield views and one-of-a-kind design elements inspired by the city’s history, the new Centurion Lounge at DCA will span more than 11,500-square-feet. The upcoming lounge in DCA is estimated to open in late 2022, following the airport’s completion of Project Journey, a $1 billion capital improvement project.
Built from the ground up, the entrance will be located in National Hall near Terminal B, after security. In addition to special local touches, the lounge will feature signature Centurion Lounge amenities such as a complimentary custom bar and food menu, premium restrooms and shower suites, access to high-speed Wi-Fi, noise-buffering workspaces, and more.
The Centurion Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
As the first location to open in the Pacific Northwest in 2015, The Centurion Lounge at SEA will soon triple in size to over 13,800 square ft and relocate to the mezzanine level of the Central Terminal. With a spacious entrance opening to the Central Terminal, the lounge will feature new seating areas that capitalize on the open-air atrium location. This expanded lounge will welcome Card Members with views of the airfield and Olympic Mountains, additional restrooms, private phone rooms and noise-buffering workspaces, cozy nooks, and more.
The Centurion Lounge at San Francisco International Airport
Located in Terminal 3, the Centurion Lounge at SFO will nearly double in size, increasing its footprint to almost 16,000 square feet. It will also introduce a new seasonal menu from Liholiho Yacht Club Executive Chef Ravi Kapur, offering clean, vibrant, and restorative dishes celebrating local purveyors from the Bay Area. New amenities include a second bar and café area, additional restrooms, private phone rooms and even more private workspaces.
The Centurion Lounge
Here is a list of the lounges that are currently available and the ones that will open soon:
- Hong Kong
- Las Vegas
- London (coming soon)
- Los Angeles
- New York – LaGuardia
- New York – JFK
- San Francisco
- Washington, D.C.
The Centurion Lounge is the signature lounge program within the broader American Express Global Lounge Collection, which provides Amex Platinum, Amex Business Platinum, Delta Reserve and Amex Centurion Members with access to more than 1,200 lounges around the world, in 500 plus cities across 130 countries and counting. Card Members can search and find lounge locations within the Global Lounge Collection through the Find A Lounge. This tool is available online and in the Amex app. They can also check into select Centurion Lounges through the mobile check-in tool within the American Express App.
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