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Delta reveals 7 new and expanded Sky Clubs for 2024, including 3 premium lounges


Delta Air Lines continues to invest in modernizing and expanding the Sky Club network.

Last year, the Atlanta-based carrier opened seven new and improved lounges, including a refreshed outpost in Newark, a gorgeous location in Minneapolis and a second space in New York’s busiest airport.

The airline is keep up the pace this year, too.

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In fact, 2024 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for the Sky Club network because Delta is officially cutting the ribbon on its long-awaited business-class-only lounges.

In addition to opening three premium lounges, the airline has plans to build four new and expanded Sky Club locations across the country.

You’ll find all the latest details about Delta’s new lounges below.

3 new premium lounges

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Estimated opening: June 2024

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For years, Delta was the sole “Big 3” U.S. airline not to offer a lounge designed for its long-haul business-class travelers.

American has the Flagship Lounge. United has the Polaris Lounge. And to date, Delta has offered only its membership-based Sky Club (and a few premium drink tickets) to its most lucrative customers.

But that’s about to change with the opening of Delta’s first-ever premium lounge, coming to New York’s JFK airport this summer.

Delta says that the space, which will be located just past security in Terminal 4, will span 38,000 square feet and feature a full-service restaurant, a casual “market,” dedicated wellness areas, a year-round Sky Deck and more.

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Once it opens, this space will be the largest lounge in the entire Delta network.

The airline said it wasn’t ready to share access policies, saying only that it’ll offer a “personalized” experience for each passenger.

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What that means is still up in the air, but Claude Roussel, Delta’s vice president of Sky Club and lounge experience, added that “it’s not enough to have beautiful spaces and exceptional offerings. Premium lounge customers should feel welcomed and known when they walk in the door, just as they would at their favorite hotel or restaurant. We look forward to providing that warm welcome and making ‘premium’ feel personal for each guest.”

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Estimated opening: Fourth quarter 2024

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Delta’s second premium lounge will open in Los Angeles later this year.

It’ll be located adjacent to the new Sky Club, and it’ll offer more than 10,000 square feet of space for flyers to spread out. This space will also feature a year-round Sky Deck with views of the apron, runways and Hollywood Hills in the distance.

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You’ll be able to access the new premium lounge directly from the Delta One check-in area, which opened last year to much fanfare .

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Estimated opening: Fourth quarter 2024

Delta will round out the year with a third new premium lounge. This one will be the smallest, but it’ll be a big upgrade to the passenger experience for business-class flyers departing from Boston.

This outpost will measure 6,300 square feet (with seating for 120 customers), and it’ll be connected to the recently opened Sky Club in the airport international terminal.

4 new and expanded Sky Clubs

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

Estimated opening: Early summer 2024

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When Delta opened the stunning new Terminal C at LGA, the facility included a brand-new Sky Club.

That 34,000-square-foot outpost became an instant hit with flyers, and it’s getting even better later this year with the opening of an expansion.

The airline is adding a Sky Deck and more than 100 seats to this club. Hopefully, this will help alleviate some of the lines we’ve seen to get into this space.

Miami International Airport (MIA)

Estimated opening: Second quarter 2024

Delta had originally planned to expand the Miami Sky Club late last year, but that work got postponed to 2024.

Fortunately, the airline will charge ahead with this expansion project this year.

Once complete, Delta’s existing Miami Sky Club in Concourse H will accommodate 320 flyers and span over 12,000 square feet. That’ll be welcome news for flyers who are taking advantage of the new Delta-LATAM joint venture.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Estimated opening: Fourth quarter 2024

Delta’s first-ever Sky Club in Charlotte will open toward the end of the year. Plans for this location leaked late last year, but this is the first time the airline is confirming the opening with some details about the space.

The location will seat over 250 people and measure nearly 15,000 square feet.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Estimated opening: Fourth quarter 2024

Delta currently has just one Sky Club at its Seattle hub. This space can get crowded during peak departure banks, so a second Seattle outpost this year hopefully will help the airline better absorb the crowds.

This new location will measure over 21,000 square feet and will be located in Terminal A.

Bottom line

Delta’s Sky Clubs are already some of the best membership lounges in the country, and they’re getting better in 2024.

Thanks to the opening and expansion of four lounges, travelers should have more space to spread out before their flights.

This is great news for those with the airline’s best cobranded credit cards and the Amex Platinum card, as the additional space should help alleviate some of the overcrowding we’ve seen in recent years.

But perhaps most excitingly, three long-awaited premium lounges will officially debut this year. The renderings look great, and I can’t wait to visit all three outposts when they open.

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