UAE – Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded the Midfield Terminal’s lounge construction and management contract to a joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions.
The contract brings on board NAS’ regional operational experience and Airport Dimensions’ expertise in managing passenger’s needs at international airports.
Spanning over 3,500 square meters, the new lounge will allow customers to enjoy premium lounge services, in line with Abu Dhabi Airports’ renowned Arabian hospitality and seamless and comfortable passenger experience, NAS said in a statement.
The lounge will be located at the heart of the new Midfield Terminal, offering access to independent travelers, regardless of the airline they are traveling with or the class of their ticket.
It will be accessible to passengers who are departing or transiting through Abu Dhabi International Airport, forming a significant part of the airport’s world-class facilities.
“Our partnership with NAS and Airport Dimensions represents an exciting development for the future passengers of the Midfield Terminal, as the new lounge will provide an unparalleled customer experience for those travelling through Abu Dhabi International Airport,” said Bryan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports
“I offer my congratulations to both NAS and Airport Dimensions; and look forward to working with both companies as we prepare the Midfield Terminal to receive passengers from across the globe,” concluded Thompson.
Airport Dimensions manages lounges at some of the world’s busiest airports, including London Heathrow and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
The contract to develop and operate the new lounge represents Airport Dimensions’ first project in the MENA region and will be an addition to its global portfolio of 22 lounges.
NAS currently operates 40 lounges across Africa, Middle East and Asia, including the VIP Terminal with meet and assist services at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.