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Lufthansa Unveils Redesigned, Larger Premium Lounge at Boston Logan International Airport

29.03.17

Today, Lufthansa officially unveiled its brand-new lounge, located in the top floor of the recently enhanced Terminal E at Boston Logan International Airport. The lounge features a window façade with views of Boston’s waterfront and seating for up to 162 guests. Encompassing 6,400 square feet, it nearly doubles the area of Lufthansa’s previous facility.

The Lufthansa Lounge is open to the carrier’s premium and status customers, including HON Circle Members. Lufthansa’s Premium Economy passengers may purchase passes to access the new lounge. The facility is also available to premium passengers and status members from all Star Alliance partners located in or with access to Terminal E in Boston, such as SAS, TAP Portugal and Turkish Airlines. 

“Input from passengers was essential to the development of Lufthansa’s newest lounge,” explained Dr. Björn Becker, Lufthansa Senior Director Product Management Ground and Digital Services. ”We conducted customer surveys and focus groups to determine what products and services are of importance to our passengers. These findings were coupled with inspiration from the current Lufthansa Lounge design to create the new lounge.”

The architecture features a room-in-room concept that creates areas with enhanced privacy for guests. Together with the famous European brand Vitra, a “Living Room” and a “Dining Room” zone were designed and furnished. The lounge’s Bistro is centrally located with buffet-style dining catered by FLIK and a staffed bar serving cocktails and specialty coffees.

The “Living Room” adjacent to the Bistro offers plush couches, chairs and a video wall. Multi-functional seating suitable for working, eating or just relaxing is available in two separate sections, including along a sun-drenched exterior wall overlooking the airport’s apron, where passengers can also opt for a luxurious recliner.

Lufthansa First Class passengers and HON Circle Members can enjoy a dedicated section with views of the waterfront and exclusive à la carte and preflight dining options.

During the peak season the Lufthansa Group hosts five flights a day in Boston. As an added convenience, the new lounge enables direct boarding for most flights.

Pictures for editorial purposes are available upon request.


About Lufthansa
One of the world's largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa, serving 22 North American gateways, currently flies to 194 destinations in 76 countries. The air carrier offers hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. With the Lufthansa Group acquisition of Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines, additional hubs include Vienna, Brussels, and Zurich. The entire Group flew a total of 95.8 million passengers in 2016. In 2017’s summer schedule, the Group airlines offer almost 20,000 weekly frequencies to 289 destinations in 103 countries worldwide. As an industry innovator, Lufthansa has long been committed to environmental care and sustainability, operating one of the most technologically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleets in the world. Its long-haul fleet to and from North America includes the Boeing 747-8,the Airbus A380 and the Airbus A350-900, which are some of the most environmentally-friendly passenger aircraft in the aviation industry. Lufthansa is the largest European operator of the A380 and was also the launch customer for the Boeing 747-8. The Lufthansa Group currently has 180 new aircraft on order to be delivered by 2025. This year, the Lufthansa Group will take delivery of 22 new aircraft, which includes the A350, for Lufthansa alone. Known for its premium services, Lufthansa continues to build new or upgrade existing lounge facilities across its worldwide network. Lufthansa’s entire long-haul fleet now features all new onboard products in each class– bringing Lufthansa one step closer to becoming the first five-star airline in the Western Hemisphere. Additionally, the entire Lufthansa long-haul fleet is equipped with its onboard broadband wireless Internet service, FlyNet. For more information or reservations, visit LH.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (‘lufthansa’).


Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Corporate Communications, The Americas
Christina Semmel
Tel: +1 516-296-9671
americaspr@dlh.de
http://www.lufthansagroup.com/media-relations-north-america 


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