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New premium lounge opens at Budapest Airport

Tourism

Image by Róbert Baranyi/Budapest Airport

The Plaza Premium Group’s 40-seat, 107 sqm lounge has opened in the SkyCourt, offering high-quality services including special magazines, on-screen entertainment, and Hungarian specialties alongside an international gastronomic offering for passengers at Ferenc Liszt International Airport, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

Plaza Premium is the first international company specializing in lounge operation to start operations at the airport. The company won the Skytrax award for the world’s best independent airport lounge for the fifth year in a row in 2021. This is the eighth lounge to open for passengers at Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

“The opening of our first Plaza Premium Lounge at Budapest Airport presents very exciting opportunities for the Plaza Premium Group, as we continue to grow our footprint in Europe. Confidence is building, passenger numbers are regaining impressive growth, and the Plaza Premium Group’s ambitions to extend its 360-degree, world-class airport hospitality services and facilities in Europe are on track. 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,” shares Okan Kufeci, regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa, management, Plaza Premium Group.

Chris Dinsdale, the CEO of Budapest Airport comments, “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,” he adds.

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