6 AUGUST 2012


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Article from BTNews 6 AUGUST 2012

Los Angeles lounge

Air New Zealand has been selected to design and manage the Alliance’s new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport.  The creation of this facility has been made possible by the US$1.7bn redevelopment and make-over of the Tom Bradley International Terminal by the airport operator.

According to Star Alliance the Los Angeles Lounge will be the first to feature what it calls "a new design concept that will meet the changing needs of today’s traveller" and will also introduce a unique local flavour in each location.

Mark Schwab, CEO Star Alliance, said: “I would like to thank Air New Zealand for accepting the lead role in this project.  Over the years the airline has built a reputation for unique product innovation.  I am confident that this will blend well with our requirements as an alliance to offer a highly attractive lounge experience to our customers as they travel through Los Angeles”.

The new lounge is set to open in May 2013.  In total, eight Star Alliance member carriers will operate out of the Tom Bradley International Terminal – Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Thai Airways and Turkish Airlines. www.staralliance.com

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