United Airlines, The Private Suite create new luxury experience



United Airlines and The Private Suite have announced a new relationship, offering the airline´s customers access to a newly built, private terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the companies said.

Customers who purchase access will enjoy private and personalized check-in and baggage handling as well as private screening by Transportation Security Administration and US Customs and Border Protection officers. United customers using the new terminal will be driven across the airfield in BMW 7-Series sedans directly to their aircraft. The United-branded lounge at the new terminal includes individual suites and restrooms and features a full bar and top-tier food service.

The Private Suite is owned and operated by Gavin de Becker & Associates, a world-renowned consulting and service firm that handles logistics and protection for many of the world´s most prominent people.

United´s hub at LAX is a key gateway, offering service to Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the domestic US network. From Los Angeles, United operates daily nonstop service to five Asia-Pacific destinations, including Melbourne, Tokyo Narita, Shanghai, Sydney and Singapore. At 8,700 miles, the flight between LAX and Singapore holds the record for any airline operating a flight to or from the US The airline also operates nonstop service to London Heathrow, Vancouver, Canada, and five destinations in Mexico, as well as 138 daily flights to destinations across the US. Over the last two years, United has invested more than USD 570 million in its LAX hub.

United Airlines and United Express® operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 354 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world´s most comprehensive route network, including US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 750 mainline aircraft, and the airline´s United Express carriers operate 545 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Allianceâ„¢, which provides service to 191 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com.

The Private Suite at LAX is a new terminal designed for First and Business Class travelers seeking the highest convenience, privacy, and luxury. Offering a dramatically improved airport experience, The Private Suite includes private TSA screening and Customs processing, private suites for awaiting boarding, and direct-to-aircraft transportation across the airfield. The Private Suite is operated by Gavin de Becker & Associates, the 775-person consulting and service firm that protects many of the world´s most prominent people. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Gavin de Becker & Associates has operations in 27 cities and 7 countries. For more information on The Private Suite, visit: www.theprivatesuite.com.