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Delta succeeds in bringing well-designed Sky Club to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Excerpt from NYCAviation

Sep 07, 2012 8:58 am

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Delta’s new Sky Club may be the one part of LaGuardia that fliers aren’t complaining about, but one that will hopefully inspire image improvements in other airlines’ club at all New York airports.

— Samantha Shankman

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Delta Air Lines on Wednesday opened their newly renovated Sky Club at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal C. The much-awaited unveiling was after months of work on revamping the former US Airways Club following completion of last December’s slot swap deal between the two airlines. More than just seeing an airport lounge open, NYCAviation wanted to catch up with Delta to see the progression of the airline’s $160 million dual-terminal modernization at LGA, and to see if Delta’s goal of “making a better airline for New York” was truly taking shape.

The early verdict is a positive one. After taking over an ailing Terminal C that needed more than just a sweeping and a paint job, Delta applied their signature style to their newest Sky Club, which was a full redo from the existing 7,600 square foot US Airways version.

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