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Catering 12345
Washrooms/Showers 12345
Internet/Wifi 12345
Staff Service 12345
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8/10

"nice place to spend some hours"

(United States)

I accessed this Flagship Lounge at Chicago O'Hare while in transit, with my One World Emerald card. The AA Flagship Lounge is a cut above the standard Admiral's Club lounges in Terminal 3. It is not large but comfortable, with grouped seating areas including a dining area and a quiet zone room. The lounge will most likely be refurbished soon, and is beginning to show its age. It does not have shower facilities. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Very good quality food, unlike the limited selection in standard Admiral's Club lounges. The beverage selection was also adequate for this type of facility. My flight was cancelled due to bad weather, and the reception staff was most helpful in checking the status of my AA re-booked flights, as I was connecting through Chicago O'Hare Airport from a Cathay Pacific international flight to AA domestic service. A nice place to spend some hours away from the terminal crowds.
Lounge NameFlagship Lounge
AirportChicago O'Hare Airport
Type Of LoungeFirst Class
Date VisitJuly 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
1/10

"not allowed into lounge"

(Australia)

Not allowed in to American Airlines lounge, despite having a business class/first class ticket. I was appalled. They only allow members in. I can't think of another airline in the entire world that won't allow first class ticket holders into the lounge. In any event they only offer poor snacks.
Lounge NameAdmirals Club
AirportMiami Airport
Type Of LoungeBusiness Class
Date VisitJuly 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
no
8/10

"renovation proceeding nicely"

(United States)

The renovation is proceeding along nicely. The club is smartly redesigned with a selection of decent breakfast foods tastefully presented. Wi-fi worked as expected. Bathrooms are temporarily closed due to the renovation. I'm giving the lounge an 8 because of the bathrooms being closed and there still being overflow space since the club isn't large enough to accommodate all guests at periodic times.
Lounge NameAdmirals Club
AirportMiami Airport
Type Of LoungeFrequent Flyer
Date VisitJuly 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
yes
7/10

"Limited selection of hot food"

(United States)

Spent a couple of hours in the lounge transiting between Zurich and JFK. Well laid out. There were secluded sections and a large partitioned room to watch TV. Good w-fi connection and several computers to use. Ample power outlets with all possible standards to accommodate every charger! A good selection of drinks. Comfortable couches. Limited selection of hot food or snacks. Staff was regularly moving about keeping the place tidy. All in all, it was a welcome oasis. Unfortunately, no announcements are made and I suddenly realized I had to get to my gate, which was not adjacent.
Lounge NameAdmiral
AirportLondon Heathrow Airport
Type Of LoungeFrequent Flyer
Date VisitJuly 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
yes
8/10

"pleasant place to bide your time"

(United Kingdom)

I connected twice through JFK from London to Brazil in the past week. The Admirals Club in the A Concourse is under renovation until 2017 (there is a temporary facility in this concourse, and full club facilities in the distant B concourse). The Flagship Lounge is still fully open in Concourse A, and compared to other international airline lounges, it is showing it's age. That said however, it is very comfortable, and has decent facilities and the two times I was there, it wasn't that crowded. There is a good selection of beverages at a self-serve area. The food selection is varied with hot and cold foods, and are well presented, and good quality. No table service is offered, but it is still a cut above the normal Admirals Club offering. You won't go hungry in this lounge. The decor is a little dated in muted earth colours, and lacks any style. It is pleasant, but not outstanding. There is a TV area, seated table area for eating, armchairs, and business area with printer. There are well equipped shower facilities to use if you need to freshen up. The massive window area provides a lot of light, and great view of the busy tarmac and Manhattan in the distance. With all the minor shortcomings, what makes this lounge stand out though is the staff. Perhaps the friendliest and helpful attendants in the AA system. Their can-do attitude slightly made up for the extremely unpleasant onboard service from Rio to NYC. I gather that with AA's much-touted 'extreme makeover' of their clubs will eventually see this lounge get the full modernizing treatment, but in the meantime, this is a pleasant place to bide your time before your departure.
Lounge NameFlagship Lounge
AirportNew York JFK Airport
Type Of LoungeFirst Class
Date VisitJuly 2016
Type Of TravellerSolo Leisure
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
9/10

"décor is hospital waiting room"

(United States)

Not really as friendly as the TWA Ambassador Club lounge that it replaces, but not bad. It is staffed with many of the same people who worked in the TWA lounge. The décor is the hospital waiting room that one as come to expect from American, but the staff's friendliness makes the difference. A nice place to relax.
Lounge NameAA Admiral's Club
AirportSt Louis Airport
Type Of LoungeFrequent Flyer
Date VisitJune 2016
Type Of TravellerSolo Leisure
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
8/10

"comfortable with good coffee"

(Australia)

I used the American Airlines Admirals Club as a Qantas Club member, and the lounge at LAX Terminal 4 was nice, comfortable with good coffee, bagels, cereal and toast - better than Qantas Club!
Lounge NameAdmirals Club
AirportLos Angeles LAX Airport
Type Of LoungeFrequent Flyer
Date VisitFebruary 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
6/10

"very spacious lounge"

(United Kingdom)

Very spacious lounge with big concierge. Lounge assistance very efficient with managing shower slot, checking gate information and flight update. Seating area fairly comfortable. Food and drinks choice of Soft drinks, hot beverages - if you fancy premium drinks you pay for it. Food works the same (carrots, celery sticks, olives, tomatoes, humus, soup free, but premium food is at an extra charge.
Lounge NameAdmirals Club
AirportNew York JFK Airport
Type Of LoungeBusiness Class
Date VisitJanuary 2016
Type Of TravellerSolo Leisure
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
3/10

"fairly basic lounge"

(United Kingdom)

Admirals Club at Tampa Airport, the staff in lounge helpful and friendly. Lounge drinks are fairly basic unless you pay extra for premium drinks (wine, mixers, ect.) Food choices are fairly the same as drink choices, carrot, crackers, celery sticks with humous or choice of soup. Other premium food is at an extra charge. Not much staff to clean left over from previous customers. Fairly basic lounge.
AirportTampa Airport
Type Of LoungeBusiness Class
Date VisitJanuary 2016
Type Of TravellerSolo Leisure
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
no
9/10

"one of the brighter spots"

(United States)

One of the brighter spots at Austin Airport is the American Airlines Admirals Club. Great customer agents who work hard to help with schedules and changes. While the club is small, and needs updating, food is good and service is great! It's about the only thing that helps you keep your sanity if you are traveling through Austin. Nice bar!
Lounge NameAdmirals Club
AirportAustin Airport
Type Of LoungeFrequent Flyer
Date VisitJanuary 2016
Type Of TravellerBusiness
Comfort 12345
Cleanliness 12345
Bar & Beverages 12345
Catering 12345
Washrooms 12345
Wifi Connectivity 12345
Staff Service 12345
yes
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