Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Al Dhabi Lounge has been voted the best airport lounge in Africa and the Middle East in 2013 by customers of the world’s largest independent airport lounge access programme – Priority Pass.
Al Dhabi lounge was rated the premier of all lounges in the Africa and Middle East region, placing it among the top nine award winning lounges for regional and specialist excellence.
Mohammed Al Bulooki, Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), said:
“This award is an accolade for the continuous efforts of the entire team at Abu Dhabi International Airport to provide the highest level of services to all passengers. Al Dhabi Lounge has yet again proven its quality of services ensuring passengers experience an enjoyable and satisfying visit.”
“Al Dhabi Lounge, one of the busiest in the airport, mixes a tranquil atmosphere with Arabian hospitality and leaves those who pass through it with a positive and memorable experience.”
In 2012, Al Dhabi Lounge was also awarded a “Highly Commended” award from Priority Pass.
Priority Pass provides its members with lounge access to over 600 lounges in 300 cities worldwide. With around 60,000 votes, the Priority Pass Lounge of the Year awards are designed to recognize those lounges in the priority pass program which deliver exceptional lounge experience as voted by the members. Voting is conducted by frequent travellers with extensive experience of airport lounges who vote accordingly on the Priority Pass website.
Al Dhabi Lounge at Terminal 1 is accessible to travellers flying First or Business Class, offering a spacious and modern facility that provides work areas, exclusive seating areas, a children’s playground, private shower suites and luggage storage areas. Al Dhabi Lounge has designed special menus with a wide selection of food and drink buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner, ideal for transiting passengers.
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About Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC)
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) is a public joint-stock company wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government. It was incorporated by Amiri Decree number 5, issued on 4 March 2006, to spearhead the development of the Emirate's aviation infrastructure. In September 2006, ADAC assumed responsibility for the operation and management of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain International Airports. In 2008, ADAC added Al Bateen Executive Airport (an exclusive private aviation airport), and Sir Bani Yas and Delma Island Airports to its portfolio. These airports are geared to serve the various segments of air travelers, the aviation marketplace, and will help contribute to Abu Dhabi’s development as a destination for both business and leisure tourism.
Currently under way is the multi-billion dollar re-development and expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport designed to increase the overall capacity of the airport to more than 40 million passengers per year. As part of this redevelopment, a second runway and a third terminal have been completed.