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United Airlines continues to overhaul its worldwide airport lounge network with Chicago, Washington, Hong Kong and Tokyo to play home to renovated United Clubs by the year’s end.
Mirroring the new-concept design already enjoyed by passengers at airports such as London Heathrow and San Francisco’s T3E, business travellers can relax in contemporary lounges with a plethora of power points and high-speed Internet access on tap.
Also on the list for shiny new facilities: Atlanta and San Francisco – marking the airline’s first lounge at the hub of competitor Delta Air Lines, and the fourth Club lounge at SFO alongside premium United Global First and an arrivals lounge for international business and first class flyers.
Atop a new design and more dots on UA’s airport map, all United Club staff worldwide will undergo re-training to improve service standards for all guests to “reflect (the) standards of the hotel industry”.
That’s joined globally, including in United’s Melbourne lounge, by a new free-of-charge healthy dining menu including oatmeal and Greek yoghurt stations in the mornings…
… through to extensive salads, cheeses and brownie brittle in the afternoons with complimentary wines and more premium tipple such as Champagne available at an additional charge.
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