May 24 2019  |  Airline & Terminal News

Delta opens new Sky Club at AUS

By Rachel Debling

The lounge is located on the mezzanine level of AUS' Barbara Jordan Terminal

On May 21, Delta's latest Sky Club lounge at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, the first for the airport, opened for business. The new 9,000-square-foot lounge is located on the mezzanine level of the Barbara Jordan Terminal near the Delta gates.

Features of the Sky Club include a covered Sky Deck patio open year-round, seating areas, high-speed Wi-Fi and ample power outlets. The space is decorated in an "eclectic" style inspired by Austin, according to a release from Delta, with details such as walnut surfaces, metal finishes and plush fabrics, plus select work from local artists.

A full-service bar is also on-site, with wines curated by Delta's Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson, plus seasonal cocktails, an extensive collection of tequila and mezcal, and Texas-based brews such as Thirsty Planet's Thirsty Goat, Hi Sign Violet the Blueberry Blonde and Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower. Seasonal food offerings will also be rotated, with a focus on meals and ingredients inspired by the region.

Erik Snell, Delta's Senior Vice President — Operations & Customer Center, said in a statement from the airline: "Building on our unmatched operational excellence, award-winning customer service and the ability to easily connect to cities around the globe, the first Delta Sky Club at Austin will give business and leisure travelers yet another best-in-class offering to enjoy."

"We've put care into every detail — from the curated, local artwork to the Club design to the seasonal food and beverage offerings," Claude Roussel, Managing Director — Delta Sky Club, commented. "We look forward to welcoming guests traveling through Austin — they will be wowed by the experience and incredible service."

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