Delta opens pop-up lounge for middle-seat passengers in Boston

Delta's Middle Seat Lounge at Boston's airport. Source: Delta Air Lines.
Delta's Middle Seat Lounge at Boston's airport. Source: Delta Air Lines.

Delta Air Lines passengers stuck in the middle seat are getting special treatment at a pop-up lounge at the Boston airport Monday.

Two Atlanta-based companies, Delta and Coca-Cola, are partnering to open the pop-up "Middle Seat Lounge" at Boston Logan International Airport for the day.

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Those with a Delta boarding pass showing a middle seat assignment can enter the lounge near Boston Logan’s gate A11, where there will be a Coke beverage station and an appearance by Celtics TV analyst and former NBA star Brian Scalabrine.

Those in the Middle Seat Lounge can also take a three-pack of Coke bottles to share with their seatmates.

Delta is expanding its flights in Boston this summer, and Coca-Cola also has a large presence in the area. The two companies have partnered for decades through Delta's serving of Coke products on flights.

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