Emirates has opened its third and
largest airport lounge in Germany.
The latest dedicated lounge, measuring 700
square metres, sits in Dusseldorf International Airport and
follows similar, lounge openings in Frankfurt and Munich.
The facilities are of part of a multi-million US
dollar push by the airline to offer the ultimate in pre-departure
comfort and convenience at key airports world-wide.
Premium Class travellers can surf the internet using complimentary
broadband access, catch up on work at the lounge's Business
Centre, or watch widescreen TV after sinking into leather
armchairs, whilst sampling the gourmet cuisine.
can also take a shower - with Timeless Spa accessories on hand, or
have a therapeutic session in a scientifically-designed massage
chair, as they enjoy complimentary drinks.
Mattar, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President, Airport
Services, said, “These lounges are an integral part of the
Emirates' experience, putting passengers in the best
possible frame of mind for their journeys. We have
invested heavily in these world-class travel sanctuaries
and continue to do so, which is particularly significant
during these troubled economic times.”
is a major market for Emirates with 49 passenger flights a week
going into Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg.
Christoph Blume, CEO, Dusseldorf International Airport, said,
“With two daily flights from Dusseldorf, local travellers have
been familiar with Emirates for years. The new lounge is a great
enrichment for the airport and a clear commitment to the
destination of Dusseldorf. It emphasizes not only the airline’s
absolute service philosophy, but also the importance of Germany’s
third largest airport within the airline’s global route network.”
The airline currently offers 20 dedicated lounges around
its six-continent network. Besides Germany, Emirates provides
lounges in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Auckland, Bangkok,
Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London Gatwick, London Heathrow,
New York JFK, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Singapore. More lounges
are on the way later this year, including one in Hamburg.
other recent news regarding: