Plaza Premium Lounge said it has opened a new lounge at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Hungary. The move is being called a strategic expansion to the group’s presence in Europe within its global network of over 250 locations across 70 international airports in 30 countries.
Plaza Premium Lounge Budapest is located in the SkyCourt and spans 107 square meters. The unique environment offers 40 spacious seats where both business and leisure travellers can comfortably enjoy exclusive and distinctive Plaza Premium service when waiting to depart from or transit through Budapest airport. A wide range of services will be available at the lounge: in addition to free high-speed Wi-Fi, Plaza Premium Lounge will offer its popular food offerings currently served in many lounges around the world, alongside typical Hungarian cuisine as well.
Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport is continuously expanding its route network; at the end of 2019, 153 destinations in 49 countries were accessible with a record 16.2 million passengers. The airport has also been recognised by Skytrax for eight consecutive years from 2014 to 2021 and has emerged as a leader, becoming the fastest developing airport in the region. Together with its airline partners, it is a key contributor to the development of tourism in Hungary and Budapest.
“The opening of our first Plaza Premium Lounge in Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport presents very exciting opportunities for Plaza Premium Group as we continue to grow our footprint in Europe,” said Okan Kufeci, regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Confidence is building, passenger numbers are regaining impressive growth, and Plaza Premium Group’s ambitions to extend its 360-degree world-class airport hospitality services & facilities in Europe are on track especially during the travel revival. Joining hands with Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport we look forward to delivering our award-winning, best-in-class signature hospitality including Airport Lounge, Airport Meet & Greet, in-Terminal Airport Hotel, Airport Dining, and other premium airport services across more Airports in Europe in the months to follow.”
Chris Dinsdale, CEO of Budapest Airport, said “We are working hard every day to make Ferenc Liszt International Airport a worthy gateway to the country for passengers arriving in and departing from Hungary. In recent years, together with our airline partners, we have become a key player in the development of tourism in Hungary and Budapest, and our primary goal is to maintain and strengthen this role, by continuously improving the quality of our services and the satisfaction of our passengers. One of the important steps in this is the opening of the Plaza Premium Group’s lounge, where every guest can find their preferred form of relaxation among the premium services, and can have a pleasant time waiting at the airport.”