- Chidozie Uzoezie
Star Alliance Opens New Lounge at Rome Fiumicino Airport
Star Alliance customers travelling from Rome, Italy can look forward to a new premium lounge experience at Rome Fiumicino Airport.
The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers and Star Alliance Gold Card holders as of June 29th onwards.
Located on the upper level of Boarding Zone D in Terminal 3, the lounge provides easy access to the departure gates for Alliance member carrier flights to European destinations in the Schengen Zone.
All Star Alliance branded lounges are designed to provide a unique local experience. In Rome, Italian designer furniture gives an elegant, modern and fashionable look, along with functional spaces to work, relax or socialise in.
This goes hand in hand with an exciting Italian inspired culinary experience, ranging from a staffed bar and barista coffee station, to made to order signature dishes.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the lounge, with a mix of standard and USB power outlets ensuring that customers can recharge their electronic devices.
A private space for making phone calls is also available. The lounge can accommodate around 130 guests and will open daily from 05:15 to 21:15.
At Fiumicino, Star Alliance has cooperated with Aviapartner and Aeroporti di Roma to refurbish an existing lounge space, creating the first dedicated alliance lounge at the airport.
In total 17 Star Alliance member carriers serve Rome, providing non-stop service to 25 destinations in 20 countries.
Star Alliance offers First or Business Class passengers on any of its 28 member carriers or those holding Star Alliance Gold status access to more than 1,000 lounges across the global network.
To further enhance its offer, Star Alliance is developing a new lounge in Amsterdam. Set to open in early 2019, it will feature unique design and include many contemporary Dutch design icons.
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller.
Star Alliance member airlines include Air Canada, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Turkish Airlines, United etc.
Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,800 daily flights to 1,317 airports in 193 countries.