American Airlines Celebrates the Admirals Club 70th Birthday

Seventy years ago, in 1939, American Airlines opened the airline industry’s first VIP lounge at LaGuardia Airport in New York. In honor of the occasion, American is kicking off 70 days of celebration with a birthday sweepstakes and a $70 savings offer on annual memberships. Additionally, customers on one lucky flight will receive two one-day passes to use at any of American’s more than 40 Admirals Club lounge locations worldwide.

“For seven decades, the Admirals Club has been known for exceptional hospitality and outstanding service, providing travelers with a quiet place to relax or conduct business,” said Nancy Knipp, president of the Admirals Club. “We’re very appreciative of our customers and look forward to showing our gratitude during our 70 days of celebration and the years to come.”

Through October 19, customers are invited to experience the legacy and help American commemorate 70 years of Admirals Club service by registering to win one of seven prizes in the birthday sweepstakes. Prizes include a Lifetime Admirals Club Membership; a weeklong luxury vacation in Maui; one night at a Hollywood movie premiere; a ski trip in Vail, CO; and more.

Just for registering, customers will receive a $70 savings offer on an annual Admirals Club membership, whether it’s new or a renewal.

Customers are encouraged to join the fun by sharing their Admirals Club experiences via text, photo or video on the birthday Web site, where they will also find a calendar of celebration activities and a 70-day Admirals Club birthday party blog.


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