Airport Lounge Development Inc. said it has announced the international expansion of its network and portfolio with a flagship lounge at London Heathrow.
ALD will jointly own and operate the lounge with Swissport, one of the largest lounge operators in the world, and the leader in the UK market. While Collinson Group, the parent company of ALD, and Swissport have had a long standing partnership in other business areas this is the first formal joint venture and pairs the largest and most experienced US operator of airport lounges with the UK´s largest and most experienced operator.
Operating since 2006, ALD is now the US leader in independent shared-use lounges offering an affordable hospitality experience for travelers on any airline and traveling any class of service. ALD specializes in the design, construction, operation, management and marketing of independent shared-use airport lounges. ALD´s experienced leadership team is known for delivering a turnkey lounge solution tailored to the airport´s needs and supported by an established customer foundation.