Plaza Premium Group announced it is opening in Japan with the launch of Plaza Premium Lounge in 2022 at Chubu Centrair International Airport. The opening is a strategic expansion to the group’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region within its global network of over 250 locations across 70 international airports and 30 countries.
Inaugurated in 2005, Chubu Centrair International Airport is constructed as a new air gateway to the central region of Japan. It is one of the busiest international airports in Japan providing world-class safety, security, and customer service to nearly 13 million visitors from around the world annually. Chubu Centrair International Airport has been recognised by acclaimed international awards over the years, including SKYTRAX’s Best Regional Airport Asia Award for 11 consecutive years since 2011, as well as the SKYTRAX’s The Covid-19 Airport Excellence Awards in 2021 for providing the highest protocols during the pandemic.
“The opening of our first Plaza Premium Lounge in Japan presents very exciting opportunities for Plaza Premium Group as we continue to grow our footprint in the North Asia region,” said Jonathan Song, global business development director of Plaza Premium Group. “Our debut follows the success of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and when the country and the world begin to reopen borders to international travel, we are confident that this exceptionally diverse and fascinating country will be top of mind for many international travelers. Plaza Premium Group ambitions to extend its 360-degree world-class airport hospitality services & facilities including but not limited to Airport Lounge, Airport Meet & Greet, in-Terminal Airport Hotel, Airport Dining and other premium airport services across the Airports in Japan. Nagoya is one of Japan’s most significant economic centres, we are thrilled to be launching their first airport lounge with a potential to serve travelers from various international destinations. We look forward to sharing our award-winning and best-in-class services, facilities, signature hospitality, and philosophy for worry-free, seamless, and comfortable airport experiences with millions of passengers transiting through or departing from Central Japan International Airport, and connect them with other parts of the world.”
Located within the international departure hall, spanning 450 square metres, the new lounge offers a comfortable environment for passengers to relax and unwind before departing for their destinations.