Centurion Lounge DEN [Opened 1 February 2021]

Old Mar 23, 18, 7:52 am
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Centurion Lounge DEN [Opened 1 February 2021]

The bloggers are reporting that the Denver city council has approved Amex's request to open a lounge in concourse C:

https://denver.legistar.com/Legislat...tions=&Search=
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Old Mar 23, 18, 7:59 am
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Originally Posted by txflyer77 View Post
The bloggers are reporting that the Denver city council has approved Amex's request to open a lounge in concourse C:

https://denver.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3374576&GUID=18B437AB-1E34-4673-B53D-6224586F0E7A&Options=&Search=
FINALLY. While I still wish this was in Concourse B (United Clubs probably nixed that), this is a very welcome addition to DIA. Glad to see it will be the second largest Centurion Lounge in the network after JFK.
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Old Mar 23, 18, 8:00 am
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FINALLY. While I still wish this was in Concourse B (United Clubs probably nixed that), this is a very welcome addition to DIA. Glad to see it will be the second largest Centurion Lounge in the network after JFK.
IIRC the DEN master plan calls for eventual concourses D and E out past C. Amex may be thinking this puts them in the center of that.

Or it may just be the only space that was available.
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Great news!
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Old Mar 23, 18, 9:50 am
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Originally Posted by txflyer77 View Post
IIRC the DEN master plan calls for eventual concourses D and E out past C. Amex may be thinking this puts them in the center of that.

Or it may just be the only space that was available.
Most likely space at this point, only concourse with no lounges or upper mezzanine stores in the above section.
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Old Mar 23, 18, 11:37 am
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Does anyone have guesses as to how long it will take for the Denver lounge to be built?
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Old Mar 23, 18, 11:45 am
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Originally Posted by Cardboard55 View Post
Does anyone have guesses as to how long it will take
About a year, based on the amount of time from announcement to opening of the others.
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Old Mar 23, 18, 3:32 pm
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Originally Posted by TexasTea View Post
FINALLY. While I still wish this was in Concourse B (United Clubs probably nixed that), this is a very welcome addition to DIA. Glad to see it will be the second largest Centurion Lounge in the network after JFK.
it takes no time to get to C from B. i'll be using this lounge a ton.
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Old Mar 30, 18, 3:01 pm
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Perhaps they expect to be the contract lounge for Lufthansa, British, and the like. They have plenty of experience in knowing what the contract lounge revenue is as well as Priority Pass admissions. There are a lot of Priority Pass cards floating around the USA.
...and zero in the U.S.

In talking with another lounge company that had lounges outside the US and incorrectly built revenue assumptions on non-US experience, they had a massive let-down once they got to the U.S. in terms of revenue expectations.

In any event, at $20 theyre estimating around 1,300 customers per day. That's absolutely eye-popping. The busiest common use lounge might do 500/day now at Airspace SAN due to its one-of-a-kind Admirals Club agreement that brings in the sort of volume that this lounge wont be able to touch with or without LH/BA bringing in ~100/day. And oh yeah, that SAN lounge also has BA and JL and AXP and AA and is only at ~500...
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Old Mar 30, 18, 3:19 pm
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I imagine they're banking on two things:

a) Amazon HQ2

b) Increased international service to DEN

c) That service currently has to be in Concourse A, because that's the only concourse with sterile gates that go to CBP

That's why Lufthy isn't colocated with UA at DEN.

LH already has double-daily flights to Germany. There are consistent rumors about KE and EK, plus existing international airlines without lounges at DEN.

But yeah, it's a stretch that a PPL lounge ever makes any sense in DEN.
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Originally Posted by txflyer77 View Post
The bloggers are reporting that the Denver city council has approved Amex's request to open a lounge in concourse C:

https://denver.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3374576&GUID=18B437AB-1E34-4673-B53D-6224586F0E7A&Options=&Search=
Just saw this getting reported too. Amen although pain that it's in C since I'm usually on United.

American Express plans leaked for a new Centurion Lounge in Denver airport - Business Insider

Any update on LAX? Only saw rumor after rumor.
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Old Apr 2, 18, 7:04 pm
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Just saw this getting reported too. Amen although pain that it's in C since I'm usually on United.

Not really a pain, B has by far the best offerings for restaurants and has two United clubs, don't know what more you could ask for there. In terms of getting from each terminal its a 2-3 minute train ride each way, I do this numerous times from B to A or C to A.
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Old Apr 12, 18, 8:01 am
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Official Amex release:

American Express Will Open Eleventh Location of The CENTURION® Lounge at Denver International Airport
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Old Apr 12, 18, 8:33 pm
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14,000 sqft. Here's to hoping that Amex has made better capacity estimates than in their previous lounges.
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14,000 sqft. Here's to hoping that Amex has made better capacity estimates than in their previous lounges.
How big are the clubs at DFW and Miami for comparison?
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