American Airways is about to open a resort — however you will not be capable of ebook a room there

A much-anticipated 600-room resort will open its doorways in Fort Price, Texas, early subsequent 12 months — and it serves a really particular goal.

The resort is owned by American Airways and is positioned on the service’s huge headquarters campus, which is known as for the airline’s legendary former CEO, Robert Crandall.

However earlier than going into particulars (in typical TPG vogue) about whether or not you possibly can earn or redeem AAdvantage miles at this resort, or whether or not they depend as Loyalty Factors, there is a little bit of a catch: it isn’t open to the general public.

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American is constructing the power, often called Skyview 6, to deal with staff who go to its campus and are there for conferences or coaching – suppose the common coaching that pilots and flight attendants should undergo to maintain their {qualifications} present. And, from the appears of the renderings that American launched on Wednesday, these staff have loads to look ahead to.

A resort room at Skyview 6. AMERICAN AIRLINES

Along with the 600 visitor rooms, all flooring of the Skyview 6 resort characteristic a lounge space that the airline intends for use for finding out.

Visitor flooring at Skyview 6. AMERICAN AIRLINES

The power comes with new eating choices as nicely: A eating room will provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. As well as, a social area referred to as “the tavern” shall be open within the night for “video games, gentle bites and drinks,” the airline stated.

And, to burn off all of the energy from the eating room and the tavern, Skyview 6 will embrace a 73,000-square-foot health heart that features an train pool. Out of doors basketball, tennis, pickleball and volleyball courts are additionally being constructed.

Courtyards on the Robert L. Crandall campus. AMERICAN AIRLINES

These new amenities shall be open to all staff — not simply these staying on the resort.

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Lastly, Skyview 6 will characteristic a ten,000-square-foot ballroom for giant gatherings, together with State of the Airline, an all-hands assembly led by CEO Robert Isom and his government group.

Ballroom at Skyview 6. AMERICAN AIRLINES

Skyview 6 is the newest a part of the Crandall Campus to open — an ongoing undertaking that started opening on the finish of the 2010s. The campus, which additionally consists of the airline’s operations heart and its C.R. Smith Museum, was formally devoted final fall — with Crandall himself in attendance. In 2019, TPG founder Brian Kelly toured Skyview 8, a constructing that options distinctive AvGeek-inspired artwork, and was in awe at what he noticed.

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