Delta Air Lines has signed a deal with Gatwick’s newest independently-operated lounge, No. 1 Gatwick.
The agreement means passengers flying in business class and elite members of Delta’s frequent flyer programme will gain free entrance.
The Gatwick lounge, the new flagship facility for No. 1 Traveller which opened last week, features a spa, cinema, business centre, two games rooms, bistro area and bar.
No. 1 Traveller, which will open a similar lounge at Heathrow Airport this August, with the addition of 14 bedrooms, which passengers can pay extra to stay in.
Paul Lawes, head of finance and commercial at No.1 Traveller, said: “We are delighted to be working with Delta Air Lines as the first airline partner of the recently launched No.1 Gatwick lounge.
“Our aim is to provide a sophisticated setting in which travellers are able to relax and unwind before departure.”
No. 1 Traveller also operates a lounge at Gatwick’s South Terminal and two at London Stansted airport.
The company’s founder Phil Cameron, has said he aims to improve the passenger experience at the UK airports by operating these independent lounges – for an exclusive interview, click here.