The US$8 billion investment by British Airways’ into customer offerings, will witness its refreshed lounge at Dubai International Airport Terminal 1 is now complete.
The Lounge has a modern yet comfortable feel complemented by ambient lighting. There is also a new menu and improved food and beverage facilities.
Paolo De Renzis, regional commercial manager, Middle East said: “The update to our Lounge at Dubai International Airport is just one of the many enhancements that our Middle Eastern customers will start to see as a result of our investment for customers.”
Over the next five years British Airways’ investment will result in smarter cabins, elegant lounges, and new technologies. The airline will also be refurbishing some of its long-haul Boeing 767 aircraft, and has taken delivery of six brand new Boeing 777-300 aircraft that feature new cabins in First, Club World (business class), World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and World Traveller (economy).
As a part of the airline’s US$161.4 million investment into First, over 70% of the airline’s 747/777 long haul fleet has now been fitted with new First cabins. British Airways’ 747 and 777 aircraft operate on the majority of the airline’s Middle Eastern routes.