Turkish Airlines Press Release - Business
Istanbul, September 4th 2013
Turkish Airlines will open its "Lounge" for
Business Class passengers, available after international arrivals in
Turkish Airlines continues to enhance the travel experience for its
international Business Class passengers. Turkish Airlines inaugurated
its new "Istanbul Arrival Lounge" in a ceremony, designed to provide a
space where inbound guests may refresh themselves before exiting the
Ataturk Airport. This is the most recent innovation directed at making
Business Class travel on Turkish Airlines a uniquely pleasurable
The lounge, which is 250m2, has a capacity of 38 seats and provides a
comfortable ambience for passengers to relax and refresh after their
The Lounge offers passengers shower
facilities, areas for changing clothes and staff dedicated to ironing
clothing items if desired. There are also delicious treats prepared by
Turkish DO & CO—all designed to ready passengers for the tasks that
await them upon leaving the airport. This service is especially valuable
to guests arriving in the early morning when hotel rooms are generally
not yet available for check-in.
Also available are daily local and foreign newspapers and magazines, a
full wireless internet connection, media walls and charging points for
passengers’ electronic devices.
The lounge will be open every day to receive arriving passengers from
05:00 - 12:30 (local time) and will be closed each day at 13:00 (local
Important details for using the Istanbul
Only Business Class passengers and
Economy or Comfort Class passengers
having Elite Plus membership will be able to use the lounge on
Istanbul following their international flights.
Star Gold members and other Miles &
Smiles members--except Elite Plus
members—will not be eligible to use the Lounge. Additionally,
passengers will not be permitted to bring guests.