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Centurion Lounge coming to DCA in 2022. (per twitter)

Centurion Lounge coming to DCA in 2022. (per twitter)

Old Jan 19, 21, 5:18 pm
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Centurion Lounge coming to DCA in 2022. (per twitter)

Announcement coming soon:
-new Centurion Lounge in DCA, expected to open some time in 2022


DCA makes a lot of sense strategically, my personal guess is it might be landside in the B/C area?

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Old Jan 19, 21, 9:54 pm
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Do you still have to redo security every time you change terminal at DCA? Seems like that would limit traffic quite bit. Wish this was IAD but I suppose Capital One outbid Amex there
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Old Jan 19, 21, 10:24 pm
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Do you still have to redo security every time you change terminal at DCA? Seems like that would limit traffic quite bit. Wish this was IAD but I suppose Capital One outbid Amex there
The current terminal construction project will address some of the issues at least for B and C. I'm not sure if it will allow for screening free transit to A.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 12:03 am
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Originally Posted by jona970318 View Post
Announcement coming soon:
-new Centurion Lounge in DCA, expected to open some time in 2022
-additional expansions at SFO and SEA


DCA makes a lot of sense strategically, my personal guess is it might be landside in the B/C area?
Frankly not sure where they will find the additional space for SEA expansion, but will certainly be helpful given the crowding nowadays
Well, this is exciting. They could build it in the new terminal thatís opening this summer. Maybe one of the Admirals will move to the terminal and open up space for AMEX.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 12:05 am
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Originally Posted by soitgoes View Post
The current terminal construction project will address some of the issues at least for B and C. I'm not sure if it will allow for screening free transit to A.
I donít see how unless they run an airside shuttle.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 3:29 am
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Originally Posted by esc2476 View Post
I donít see how unless they run an airside shuttle.
For that reason and (primarily) others reasons, I foresee this DCA lounge being landside -- sort of like at LGA. I doubt Amex is willing and able to operate an airside transit shuttle at DCA. Even MWAA and DCA-serving airilnes haven't been all that eager to have a bunch of airside shuttle vans in operation, and that's even as they could borrow from the playbook of ARN, where there is an on-call airside shuttle bus going among all its terminals.

Capitol One's lounge at IAD is to be airside. But that's IAD, with IAD having a lot more space airside that can be cheaply reconfigured to rent out than is the case for DCA.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 2:42 pm
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Originally Posted by jona970318 View Post
Announcement coming soon:
-new Centurion Lounge in DCA, expected to open some time in 2022
Wow, can't wait. I generally try to time it out at DCA so I can arrive curbside <10 minutes to boarding and then minimize waiting at the gate but with the recent construction it's been tougher. A Centurion lounge will be awesome.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 2:52 pm
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Awesome news for DCA regulars.

I suspect they might take the space from one of the Admirals Clubs when AA move into their new digs in the renovation.

I don't see a problem with it not being accessible from A, that terminal caters primarily to WN and F9, which (a) aren't a partner of Amex for cobrands and (b) typically don't carry the type of consumer that holds a Platinum.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 9:27 pm
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Besides the one poster above, has anyone else seen rumors on the DCA location? For the poster above, curious how you know before I get my hopes up.
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Old Jan 20, 21, 10:02 pm
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Both the SEA expansion and SFO expansions have already been publicly announced, SEA in June 2020 and SFO in Nov 2020. So call me a bit of a skeptic on the OP re DCA unless there's some backup. Or maybe OP has a better crystal ball than I do.
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Besides the one poster above, has anyone else seen rumors on the DCA location? For the poster above, curious how you know before I get my hopes up.
Can't go into detail, but came from some very very senior folks. Based on the wording it seems like a sure bet, though have not yet been publicly announced
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Old Jan 21, 21, 1:43 pm
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Originally Posted by jona970318 View Post
DCA makes a lot of sense strategically, my personal guess is it might be landside in the B/C area?
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Do you still have to redo security every time you change terminal at DCA? Seems like that would limit traffic quite bit. Wish this was IAD but I suppose Capital One outbid Amex there
All of B/C will soon be airside with the ongoing "Project Journey" renovations at DCA. (The tradeoff is that National Hall will now require ticketed access, no longer accessible to the public.) This should be complete before 2022.

Only flyers of A tenants Southwest, Frontier, and Air Canada will have to clear security twice if they want to visit a lounge in B/C.
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Old Feb 8, 21, 2:50 pm
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Curious if anyone has heard anything more about a potential DCA location?
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Old Feb 16, 21, 2:15 pm
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Originally Posted by aradisc View Post
All of B/C will soon be airside with the ongoing "Project Journey" renovations at DCA. (The tradeoff is that National Hall will now require ticketed access, no longer accessible to the public.) This should be complete before 2022.

Only flyers of A tenants Southwest, Frontier, and Air Canada will have to clear security twice if they want to visit a lounge in B/C.
Wow, so travelers can freely walk between all of B and C now instead of taking those silly bus shuttles? This would also mean that the Sky Club, Admirals Club and United Club would also be more easily accessible (assuming you have a same-day ticket)?
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Old Feb 16, 21, 2:19 pm
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Wow, so travelers can freely walk between all of B and C now instead of taking those silly bus shuttles? This would also mean that the Sky Club, Admirals Club and United Club would also be more easily accessible (assuming you have a same-day ticket)?
Yes-once the project is complete. Hopefully the rumor posted earlier also means a Centurion Lounge is also coming.
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Old Feb 17, 21, 7:56 am
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Centurion Lounge coming to DCA in 2022. (per twitter)

Twitter poster Rob Pegoraro is reporting that a CL is coming to DCA and will be on the south side of the newly enclosed secure area. This will be excellent news for DCA!

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