February 12 2024  |  Airline & Terminal News

Emirates Lounge reopens at Brisbane Airport

By PAX Magazine Staff

Emirates Lounge reopens at BNE

Emirates has opened its refreshed Emirates Lounge at Brisbane Airport (BNE), welcoming First and Business Class travellers from February 3. The lounge is also open to eligible Skywards Members.

The newly renovated lounge reopens with a modern design and furnishings centering Middle Eastern influences. The lounge spans 1108 square meters and can accommodate up to 183 travellers at a time. The enhanced First Class facilities in the BNE Emirates Lounge include shower facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, a prayer room and a refreshed dining area. Passengers can board their flights directly from the lounge.

Food and beverage options in the reopened facility include a buffet of local, Middle Eastern, Oriental and European dishes. Examples on offer include Salmon Blinis, Vegetable Jalfrezi and Chicken Stroganoff. Dessert offerings include Vanilla Bean Pannacotta and Lemon Meringue Tart.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming customers to our newly renovated Emirates Lounge at Brisbane Airport. Since we began operations in Brisbane over 20 years ago, we have been dedicated to serving Queenslanders and supporting the demand for overseas travel and tourism,” said Barry Brown, Divisional Vice President Australasia, Emirates.

“Refreshing the lounge at Brisbane Airport is part of Emirates’ commitment to offering a collection of exceptional airport lounges that extend our world-class inflight experience to the ground and will allow passengers from Brisbane to start their journey feeling relaxed, and ready to enjoy their flight,” he added.

“Brisbane Airport is thrilled to see the re-opening of the Emirates Lounge, a world-class facility that seamlessly connects travellers to the upper deck of the A380 while significantly enhancing premium lounge capacity in Brisbane,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane Airport. “This renovation coincides with Brisbane Airport's $5 billion transformation, encompassing upgrades to the Domestic and International Terminals, as well as the planning for Terminal 3, reinforcing our commitment to meet the needs of Queensland's growing population, and global interest as a favoured destination.”

The Emirates Lounge in Brisbane is located on Level 4 of the International Terminal. It is one of four Emirates lounges in Australia with the airline operating 30 lounges across its global network.

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