United Airlines - the wholly owned subsidiary of
United Continental Holdings Inc.
) - unveiled its brand-new United Club lounge in Terminal 2 at
San Diego International Airport. This is the airline's third club
based on its new design concept.
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The United Club lounge spreads across 5,842 square feet and hosts
a number of attractions including scenic views of the airfield as
well as the Point Loma seaside community. Passengers will be
provided with a comfortable balcony lounge seating arrangement
along with centrally located buffet and bar. Additionally, there
will be complimentary snacks, beverages and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Over the last couple of months, the carrier is concentrating on
redesigning its airport club rooms to offer a restful waiting
time for customers. In this, United aims to invest over $50
million for renovation of its facilities at 49 locations. Last
year, the airline launched a renewed United Club in Terminal 2 at
Chicago O'Hare International Airport, followed by one in
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Along with this move, United is also restructuring its operations
at the San Diego airport through transfer of entry points and
relocation of ticker counters. This will enable flyers with a new
ticketing booth, baggage receive wing and advanced shopping
In the coming days, we expect United Continental to benefit from
its industry-leading unit revenue growth, strong operational
execution, competitive cost structure, capacity discipline, and
fleet and network optimization. The company also launched new
advertising campaign to promote its superior product and service
United Continental, which operates in the airline industry with
the likes of
Delta Air Lines
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Southwest Airlines Co.
), currently retains a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating.