Priority Pass says it has opened 130 new lounges within the last 12 months and now has 1,000 lounges at airports worldwide. The company says it has targeted the Asia Pacific region, with 32 lounges added to its network. This includes 11 lounges in China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Myanmar and Cambodia, as well as in New Zealand and Australia.
In Europe, the Middle East and Africa, it says it has expanded its network with 69 new lounges, a 19% growth on the same period in 2015. This figure breaks down as 47 new lounges across Europe, 12 in Africa and 10 new lounges in the Middle East.
An additional 31 lounges have been added in Russia, including the opening of prominent lounges in Moscow Sheremetyevo, Vladivostok and Novosibirsk.
Priority Pass has also expanded its coverage in South America with 18 lounges, including new lounges in Mexico, Argentina and Brazil. In the United States, Priority Pass has added a further 6 lounges to its program, in strategically significant locations such as Boston.