Accolade Received Fourth Year Running
Star Alliance Voted Best Airline Alliance at Skytrax
LOS ANGELES, USA – July 19th, 2017 – The Star Alliance Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport was voted best Alliance Lounge at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the fourth year in a row.
“We are honoured that our customers have once again bestowed this prestigious accolade on our Los Angeles Lounge. It is
Handing over the award to the Los Angeles Lounge team he continued: “A special thank you also goes to the entire team running the Los Angeles Lounge. There is no doubt in my mind that your professionalism and customer service mindedness strongly contributed to Star Alliance retaining the award once again”.
“Receiving this accolade for the fourth year in a row shows the lounge is clearly meeting the needs of customers. Air New Zealand is extremely proud to have designed this space and to be delivering a world-class lounge experience to eligible Star Alliance customers every day,” says Air New Zealand General Manager Customer Experience Anita Hawthorne.
The Lounge accommodates up to 400 Business Class and Star Alliance Gold passengers and has an additional exclusive area for First Class passengers. Different experience zones accommodate the various passenger needs, ranging from social gatherings to
In addition to the Star Alliance branded lounge at LAX, member carriers
Air Canada and United provide lounges in Terminals 6 and 7 respectively.
“With lounge access continually rated as a key alliance benefit by our customers, Star Alliance will continue to invest in its lounge product. Our seventh branded lounge was recently opened in Rome, with the lounges in Paris and Nagoya set to be renovated in the near future, and our eighth branded lounge to be opened in Amsterdam in early 2019”, commented Goh.
Star Alliance First and Business Class passengers as well as Star Alliance Gold Card holders currently have access to more than 1,000 lounges across the Alliance’s global airline network. In addition to airlines’ own lounges and those operated by third parties, Star Alliance offers seven branded lounges. Besides LAX, these are located in Buenos Aires (EZE), Nagoya (NGO), Paris (CDG), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Rome (FCO) and São Paulo (GRU).
The Star Alliance branded lounges can also be explored virtually on www.staralliance.com/lounges which allows users to “visit” the lounges in the digital world. Take a virtual walk through the award-winning lounge.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brasil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,800 daily flights to 1,317 airports in 193 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partner, Juneyao Airlines.
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