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Emirates pumps $4.5m into new airport lounge in Rome

ROME, December 22, 2018

Dubai carrier Emirates has opened its new lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport with several key amenities and facilities on a 950 sq m of floor space and can seat 162 customers comfortably.
 
The airline can now enjoy greater levels of comfort and convenience with the opening of the new lounge, the airline said in a statement.
 
All Emirates’ First Class and Business Class customers, as well as Skywards Platinum and Gold members, travelling on the airline’s two flights a day from Rome to Dubai will have complimentary access to the new facility, it stated.
 
It replaces the old lounge and is now located in a more convenient area of the airport terminal, the  statement added.
 
The lounge, which was officially opened on Thursday, is situated in departure Terminal 3, Level 2, close to gates E22-E24.
 
"The new lounge represents an investment of over $4.5 million by Emirates, and is an integral part of our focus to provide our premium and loyal customers with the highest levels of comfort and convenience, not just in the air, but also on the ground," remarked Mohammed Mattar, Emirates’ divisional senior vice president, Airport Services. 
 
The new Rome airport lounge brings to 42 the number of Emirates’ lounges, making it one of the largest airline networks of lounges across the world, and we’ll continue to open new ones and refurbish others," he stated.
 
"It has nearly 950 sq m of floor space and can seats 162 customers comfortably. Emirates Skywards Silver and Skywards Blue customers, can enjoy the lounge with paid access," he added.
 
Amenities and facilities include LED TVs, comfortable leather armchairs, a choice of formal and relaxed seating, a dining area, a prayer room, shower facilities, business centre and bespoke artworks.
 
Customers are also able to enjoy an extensive complimentary hot and cold buffet, including Italian and Roman specialities, seasonal options, and a selection of international wines and beverages. A kids menu is also available, it added.
 
Emirates serves Rome with two flights a day and Milan with three flights a day, while Venice and Bologna are each served with a daily flight.-TradeArabia News Service 



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