American Airlines Relocates to Terminal 2 at Frankfurt International Airport

Japan Airlines Invites Admirals Club Customers to Enjoy its Frankfurt Airport Lounge

Mar 01, 2011, 12:30 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, which has served the Frankfurt market for more than 25 years, today announces it will relocate its operations to Terminal 2 from its current location in Terminal 1 at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA). The move on April 1 allows American to join oneworld® partners British Airways, Iberia, Finnair, Malev, S7, Royal Jordanian, Japan Airlines, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, and LAN which are already co-located in Terminal 2. With the closer proximity, Japan Airlines (JAL) invites American Airlines Admirals Club members, as well as American Airlines Business Class and oneworld Emerald and Sapphire customers, to enjoy JAL's Frankfurt Sakura Lounge.

"Transferring our operations to Terminal 2 is great news for our customers because it will make the travel experience more efficient and convenient when connecting between oneworld member carriers at Frankfurt," said Kurt Stache, American's Vice President – International. "The relocation and opportunity for our customers to enjoy JAL's Sakura Lounge at Frankfurt is another example of how our quality oneworld partners enable us to continue providing a terrific travel experience for our customers."

In Terminal 2, American will have a ticket counter with five check-in positions located in Hall E alongside its oneworld partners. Self-service machines will be added to the terminal in the coming months to further expedite check-in.

JAL's Sakura Lounge is also located in Terminal 2, down Hall D on Level 3 between departure Gates D4 and D5 and is designed with warm walnut woods and airy, light colors. Glass and stone elements blend with the Japanese decor to create a welcoming environment. Guests can also enjoy amenities such as shower rooms, free wired LAN connections and PC outlets, in addition to the comprehensive business center and lounge facilities. An array of food and beverage offerings is also available in the lounge for guests wishing to have a bite to eat.

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