Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15
HUNGARY. The refurbished lounges at Terminal 2B and the General Aviation Terminal cater to premium airline cardholders and VIP travellers.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14
HUNGARY. MasterCard has opened a new lounge for premium MasterCard holders in Hungary, which is nearly +50% larger than the previous one it opened in 2011.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14
UK. Airport services company Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited opens Heathrow’s first independently operated Arrivals Lounge at T2 this week.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14
INDIA.The 30,000sq ft GVK Lounge, the first common-user facility in the world to be used just by premium passengers, opened at the airport this week.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14
UAE. Plaza Premium Lounge has unveiled the newly renovated Al Reem Lounge – redesigned with local touches – at Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal 1.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14
INDIA. The leading passenger lounge operator has opened a hotel offering hourly rates for transfer passengers in the airport’s domestic terminal.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/14
USA. A series of 11 tenders will cover areas including speciality retail and food & beverage as well as a common-use passenger lounge.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/14
USA. As fast-growing airport wellness brand XpresSpa opens its 50th airport outlet, Chairman Moreton Binn talks about about the company's ambitions.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/14
UK. London Heathrow Airport has announced the opening of what it says is the world’s first Personal Shopping Lounge in an airport, at its new Terminal 2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14
INTERNATIONAL. In an opinion piece written for The Moodie Report, former senior Fraport Group executive Jan Laufs outlines his views on the major non-aeronautical opportunities for airports.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/14
QATAR. The new Al Mourjan Business Lounge, at 10,000sq m one of the largest in the world, opens at Hamad International Airport for Qatar Airways passengers.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/14
UK. Plaza Premium Lounge launches its first European operation at London Heathrow Terminal 2 this week, with two more outlets to follow at the UK hub.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/07/14
CHINA (MACAU). The new lounge at Macau International Airport offers a resting area, complimentary Wi-Fi, a range of food options and a meet-and-greet service.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14
UK. No.1 Traveller has created a new take on airport lounges with the launch of My Lounge, offering a games room for kids, study area and free Wi-Fi facilities.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/05/14
CANADA. The pay-per-use lounge operator continues its rapid expansion with its twelfth airport lounge in Canada, open later this year, offering access from C$40.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/14
Plaza Premium Lounge is making its first foray into Europe with the opening of a new lounge in London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2 on 4 June.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14
GERMANY. The 220sq m recreation area in the airport’s Terminal 2 Level G is free of charge for all passengers and has 34 reclining seats and 20 business stations.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14
INTERNATIONAL. Singapore Changi repeats last year's success at Skytrax's World Airport Awards, being named the world's top airport. Read on for full results.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/14
Plaza Premium Lounge has extended its Indian network with two new pay-in lounges at Kempegowda Airport's International and Domestic Departure terminals.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14
USA. The airport has opened 122 out of 152 new concessions after launching its redevelopment in 2011, with the rest set to open by the end of the year.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14
INTERNATIONAL. The agreement creates a combined network of 146 private jet terminals that brands can engage with via a single point of contact.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14
CANADA. Plaza Premium Lounge has reopened its revamped flagship lounge at Vancouver International Airport, hailed as the largest pay-per-use lounge in Canada.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/14
UAE. Abu Dhabi Airports calls on retailers and brand owners to “tear up the blue prints” and create a ‘wow’ factor' for travellers at the Midfield Terminal Building.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/01/14
INDIA. Bangalore International Airport Ltd boosts its consumer offer with a series of new concepts, including porter and 'meet and assist' services.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/13
UAE. Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited will renovate, manage and operate Abu Dhabi International Airport’s hotel and lounges in terminals 1 and 2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/13
THAILAND/INTERNATIONAL. L’Oréal Group Travel Retail is the latest major industry company to become a Platinum Partner of The Trinity Forum, following Mondelez World Travel Retail's recent pledge of support for the event, which will be hosted by King Power International Group of Companies in Bangkok from 26-28 February 2014.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/13
HONG KONG. Plaza Premium Lounge marked the opening of its flagship facility at Hong Kong Airport yesterday with a cocktail reception and opening ceremony.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/13
HONG KONG. The 24-hour flagship, centrally located in HKIA’s West Hall and measuring 15,000sq ft, is hailed as the largest pay-in lounge in Asia.
Source: ©The Moodie Report China* - 01/11/13
CHINA. The opportunity at the Hainan Island airport includes a 215sq m duty paid store, 1,900sq m of F&B space and a 160sq m bar.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/13
INTERNATIONAL. The website has a more contemporary feel and features a new booking system for the network of more than 110 lounges.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/13
HONG KONG. Plaza Premium Lounge has revealed the first images of its new flagship pay-in lounge at Hong Kong International, which opens next month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13
UK. Plaza Premium Lounge is to make its debut in Europe with a pay-in lounge at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2, which is scheduled to open in June 2014.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/09/13
INDIA. Plaza Premium Lounge is to make its debut at Bengaluru International Airport, with two pay-in-lounges in Departures plus a day hotel at the location.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/13
USA. The spectacular new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport opened to passengers yesterday. UPDATED STORY.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/13
SINGAPORE. Wellness Spa offers a range of spa treatments using certified organic products by premium organic skincare brand Jasmin Aromatique.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/13
HONG KONG. The company is looking to expand into new airports and open more lounges at existing hubs as it targets 50 new locations by 2015.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/13
UAE. Abu Dhabi Airports Company is set to open Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new VIP Terminal in Q4 of this year, run by National Aviation Services.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/08/13
HONG KONG. Plaza Premium's new flagship lounge at Hong Kong International presents new design, more interactive services and extra facilities.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/13
UK. Northern Ireland’s busiest airport is using the Chauntry Parkspace system to sell car park spaces, lounge entry and priority security access.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/05/13
SCOTLAND. Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Europe has opened The Glenlivet Whisky Bar and Snug at the British Airways Executive Lounge at Glasgow Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/05/13
MALAYSIA. Plaza Premium opens a second pay-in lounge at Penang Airport’s International Departure Hall; it already has one in the Domestic Hall.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/13
GERMANY. The new facility offers parents the chance to explore the airport while their children are looked after and entertained.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/04/13
MALAYSIA. Plaza Premium has opened its first lounge at Kuching International Airport, located in the Domestic Terminal directly after security.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/13
BRAZIL. Inframérica is entering negotiations for over 50 new retail and F&B outlets at Brasilia Airport to open before the FIFA World Cup in June 2014.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/13
The new pay-in lounge at the Sabah state capital's airport joins six other facilities operated by Plaza Premium Lounge across Malaysia.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/13
SOUTH KOREA. The new facility joins 14 SilverKris Lounges around the world open to the airline’s PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite Gold members.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/13
UAE. Abu Dhabi Airports Company and gategroup have opened an Executive Gourmet catering facility at Al Bateen Executive Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/13
UK. The airline looks to boost passengers' inflight retail and entertainment experience with the first in a series of collaborations with famous artists.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/12/12
CANADA. Plaza Premium Lounge has expanded its network in Canada with the opening of a pay-in lounge at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/12
Canada. Plaza Premium seeking to provide travellers with a “warming and welcoming ambience” at latest Edmonton lounge.