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Flagship Lounges and Flagship First Dining to start reopening September 2021

Flagship Lounges and Flagship First Dining to start reopening September 2021

Old Nov 30, 21, 1:29 pm
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
Okay I'll bite. Is the above pic of a Capital One lounge an airbrushed/faux image? If not when the hell did "what's in your wallet" come out with a lounge?
Aren't you DFW based? The card is practically free, no reason not to get it. My quick review of the lounge is here: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/33754426-post9.html

One can hope it helps accelerate AA's opening of FL/FFD but I am skeptical.
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Old Nov 30, 21, 6:45 pm
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Open ORD already
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Old Nov 30, 21, 7:11 pm
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Or give biz class some vouchers for food and beverage in the overcrowded AC
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Old Dec 1, 21, 8:34 am
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Originally Posted by NPZ View Post
Open ORD already
what AA hub has the most flagship departures? I assume AA is basing opening the FL based on this, no?
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Old Dec 1, 21, 8:52 am
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
what AA hub has the most flagship departures? I assume AA is basing opening the FL based on this, no?
that may be accurate but many flights start at ord before being shipping off to dfw, Mia, or jfk for international travel with most layovers not long enough to use the lounge. Its poor form and everyone knows it.
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Old Dec 3, 21, 10:21 am
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Is the LAX flagship still closed?
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Old Dec 3, 21, 11:38 am
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Originally Posted by nufnuf77 View Post
Is the LAX flagship still closed?
The LAX Flagship area is open right now and accessible if you have admission to the Admirals Club. However, the expected amenities of a Flagship Lounge are not currently being provided. Once you learn to lower your expectations for the food and drink being offered, it can be a pleasant visit. You can find remote areas to get away from people, and the bathrooms are the cleanest / most private you'll find in Terminal 4.
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Old Dec 3, 21, 11:44 am
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Old Dec 3, 21, 11:52 am
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Originally Posted by jcatman View Post
The LAX Flagship area is open right now and accessible if you have admission to the Admirals Club. However, the expected amenities of a Flagship Lounge are not currently being provided. Once you learn to lower your expectations for the food and drink being offered, it can be a pleasant visit. You can find remote areas to get away from people, and the bathrooms are the cleanest / most private you'll find in Terminal 4.
I think given i barely survive experience of fighting the flagship entry into the dining, i dont expect the stale bagels on F tickets internationally. it's a piss show if AA cannot provide proper F service on the ground
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Old Dec 3, 21, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by nufnuf77 View Post
Is the LAX flagship still closed?
Originally Posted by jcatman View Post
The LAX Flagship area is open right now and accessible if you have admission to the Admirals Club. However, the expected amenities of a Flagship Lounge are not currently being provided. Once you learn to lower your expectations for the food and drink being offered, it can be a pleasant visit. You can find remote areas to get away from people, and the bathrooms are the cleanest / most private you'll find in Terminal 4.
Perhaps a simpler explanation of the status. It is closed, the physical space is currently used as spillover space for the AC, so expect AC amenities.
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Old Dec 3, 21, 3:39 pm
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American will continue to be subpar if they get enough butts in seats. Less amenities will continue to be the norm unless people start flooding the competition in key cities. AA could continue to see a big drop in ORD if they don't step it up. I don't know why they'd want to concede any premium marketshare to United at this point, even if they are behind some. Seems strange the tactics they're employing right now just to save a few bucks.
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Old Dec 3, 21, 4:20 pm
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Originally Posted by nufnuf77 View Post
I think given i barely survive experience of fighting the flagship entry into the dining, i dont expect the stale bagels on F tickets internationally. it's a piss show if AA cannot provide proper F service on the ground
Are you implying they have proper F service in the air :-)
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Old Dec 3, 21, 11:20 pm
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Originally Posted by SteveinA2 View Post
Are you implying they have proper F service in the air :-)
good one! Haha
i am flying BA for the international LHR LAX and AA only on LAX MIA
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Old Dec 3, 21, 11:47 pm
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Admitted to MIA FFD after arrival from LAX

Ultimately it worked out. Plane was a bit late and I got there at 9:15 pm. AAgents consulted among themselves as to when FFD closed (they were told 10:00, even though officially its 10:30). Escorted to FFD and was the only customer for the hour-plus I was there, letting my checked bag gather dust on the carousel. Fine food and liquor as youd expect. My appetite was modest after feasting on the plane (including ice cream sundaes once again). Had a couple of nicely cooked fish dishes. They were out of all but one red wine..
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Old Dec 5, 21, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by River in Sight View Post
hoping this sticks as my family is flying LAX-DCA the morning of Jan 1, and wed have access via BA Silver, and I really do like the LAX FL.
Ditto - flying LAX-JFK in F on 1/1/21!
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