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Emirates Opens 35th Dedicated Lounge With Addition Of Milan


News Release, 6 March 2013

Emirates Opens 35th Dedicated Lounge With Addition Of Milan


Emirates has celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class passengers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards at Milan’s Malpensa Airport.

Following closely on the opening of the Emirates First Class and Business Class lounges in Concourse A–Dubai Airport, the world’s first dedicated A380 terminal, the Emirates Lounge at Milan Malpensa Airport is the first international lounge to feature the airline’s contemporary new interior design.

A €2.48 million investment, it is the largest dedicated lounge at the Milan Malpensa Airport. The interior design provides a seamless transition to the elegant environment of a First Class or Business Class on-board suite, with a colour palette reflecting the neutral, earthy tones that customers have come to associate with the Emirates brand.

Emirates, which operates a 220-seat lounge at Auckland Airport, currently serves Italy with 49 weekly flights, including three daily flights to Milan, two daily flights to Rome and two daily flights to Venice All four daily Emirates flights from New Zealand provide direct connections at Dubai with the flights to Italy.

Located in the third satellite area of Milan Malpensa Airport, the new Emirates Lounge offers seating for 158 customers covering an indoor area of 929 square metres. The fresh design has the same attention to detail as the other Emirates’ lounges throughout the world, where guests can enjoy an array of luxurious facilities and amenities that include LED TVs, comfortable leather armchairs, a choice of formal and relaxed seating, a quiet area, a dining area, shower facilities, business centre, water feature and bespoke artworks.

First Class and Business Class passengers can also take advantage of an exclusive private chauffeur drive service from Milan Malpensa Airport, a service that has been extended up to 100 km from the airport (it was previously 60 km) in order to guarantee maximum comfort to customers.

The Emirates Lounge:

• Can be availed by Emirates First Class and Business Class passengers as well as Emirates Skywards Platinum and Emirates Skywards Gold members
• Offers guests an extensive open buffet of gourmet dishes from both Italy and around the world, as well as a complimentary full-bar service including premium wine, spirits and champagne
• Offers services including; a fully equipped business centre with Wi-Fi connection, TV and reading areas, shower facilities and a prayer room
• Offers seating for 158 customers with an area of 929 square metres with runway views.
• Furnished with Italian marble floors, gold Rolex clocks, 158 leather armchairs and mahogany furniture, in line with the worldwide Emirates quality standards.
• With the opening of the new lounge in Milan, Emirates now operates 35 dedicated lounges around its six-continent network including lounges in Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Birmingham, Brisbane, six lounges in Dubai, Colombo, Delhi, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Munich, Melbourne, Mumbai, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Perth, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Shanghai and Zurich.

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