HELSINKI - Plaza Premium Group, a pioneer in global airport hospitality, announced the opening of the second Plaza Premium Lounge at Helsinki Airport. This exciting new addition strengthens the Group’s strategic presence in Finland and increases its foothold across the rest of Europe. Current location at Helsinki Airport is at non-Schengen area, near to gate 40.
Located within the landside area in the new Terminal 2, spanning 731 square metres and offering seating for 135 guests, Plaza Premium Lounge Helsinki offers a unique environment for passengers to enjoy exclusive and distinctive services at Helsinki Airport. Guests can enjoy a Finnish sauna for the ultimate relaxation experience, the only one available for all travellers at the airport as well as a full ‘Wellness Centre’ including hair salon, beauty treatments and massage facilities. Private meeting and sleeping pods are available for passengers who require their own dedicated space to work and rest at the airport.
The lounge also caters for ALLWAYS Meet & Assist service, VIP guests and has a private elevator installed in the lounge allowing passengers fast track access where they can continue through the Premium security lane towards the destination gate. Helsinki Airport is the largest airport in Finland and the major international gateway to Helsinki. The airport offers fast and smooth connections to Asia and is Northern Europe's leading transit airport. As part of the development programme by the Finnish airport operator Finavia, the airport will have the capacity to serve 30 million passengers annually. The goal of Finavia’s investment programme is to develop services and customer experience and strengthen the competitive position of Helsinki Airport as a significant European airport. The new Terminal 2 expansion has recently opened to passengers on 1st of December.
ALLWAYS Meet & Assist service is dedicated to delivering the perfect tailor-made airport experience for each for our guest whether on arrival, departure or transit. From baggage handling and lounge stays to porter service to offer a seamless service at every point in the airport. “We are excited to open our second Plaza Premium Lounge in Helsinki, and continue to grow our footprint in Finland and Europe. Travel has been reviving, we observe the increasing demands in travel in the region. We are glad to extend our award-winning services and expertise, to further extend 360- degree world-class airport hospitality services & facilities in Europe. We look forward to delivering our best-in-class signature hospitality at Helsinki Airport. Our team in Helsinki is ready to welcome global travellers this year.” shares Mr. Okan Kufeci, Regional General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
In addition, to ensure a seamless lounge experience to guests, a wide range of digitalised dining services are provided, such as Smart Order, a contactless food ordering system accessible via smart mobile devices. Guests choose from a wide range of breakfast and dining delights including Asian, European, Continental and international choices available in the lounge.
The lounge follows Plaza Premium Lounge’s "We Care For Your Wellbeing" programme with zoning to facilitate privacy and social distancing, comfortable seating and dining areas.