By Zahra Al-Kateb
The impressive space offers seating for 134 guests and features stylish design elements inspired by the airlines branding, as well as boasting an impressive 1,044m².
Open 24 hours a day, the Premium Lounge is sure to keep passengers busy by catering to the diverse needs of business and leisure travelers. Guests can enjoy comfortable armchairs, a dedicated dining area, state of the art business amenities, complimentary Wi-Fi, USB power outlets, bathrooms with shower facilities and play areas for children.
The Premium Lounge will also treat guests to signature food and beverage services with a choice of restaurant style dining and buffet, complemented by an extensive selection of beverages.
As well as this, the lounge also boasts the renowned Six Senses Spa which promotes travel health and wellbeing and has been completely refurbished. Guests are invited to use the spa prior to boarding the flight and can enjoy a refreshing complimentary 15-minute spa session, with an array of other treatments available by appointment.
Shane O’Hare, Etihad Airways’ Senior Vice President Marketing, said: “This upgraded lounge embodies the contemporary design, attention to detail and customer focus synonymous with Etihad Airways. Our guests travelling from and transiting through Abu Dhabi Terminal 3, and now Terminal 1, will start their journey with a superior lounge experience in a stylish and well equipped environment where they can relax and re-charge.”
The Terminal 1 Premium Lounge is available to Etihad Airways First and Business Class guests, qualifying Platinum Etihad Guest members and the equivalent tier loyalty program members of Etihad Airways Partner airlines flying from Abu Dhabi.