Emirates opens new lounge at FCO
Emirates’ last week opened its new 950-square-meter lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport.
Emirates serves Rome with two flights a day and Milan with three flights a day, while Venice and Bologna are each served with a daily flight.
All Emirates’ First Class and Business Class passengers, as well as Skywards Platinum and Gold members, traveling on the airline’s two flights a day from Rome to Dubai will have complimentary access to the new facility, which holds 162 people.
The lounge officially opened December 20. It is in departure Terminal 3, Level 2, close to gates E22-E24. Its new location offers views over the runway and a direct boarding facility onto the aircraft. Emirates Skywards Silver and Skywards Blue members, can use the lounge with paid access.
Built to the latest interior design standards for Emirates lounges worldwide, it has a contemporary design and a fresh look and feel, featuring amenities and facilities which include LED TVs, leather armchairs, a choice of formal and relaxed seating. There is a dining area, a prayer room, shower facilities, business center and bespoke artworks. Passengers are also able to enjoy a complimentary hot and cold buffet, including a variety Italian and Roman specialities, seasonal options, and a fine selection of international wines and beverages. A children's menu is also available.
The new lounge represents an investment of more than $4.5 million by Emirates. The new Rome airport lounge brings to 42 the number of Emirates’ lounges. It also has the airline’s complimentary chauffeur drive service in Rome for First and Business Class and dedicated check-in counters.