The most awaited establishment of British Airways is now opened to surprise everyone. The first class lounge of the airline has now been completed at New York JFK Terminal 7. Basically, it has been considered as the BA’s first long-haul lounge that has copied the innovative design of the lounges at Aberdeen and Rome. An investment of £52 million has been made for the refurbishment process at JFK’s Terminal 7.
The Concorde Room at JFK was reinvigorated prior this year for First guests. Passengers flying in Club and First World have also witnessed better check-in process at the new Premium Zone of the terminal. They can now enjoy direct entry to Fast Track security as well as the First check-in and First Wing is also now open for passengers.
The prime concourse has also been refurbished by the airline. Access to power has been increased to enable the flyers to charge their electronic devices before they are ready to fly. In addition, extra seating arrangement has been made in the gate areas. Furthermore, in order to improve the terminal’s look and feel, check-in and security zones have been renovated. This improvement has also speed up the travelling process through the airport. There’s also a new customer service desk as well as modernized washrooms for all the passengers at the departures area.
It has been stated that the refurbishment process would get completed in 2019. Covering an area of more than 5,480 square feet, the new first class lounge is primarily 60 percent bigger than its predecessor. A new wine room has been designed specially featuring an enomatic dispenser. Letting passengers enjoy “Flights of Wine”, the airline has come up with a wide selection of wines that’s incorporated to a theme. At present, the theme is called “Chardonnays of the World”. Some other major features of the lounge include quiet work area and new First bar.
An upgraded dining room is exclusively designed with a new boutique menu which has been specially prepared by the executive chefs named Waylon Walker and Gavin Mackenzie.