United overhauls Los Angeles lounge, LAX terminal

By Chris Chamberlin, May 15 2015
United overhauls Los Angeles lounge, LAX terminal

United Airlines will completely redevelop its Los Angeles airport terminal, offering premium travellers a modern United Club lounge and all passengers an improved experience wherever they turn: be it check-in, at the boarding gate or in the baggage hall.

Passengers flying home to Melbourne in BusinessFirst (business class) or to Sydney in either BusinessFirst or Global First (first class) can swing by the revamped priority check-in areas in Terminal 7, while all guests can make use of the self-tagging baggage kiosks to save time…

… before proceeding through a newly-designed security screening point.

Premium passengers can then head straight to the United Club and its sheltered outdoor terrace…

… offering tarmac views and providing an ‘escape’ from the hustle and bustle of the terminal for these guests, paid United Club members and Star Alliance Gold cardholders.

Meanwhile, United plans to improve the terminal's seating areas for guests without lounge access and to offer an abundance of charging stations to revive your phone, tablet or laptop for the flight ahead.

And on arrival in Los Angeles, your luggage will appear in the new baggage claim hall:

“The partnership we have with United will create the world-class experience we want for all LAX passengers,” said Sean Burton, President of the Los Angeles World Airports Board of Commissioners.

“As our passenger base continues to grow, we are working hard to improve the guest experience, making their journey through LAX more efficient and comfortable today and in the future.”

The renovation works attract a price tag in excess of US$500 million (A$620m), with completion expected by December 2017.

Also read: New United lounges for Chicago, San Francisco, Asia

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Chris Chamberlin

Chris Chamberlin is the Associate Editor of Executive Traveller, and lives by the motto that a journey of a thousand miles begins not just with a single step, but also a strong latte, a theatre ticket, and later in the day, a good gin and tonic.

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THANK GOD they have included selfie facilities!

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LOL - I just saw that!

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...hope they are not wearing thongs 

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