Emirates Airline has opened its first dedicated
passenger lounge on the Indian Subcontinent at Chhatrapati Shivaji
International Airport - Mumbai. The lounge will play host to all
Emiratesí First and Business Class passengers as well as Skywards
Set over an
area of more than 650 square metres, the lounge can accommodate
100-plus guests at a time, including 38 fine diners and seven in
the business centre.
With Emirates operating five daily
flights from Mumbai, the lounge will host passengers around the
clock. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the cityís busy
international airport, passengers can quietly surf the internet
using complimentary broadband at the Business Centre, use the
telephone facilities available or just relax with a drink on the
ergonomically designed leather sofas or massage recliners.
The Wi-Fi enabled lounge also boasts flat-screen televisions,
designer bathrooms with shower facilities, including one exclusive
provision for the physically challenged, and an extensive
collection of international and local newspapers and magazines.
Additionally, the Emirates lounge has two widescreen displays
alerting passengers of their flight schedules.
treat themselves at the 24-hour buffet serving Indian, Arabic,
Italian and Continental cuisine.
Mohammed Mattar, Emirates' Divisional Senior
Vice President - Airport Services, who attended the opening
ceremony, said; ďThis lounge is part of our commitment to provide
world-class services to our passengers. With the exclusive
Emirates lounge in Mumbai, combined with our trademark Chauffeur
Drive Service, our First and Business Class passengers will enjoy
greater comfort and convenience when travelling from their
doorstep through to their final destination.Ē
Emirates continues to
offer First and Business Class travellers its renowned support on
the ground, including complimentary chauffeur-drive services,
exclusive check-in desks and priority baggage handling.
Emirates operates 35 weekly flights from Dubai to Mumbai and an
overall 184 weekly flights to 10 Indian cities including Mumbai,
Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kochi,
Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode.
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