Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) –
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.
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