Wash­ing­ton Dulles In­ter­na­tional Air­port (IAD) –

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Eti­had Air­ways un­veiled its new pre­mium lounge at Dulles In­ter­na­tional Air­port, in con­junc­tion with the March 31 launch of the car­rier’s daily ser­vice be­tween Abu Dhabi and Wash­ing­ton, DC.

The 5,200-square-foot split-level lounge fea­tures buffet and a la carte din­ing ar­eas; busi­ness ameni­ties in­clud­ing Ap­ple com­put­ers and free WiFi, bath­rooms with shower fa­cil­i­ties, and fam­ily en­ter­tain­ment ar­eas. Lo­cated next to Eti­had’s de­par­ture gate in Ter­mi­nal A, the lounge pro­vides pre­mium pas­sen­gers with di­rect ac­cess to the air­craft.

The lounge forms part of a $50 mil­lion in­vest­ment over the next 12 months to in­crease the num­ber of pre­mium lounges across the Eti­had net­work, in­clud­ing planned open­ings in New ork, Syd­ney and Melbourne. The car­rier cur­rently has rst and busi­ness class lounges in Abu Dhabi, as well as pre­mium lounges in Dublin, Frank­furt, Lon­don, Manch­ester and Paris.

“In cre­at­ing our guest ex­pe­ri­ence we de­rive our in­spi­ra­tion not by look­ing at other air­lines but by bench­mark­ing our­selves against some of the world’s lead­ing ho­tels and restau­rants, said James Ho­gan, Eti­had Air­ways’ pres­i­dent and chief ex­ec­u­tive of cer.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit eti­had.com.

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