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American Airlines complete Admirals Club lounge

American Airlines has this week announced completion of extensive renovations to its largest Admirals Club lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Enhancements to the club located in the crosswalk between gates H6 and K6, provide visitors more than 32,000 square feet of space to relax, conduct business prior to boarding a flight, or rest before exploring the Windy City’s many offerings.“O’Hare sees large numbers of travellers pass through its terminals each day making our Chicago H/K lounge one of the most essential Admirals Club facilities to our members and guests,” said Nancy Knipp, President - Admirals Club for American Airlines. “In our continued commitment to improving the travel experience for our loyal customers, American is pleased to enhance the Chicago H/K lounge with an array of new amenities for visitors.”

With seating for 504 customers, the renovated Admirals Club lounge features:


á      Business centre including 39 work stations and four PCs with high-speed Internet access

á      Walk-up cyber café, including four PCs with high-speed Internet access


á      Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access for Admirals Club members, as well as guests using a one-day pass, to access the ORD Admirals Club facilities; high-speed Wi-Fi access is available through a subscription to T-Mobile for all other visitors

á      Complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, juices and light snacks in addition to bar services and food for purchase through the enhanced food and beverage program, Amora?

á      A new global printing solution, powered by PrinterOn, that allows guests to submit print jobs via email or webpage uploads from any location and retrieve them in the lounge

á      Flat panel televisions, telephones, printer, copier and fee-based fax service

á      Spa-like shower facilities with eight private showers complete with towels, shampoo, body gels and blow-dryers, as well as shower caps and razors upon request

á      Children’s room with a TV and two PCs featuring age appropriate programming

á      Assistance from Admirals Club representatives with ticketing, re-booking flights or upgrades

The H/K Admirals Club is open daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $350 to $500. AAdvantage miles can also be used to purchase Admirals Club memberships. One-day passes are available for $50 and may be purchased online, at self-service check-in machines, or any Admirals Club location.


American, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, operates more than 44 Admirals Club locations in airports throughout the world. In an effort to enhance the travel experience for its customers, American continues to reinvest in its Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge facilities. American recently announced the beginning of extensive renovations to its Boston Admirals Club lounge; and the opening of two new Admirals Club lounges - one at Raleigh/Durham in October 2008 and one at Washington Dulles in February 2009 - and one new Flagship Lounge in Miami in December 2008.