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Alaska Airlines is revamping its lounges with refreshed space and new additions. With only 9 locations, this lounge network is small, but it’s a favorite among travelers.
Here are the details of the updates and new spaces you can expect from Alaska Airlines lounges.
Alaska Airlines Lounges: Updates and New Spaces
Alaska Airlines lounges are getting refreshed and updated to meet the growing demand of travelers looking for modern spaces to rest and rejuvenate before a flight.
Here’s a look at what you can expect now and in the near future from Alaska Airlines lounges.
- The Concourse C location at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is re-opening next week with an additional 3,000 square feet of space.
- The Concourse D location in Seattle will be closing on January 7, 2023, for renovations. Guests can expect more seating, a new barista station, improved food and beverage options, and a new layout when the lounge re-opens in the summer of 2023.
- The lounges at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) have gotten a refresh to brighten the spaces including contemporary furniture and local artwork.
- The Concourse C location at Portland International Airport (PDX) grew by 1,000 square feet with the addition of an enclosed patio space.
- A new express lounge has been added in Concourse B at Portland International Airport (PDX).
Hot Tip: In 2026, a new 20,000+ square foot lounge will open at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) that will eventually be the main lounge for both Concourses C and D.
How To Access Alaska Airlines Lounges
There are several ways to gain access to these updated Alaska Airlines lounges.
- Purchase an Alaska Lounge Membership.
- Purchase a day pass (select locations only).
- Travel on a paid or award first-class ticket (doesn’t include upgrades) operated by Alaska Airlines.
- Have an Admirals Club membership.
- Have a Priority Pass membership (valid only at the JFK location).
Additionally, Alaska Airlines MVP Gold, Gold 75K, and Gold 100K members get access to lounges when flying on a Oneworld member airline when traveling to a destination outside of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Travelers who frequent Alaska Airlines lounges will love the updated spaces and larger locations they’ll see this winter and in the foreseeable future.
The Concourse C location in Seattle is re-opening next week with an additional 3,000 square feet of space and the Concourse D location will be closed for renovations starting in January.
The lounges in Los Angeles and San Francisco have gotten a refresh and the Portland lounge footprint grew with the additions of an enclosed patio space in Concourse C and a new express lounge in Concourse B.
Featured Image Credit: Alaska Airlines
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