The SkyTeam airline alliance has formally opened its new Exclusive Lounge at Sydney Airport. The alliance says its presence in the Australian market has been growing steadily and now offers over 80 weekly departures from Sydney International Airport operated by China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air and Vietnam Airlines.
It is the third exclusive lounge in SkyTeam’s global network and offers a luxurious and spacious environment to relax pre-flight with sweeping airport views and the iconic ‘green botanical Wall’ adding a breath of fresh air. Key features and amenities include:
• Seating capacity for 140 guests, with electrical outlets available by each seat for personal comfort and ease while charging personal electronic devices.
• Connectivity & Business amenities, with access to WIFI and business area fully equipped with printing facilities.
• Complimentary refreshments -Champagne and Wine bar carefully selected to meet tastes and choices of the guests. In addition to a wide assortment of different foods and beverages.
• Wellness center including showers and four full body massage chairs
• Dedicated TV room
“It is our duty to add value to our members’ businesses and with seven SkyTeam carriers present in Australia; we look to provide enhanced benefits through our customer initiatives such as this new lounge,” said Michael Wisbrun, SkyTeam’s Managing Director at the opening ceremony. “It is a great way to kick off our 15th anniversary year, with a new lounge delivering benefits for customers and synergies for members. We look forward expanding our service of exclusive lounges to Dubai, Beijing and Hong Kong by the end of the year.”
The lounge is available to Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers flying on any of the seven SkyTeam airlines serving the airport. SkyTeam Lounge will be managed by lounge industry leader, Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited on behalf of the alliance.
Left to right: Ms Kerrie Mather, CEO Sydney Airport; Mr Michael Wisbrun, CEO SkyTeam; Mr Song Hoi-See, CEO Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited after the ribbon cutting formally opening the SkyTeam Exclusive Lounge in Sydney.