Airways has announced the opening of its first Premium Lounge outside of the
UAE in Frankfurt
Premium Lounge will cater for up to 50 first and business class passengers, and
will feature gourmet food from around the world and a live kitchen.
Etihad Frankfurt Premium Lounge will be the first of many with Etihad’s second lounge outside of the UAE set
to open at Heathrow’s Terminal 4 when the Etihad relocate there in September
Etihad Airways Full media release can be read below:
Airways, the national airline of the
its first one outside the UAE.
located opposite the gates most commonly used by Etihad for the departure of
its flights, the 275 square metre lounge can cater for up to 50 premium
passengers in a world-class setting.
luxurious lounge opens three hours prior to the departure of Etihad Airways
flights, giving passengers an ideal opportunity to relax in style and soak up a
whole range of services and facilities.
Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ chief commercial officer, said: “This is
a significant milestone in Etihad’s development and we are proud to be opening
up this new lounge in
demonstrates another step forward in our commitment to deliver products and
services which are of the highest possible standards.
new facility offers a luxurious lounge area in a truly superb environment that
will provide Etihad’s premium customers with a range of entertainment options
if they want them, or plenty of other ways to simply sit back and enjoy some
relaxation prior to boarding their flight.”
are offered five-star dining facilities in the lounge with a selection of foods
from around the world all provided in the ‘live’ kitchen.
timber panelled business centre provides individual workstations and privacy
for those with laptops. A free of charge telephone can be utilised as well,
offering free calls within the greater
features include a prayer room, a relaxing seating area with Italian leather
chairs to enjoy, and there are luxurious bathroom and shower facilities for
customers to freshen up in prior to departure.
Airways provides a complimentary limousine service for its first and business
class passengers flying into and out of
of the premium lounge in
successful opening earlier this year of Etihad’s new passenger facilities and
premium lounges at Terminal 3.
represents Etihad’s first new premium lounge outside of its home base
followed by others, including Terminal 4 at London Heathrow where Etihad will
move to at the end of September 2009.
“The opening of the new
marks the beginning of a gradual roll out of Etihad lounges across the
airline’s network which will all offer the same high quality look and feel. It
also creates a consistent end-to-end travel experience for our premium
customers, on the ground and in the air.”