In line with the restoration of the Emirates network and increased travel demand, passengers traveling in premium cabins as well as Skywards members of certain membership levels will have access to more than 120 lounges by February.
Emirates, which has resumed operations in more than 90% of its pre-pandemic network, currently serves more than 120 destinations worldwide through its hub in Dubai. Customers traveling in First and Business Class will be able to complete their travel experience with Emirates’ exclusive premium lounge service at over 20 airports in its network, including popular destinations in Europe, Africa, the United States and in Asia.
By the end of December, Emirates lounges at many UK airports will have reopened for customers to immerse themselves in the premium pre-flight experience, including at London Heathrow, Birmingham and Manchester, while lounges at London Gatwick and Glasgow will welcome customers in January 2022.
In Europe, the Emirates lounges in Germany, namely Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Düsseldorf, in addition to the lounges in Milan and Rome, have already reopened for passengers to enjoy their premium facilities, while the lounge in Paris is expected to open. later this month.
In the United States, travelers on Emirates flights can access the premium lounge experience at Los Angeles International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport as well as New York JFK, with the Emirates Lounge from San Francisco to restart services in February 2022.
An additional Emirates lounge, for passengers passing through Cairo, resumed operations earlier, while premium class customers and eligible Skywards members will soon be able to relax and dine at its lounges in Colombo and Bangkok before flights.
At Emirates’ exclusive Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport, Emirates premium class customers and eligible Skywards members can also enjoy the airline’s premium lounge service at five of its dedicated lounges, which are now fully operational.
In Hall B of Terminal 3, Emirates’ First Class Lounge, offering a private lounge experience for customers traveling in First Class, as well as its Business Class Lounge, have reopened with full service offerings. Customers traveling in Business Class in addition to Skywards Platinum and Gold members can expect to enjoy a gourmet dinner with premium drinks up to four hours before flight departure or use the free wi-fi to catch up their emails, browse the Internet or keep in touch with family and friends. The new menus also include vegan, vegetarian and healthier options to meet passenger preferences.
Emirates’ First Class and Business Class Lounges in Hall A have also resumed operations in the East Wing, and in the West Wing, the First Class and Business Class Lounges are slated to reopen for customers in the weeks to come. Additionally, plans are underway to ensure that two lounges in Hall C are fully operational by early next year to provide an even more rewarding experience.
Emirates First Class passengers and Platinum Skywards members can enjoy complimentary access for the first passenger and up to three additional guests, including one adult and two children under 17, in airline lounges. Before flights, Hall A passengers can savor the unique flavors of gourmet dishes prepared by chefs in the open kitchens, have a drink at the Cigar Bar or be guided by expert sommeliers on the best vintages to savor, at the Cellar. at Vin Le Clos. The lounges also have spa and shower services, an area dedicated to duty-free shops in First Class and a Duty-Free Concierge service in Business Class. Customers benefiting from the lounges will also have direct access to the boarding gates of the airline’s dedicated A380 hub.