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  1. US/AA only fly to BOS, CLT, PHL, DCA, and ORD from BUF. I’m surprised as well it was still around as the AA merger only brought ORD into the fold.

    I’m worried about the PIT club. It’s in aesthetic disarray although somewhat functional, despite AA/US being the primary airline at the airport (they fly to all the major hubs, including LAX, CLT, PHL, PHX, DFW on mainline and ORD, MIA, JFK, LGA, DCA on Eagle, plus other cities like BDL, RDU, STL, BOS).

  2. Too bad. Used BUF lounge quite a bit when I had the Citi Executive card. That card gave you membership so I used it whenever I flew. Certainly small and very dated (it was decor ala 1995), it was an ice quite place to wait and have coffee. BTW, things went downhill for US when they stopped flights to LGA and traded the slots with DL at DCA.

  3. Amol – I agree about PIT. As funky as it is, I would hate to see it go. I just boomeranged back to the Burgh, so it is now my hub. The AA lounge isn’t even listed on the airport web site or map.

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