American Express to Open World’s Largest Centurion Lounge at New York-JFK Airport

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American Express has recently announced to further expand its Centurion Lounge Network. American Express Centurion Lounges are a part of their Global Lounge Collection with lounges located all over the world but few in numbers so far.

Most of the Centurion Lounges are located in the United States. The current line up of Centurion Lounges is as followed.

For the locations of other lounges part of the Global Lounge Collection visit the Centurion Lounge website.

There were long rumors that LAX would be the next airport receiving a Centurion Lounge. Amex decided different and is now adding the second lounge in the New York area. They opened their first Centurion Lounge at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).

Centurion Lounge JFK Render (Courtesy of American Express)

The new Centurion Lounge is set to open early 2019 inside Terminal 4. Terminal 4 is home to 34 domestic and international airlines like Delta Airlines and many top international carriers like Asiana, Emirates, Etihad. Terminal 4 is one of the busiest terminals in the New York area and

The lounge will be located post-security on the 4th floor and will stretch over two levels and offer over 15,000 sqft of space. Besides that it will be the biggest Centurion Lounge so far, it will offer special new features to be announced closer to the lounge’s opening. These are in addition to the already great perks every one of their lounges offers, such as a complimentary custom bar and food menu, premium restrooms and shower suites, access to high-speed Wi-Fi, noise-buffering workspaces. Besides that, the lounge will offer stunning views of the airport.

Centurion Lounge JFK Exterior Render (Courtesy of American Express)

I am really looking forward to this amazing new lounge and recently passed through JFK for the first time ever and visited American Airlines Flagship Lounge in Terminal 8.


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  • […] As usual, everything in the lounge is complimentary and as you might know from other lounges they offer a great variety of drinks and a locally inspired food buffet. The food buffet is not just snacks you get real hot food throughout the day. Which is a rare feature in the US but seems to be common here in Hong Kong, like at Cathay Pacific’s The Bridge Lounge. Centurion Card holders get a special invite to a private dining area which is accessed to the left of the buffet. Another member of the staff is “guarding” the entrance to this area. This is a really great benefit for Centurion Card holders compared to other Centurion Lounges, where they only get a reserved table in the main area of the lounge. Let’s see what American Express has planned for the upcoming JFK Lounge. […]


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