American Airlines Announces New Benefit to Admirals Club Membership
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Dec 05, 2007
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(TVLW) - American Airlines announced today that it is offering complimentary Wi-Fi service powered by T-Mobile to Admirals Club(R) members visiting club locations in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as to individuals visiting the lounges with a one-day Admirals Club pass.
The complimentary in-club service is part of American's continuing focus on enhancing the value of the Admirals Club membership, and it allows members a way to remain easily connected to work, home or elsewhere when traveling.
"American Airlines recognizes that Admirals Club members are always looking for ways to remain even more productive before and in between flights," said Nancy Knipp, President - Admirals Club for American Airlines. "By extending complimentary Wi-Fi service to our Admirals Club members and one-day pass guests, American Airlines is strengthening the value of the Admirals Club membership by offering a service our members have asked for and appreciate."
"Reliable and high quality wireless Internet access that is located in places where people are better able to connect with family and friends is one of the amenities most requested by the traveling public," said Joe Sims, Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Products and Services, T-Mobile USA. "By partnering with American Airlines to provide complimentary T-Mobile Wi-Fi service for Admiral Club members, we are helping to ensure that their customers stay connected with those who matter most in their lives."
Members can access the complimentary Admirals Club Wi-Fi service by inputting their Admirals Club membership number at the login page, while one-day pass visitors can access the service using a co-branded Access DayPass. Domestic lounge visitors not using an Admirals Club membership card or one-day pass will continue to have access to high-speed Wi-Fi through a subscription to T-Mobile. High-speed Internet also is available internationally, although Internet service providers vary by location.
One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $300 to $450. Memberships can also be purchased with AAdvantage(R) travel reward miles, starting at just 45,000 miles. One-day passes are available for $50 for each, and up to two additional one-day passes can be purchased for $25 each. Passes may be purchased at Self-Service check-in machines, online at http://www.aa.com/daypass, or at any Admirals Club location.
American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, operates Admirals Club facilities at 23 U.S. airports. Locations include Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Honolulu, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Newark, New York Kennedy, New York LaGuardia, Orange County, Philadelphia, Raleigh/Durham, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Juan, St. Louis, Washington - Dulles, and Washington - Reagan.
Amenities vary by location, and include conference rooms, music rooms, shower facilities, Lenovo personal computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access, complimentary light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and
children's rooms. To learn more, visit American's recently redesigned Admirals Club website at www.aa.com/admiralsclub.