Emirates opens Zurich lounge

23 Oct 2008 by Mark Caswell

Emirates has
opened an executive lounge at Zurich airport, with facilities including free
internet access, showers and a separate dining area.

The 741-sqm
lounge is located by gate E53, and has leather seating for 99 guests, as well
as a business centre and dining area with on-site chefs offering hot and cold

Other facilities
include a 52-inch flatscreen TV, a massage chair, men’s and women’s showers
with Timeless Spa accessories, coffee machines and full bar service, and free wired
and wifi internet access. The lounge enjoys views of the Alps, while inside
there is ambient lighting, a water feature and gold-plated Rolex wall clocks.

It’s Emirates’ 21st lounge worldwide, with other
recent openings including the facility at Brisbane International airport (see
online news April 5). The Emirates Lounge is available to its first and business class
passengers, and Gold members of the carrier’s Skywards loyalty scheme.

Emirates currently
flies twice-daily from Zurich to Dubai, with flights departing the Swiss city at 1535 and
2215, arriving into Dubai
at 2355 and 0625 (the next day) respectively.

For more information

Report by Mark Caswell

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