DFW Airport Centurion Lounge Has Re-Opened

American Express upped the game in US domestic lounges with their Centurion Lounge product. They offered stylish spaces, good food, premium beverages and in some locations showers, kids clubs, and even spas.

Today there are lounges in Las Vegas, Dallas Fort-Worth, Seattle, New York LaGuardia, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Miami. There are additional lounges that have been announced for New York JFK, LAX, and Denver.

Since they’re nice, they’ve become popular, too popular even — people want to use them and they get crowded. American Express has taken several steps to address the crowding. One of those steps is taking as much space as they can get in airports.

American Express closed the Dallas Fort-Worth lounge, and today it re-opens in a new location. I wasn’t able to attend yesterday’s media preview of the new gate D12 lounge just past security, that is 3000 square feet larger than the old lounge. However American Express shared photos.

The new lounge has all of the amenities of the old lounge with some additions and mostly more capacity for guests. There’s the buffet and full bar, complimentary spa treatments, conference room and family room, and an three shower rooms.

I still expect that the lounge will get crowded at peak times, but I really commend American Express for the continued investment in quality lounges and in larger spaces that better accommodate the number of guests who want to use these lounges.

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  1. Thx Gary. Was chillin in the admirals club in the A terminal. Saw your post and brought my wife over to the centurion and now she is stoked to be getting a free massage!

    Since leaving anchorage we have hit an Alaska lounge, minute suites, admirals club and centurion club. I think my wife thinks I’m nuts.

  2. Excellent. The last couple times I went through DFW I decided it wasn’t even worth the Skylink ride to go over there, as it was just too much of a zoo. Next time I have a longish layover I’ll check out the new digs to see if it’s better.

  3. nice. .I was in PHL lounge sunday..almost standing room only!! I just wish they would stop serving chicken thighs –too much fat and little meat..It seems that is all they ever serve(SFO) Phl has downgraded the bubbly as has SFO..No more Vueve Cliq unless black card and no more Dom for even Black card holders!!!

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