Premium passengers flying with low-cost airline Norwegian can now access the Escape Lounge at Oakland International Airport in California thanks to an agreement struck with lounge operator Manchester Airports Group (MAG) USA.
The new Escape Lounge at Oakland Airport provides passengers with stylish and contemporary furnishings in a relaxing environment away from the busy main terminal. Travelers also have access to a complimentary local menu, unlimited free alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and free high-speed wi-fi. Norwegian’s economy passengers and other airline customers can also purchase access to the Escape Lounge.
Thomas Ramdahl, chief commercial officer at Norwegian, said, “We’re upgrading our Premium passengers’ journey with complimentary access to the newest airport lounge in the Bay Area. Norwegian is defining premium low-cost travel with an enhanced experience without the price tag. Our customers expect high quality, choice and affordable fares which is why Premium passengers can enjoy the fantastic brand new facilities of the Escape Lounge at Oakland in addition to select lounges in other parts of the world.”
Bryant L Francis, director of aviation for the Port of Oakland, the operator of Oakland International Airport, said, “Our travelers have responded strongly to Norwegian’s flight offerings, and we are thrilled with its plan to provide customers with this wonderful new amenity as an added value.”
Rosemarie Andolino, president and CEO of MAG USA, said, “We are pleased to partner with Norwegian to offer Premium passengers’ access to our Escape Lounge at Oakland International Airport. Today’s airline customers are seeking quality and affordable upgrades to their daily lives, and Escape Lounges provide an opportunity for a relaxed environment and award-winning local chef-inspired cuisine to enhance their travel experience.”