Emirates Opens First Dedicated Airport Lounge in Cairo
A Monitor Report 19 Jul, 2018  |
Dubai: Emirates unveiled its 42nd dedicated lounge across its global network at Cairo International Airport (CAI) last week. The lounge is now open to Emirates First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Skywards, the airline’s loyalty programme.
Emirates Lounge in Cairo represents a US$ 3.6 million investment to provide premium customers with a seamless and enjoyable journey. Located at Departure Terminal 2, Level 2 The Lounge offers seating for up to 152 customers, covering an area of 880sq.m.
The lounge was formally opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Eng. Ahmed Youssef, Chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board; Mohammed H Mattar, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President - Emirates Airport Services; Thani Al Ansari, Country Manager, Egypt, Emirates.
“Cairo is our first destination in North Africa with an Emirates Lounge – and it underscores our relentless efforts to enhance the travel experience that we offer to customers not online in the air, but on the ground. We are committed to the highest standards of quality in every aspect of our business and the new Emirates Lounge is a testament to that,” said Mohammed Mattar – Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Airport Services.
The lounge provides premium passengers with a relaxing ambiance, luxurious facilities and amenities, LED TVs, comfortable leather armchairs, a choice of formal and relaxed seating, bespoke artwork, and separate male and female prayer rooms. A range of luxury spa products are also available in the lounge from Irish brand VOYA.
It also features a dedicated dining area, an extensive menu of complimentary hot and cold gourmet buffet, including local and international dishes and an extensive beverage service. Customers can also enjoy shower facilities, a fully equipped business centre with state of the art touch screen workstations along with complimentary Wi-Fi service within the lounge.
Emirates currently operates three daily flights between Cairo and Dubai with its popular Boeing 777 aircraft.