Priority Pass Plans 20% Portfolio Expansion
Today, Priority Pass has announced it will add over 150 new luxury airport lounges across the world in 2021. Alongside 100 new premium dining and relaxation experiences and railway and sea port lounges, this represents 20% growth for the network. Priority Pass membership normally costs between $99 and $429 per year depending on the package that you choose, But you can also get it for free through several premium credit cards.
The announcement about the new additions comes at travel is starting to rebound, with encouraging growth in domestic travel in the US, China and Russia, as well as recent announcements such as the EU saying that vaccinated travelers will be welcomed without restrictions.
Priority Pass has already added 32 new airport lounges this year – including Lufthansa Business lounges in New York Airport (JFK), Newark International Airport (EWR) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), and 14 lounges in China alone. Other new lounges have been added in locations important to Priority Pass Members such as Russia, Turkey, Egypt, and India. Priority Pass has also added 8 new premium dining experiences.
The Priority Pass network is a mix of partnerships as well as lounges owned by its sister company, Airport Dimensions, both owned by Collinson Group. Airport Dimensions has continued opening new lounges and sleep and rest experiences during the pandemic. Last week, Airport Dimensions announced new lounges at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, due to open later this year. These add to previously announced lounges under development in the new Harvey Milk Terminal at San Francisco International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, all of which will be included in the Priority Pass network.