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LAN and TAM announce the opening of five new VIP lounges

November 23, 2013 Airport No Comments Email Email

LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group, have announced they will open five new VIP lounges between 2013 and 2014 to provide upgraded spaces to premium passengers with the inauguration of the new lounge at the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota taking place yesterday.
Covering a total of more than 60,000 square feet, the new and renovated lounges are part of the commitment of both companies to continuously improve the travel experience of their frequent flyer members. With the opening of these five new redesigned spaces, LAN and TAM strengthen their presence and value for passengers travelling to, from and within South America and beyond. Both companies also hope to open more lounges in the region’s airports for their frequent flyers in the future.

The new LAN and TAM lounges offer significant improvements in service standards including a children’s area, relaxation areas, individual bathrooms, shower facilities, chaise lounges for sleeping, business centres and South American inspired beverages and cuisine.

“To carry out this project we decided to work with world renowned architects and designers like Chilean architect Mathias Klotz and Lillian Allen. The global vision came from Studio Putman, one of best design studios in the world with headquarters in Paris,” said Fernanda Toro, Director of Travel Experience, LATAM Airlines Group.

The style, look and feel of LAN and TAM’s new lounges
LAN and TAM, inspired by global trends in interior design and architecture, have incorporated distinct local elements of the countries where they operate. These spaces aim to project the best of the South American region to the world, highlighting its cultural characteristics, rich history and outstanding food and wine.

Access to the LAN and TAM VIP lounges 
The new lounges and amenities can be enjoyed by passengers travelling onboard LAN and TAM First Class, Premium Business, Business and Premium Economy, as well as senior members of the LANPASS frequent flyer program (Comodoro, Premium Silver) and TAM Fidelidade (Black, Vermelho Plus, Vermelho) and oneworld respective categories (Emerald, Sapphire).

In addition to these lounges, LAN frequent flyers have access to over 550 VIP lounges worldwide, belonging to oneworld alliance airlines.

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