A Haven at the Airport: American Express to Open The CenturionSM Lounge in Dallas/Fort Worth

  A Haven at the Airport: American Express to Open The CenturionSM Lounge in
  Dallas/Fort Worth

    Platinum Card® Members receive complimentary, unlimited access to The
                              Centurion Lounges

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 10, 2013

American Express today announced the opening of a new proprietary Centurion
Lounge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on October 15, 2013. Set to
open in Terminal D, the 9,000 square foot airport lounge will be a haven that
helps American Express Card Members relax, recharge and reboot. Entry to The
Lounge is complimentary for Platinum Card and Centurion members. Other
American Express® Card members can enter The Lounge for a fee of $50. Among
the featured amenities included are:

Entrance to The Centurion Lounge, American Express

Entrance to The Centurion Lounge, American Express

  *Onsite professionals to provide Card related and travel related services
    like reservations at restaurants, airlines and hotels.
  *Complimentary spa therapies from the award-winning lifestyle brand,
  *Card Members can taste Southwestern cuisine designed by local celebrity
    chef Dean Fearing, creator of Fearing’s Restaurant in Dallas and named by
    James Beard Foundation as Best Chef: Southwest
  *Enjoy a Texas-inspired signature cocktail created by renowned mixologist
    Jim Meehan or a glass of wine from a selection curated by our wine
    director Anthony Giglio.*
  *Access to Wi-Fi, use of personal computers and noise-buffering workspaces.

* Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Please drink

“For some travel is an exciting adventure, for others, it is a cause for
stress. Our aim is to enhance our customer’s journey from the time they enter
the airport to when they return home,” said Gary Portuesi, VP of Travel
Innovation, American Express. “Dallas/Fort Worth, a very popular airport for
our Card Members, is the second in an expanding series of domestic airport
lounges for American Express. Our lounges are a key opportunity to both
demonstrate our exceptional service and reinforce the benefits of Membership.”

Unlimited, complimentary access to The Centurion Lounge is the latest in a
suite of travel benefits that offer Platinum Card members curb-to-curb
amenities that can save time, money and hassle.

1.At the Airport and in the Air: Platinum Card members can use their $200
    Airline Fee Credit** to offset their selected airline’s charges for
    incidental fees such as baggage fees, lounge day passes, in flight meals
    and beverages, or Wi-Fi.
2.Save Time at Security: Card Members enrolled in Global Entry can use TSA
    Pre✓™, an expedited security screening program for select travelers, who
    are flying in the U.S. and select international destinations on
    participating airlines from specific airports. Selection for expedited
    screening is made on a per flight basis and is not guaranteed. Learn more
    at tsa.gov.
3.With Time to Spare: In addition to The Centurion Lounges, Platinum Card
    members can gain access to select domestic airline lounges and more than
    600 international Airport VIP lounges in 100+ countries with Priority
    Pass^TM Select.
4.Get in and out with your car quickly: Complimentary memberships including
    special upgrades and discounts at Avis, Hertz and National Car Rental.
5.At the Hotel: Card Members who book through the  Fine Hotels & Resorts
    program  and stay at one of more than 700 properties will receive a room
    upgrade (upon availability), daily continental breakfast for two, 4 p.m.
    late check-out, and an additional special amenity such as a spa or dinning
6.On the Road: The Platinum Travel Service help Card Members make the most
    of their trip such as travel and dining services.
7.Value Abroad: There are no Foreign Currency Transaction Fees**  for
    Platinum Card members.
8.Back Home Again: Save time and bypass arrival lines at most major U.S.
    airports when you return from international travel. Global Entry is a U.S.
    Customs and Border Protection program that allows expedited clearance for
    pre-approved travelers. When you use your eligible Centurion or Platinum
    Card to apply for Global Entry membership, we'll credit the $100
    application fee, and if approved, your membership will be valid for 5
    years. Card Members can receive one $100 credit every 5 years for an
    application fee charged to each eligible Card. Additional Cards tied to
    Centurion and Platinum Cards are also eligible for the $100 statement
    credit. To receive the credit, the application must be charged on the
    Additional Card.

**Benefit ONLY available for Consumer and Business Platinum Card Members.

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Sravanthi Agrawal, 212-640-0870
Vice President, Public Affairs
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