With unruly passengers, fears of virus transmission and understaffed airport concessions, a quiet place to sit, work and eat can go a long way. American, Delta and United airlines within the next few months will reopen nearly all domestic airport lounges. Card companies Chase and Capital One are preparing brand new airport clubs, competing with American Express, which this month announced an expansion of its airport network.
Some U.S. airport lounges began reopening last summer, many with reduced operating hours. Protocols still in place include social distancing through capacity caps, required face masks, more cleaning and . . .