Priority Pass reaches milestone of 1,000 airport lounges worldwide following year of strong growth
22 November 2016
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Priority Pass, the world's original and largest independent lounge membership
program, today announces that it provides access to over 1,000
airport lounges worldwide, following a year of strong growth.
Priority Pass has worked with new partners in key regions around
the world to add 130 new lounges within the last 12 months.
Priority Pass has strengthened its position in the Asia Pacific
region, with 32 lounges added to its network. This includes 11
lounges in China, with Chengdu and Zhengzhou proving particularly
popular additions with travelers. New lounges have also opened in
the growing economic hubs of Indonesia, Taiwan, Myanmar and
Cambodia, as well as in New Zealand and Australia, all catering for
the growth in business and leisure travel in Asia.
Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Priority Pass has
expanded its network with 69 new lounges, a 19% growth on the same
period in 2015. This figure breaks down as 47 new lounges across
Europe, 12 in Africa and 10 new lounges in the Middle East.
Following a surge in demand, an additional 31 lounges have been
added in Russia, including the opening of prominent lounges in
Moscow Sheremetyevo, Vladivostok and Novosibirsk.
Priority Pass has also expanded its coverage in South America
with 18 lounges, including new lounges in Mexico, Argentina and
Brazil. In the United States, Priority Pass has added a further 6
lounges to its program, in strategically significant locations such
Stephen Simpson, Global Marketing Director for Priority
Pass, part of the Collinson Group, commented: "It is
fantastic to see the number of lounges within our network
continuing to grow at pace. The team has worked tirelessly to
ensure Priority Pass members have access to the largest network of
lounges across the globe and we are delighted to be able to offer
access to over 1,000 lounges in key destinations across the
"Not only has our network significantly grown over the last
year, but so too has our knowledge and understanding of the
changing global demands of the 21st century traveler. It
is becoming increasingly clear that travelers are less prepared to
pay a premium for business class seats, instead preferring to
enhance their travel with benefits such as lounge access, concierge
services and exclusive experiences at their destinations."
Priority Pass has the largest lounge portfolio of any
For more information please contact: Miu Dahl, PR
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