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SWISS opens new Zurich First Class Lounge and unveils new chauffeur service for its inbound First Class guests

March 5, 2018 Airport No Comments Email Email

The new SWISS First Lounge A at Zurich Airport will open its doors on Monday 5 March. The 650-square-metre lounge features check-in facilities, its own security checkpoint, an à la carte restaurant and a barista bar serving a wide range of Swiss grappas and further fruit brandies. SWISS will also be introducing an exclusive new chauffeur service in Zurich this summer for its inbound First Class guests.

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will be offering its First Class travellers and HON Circle Members of the Lufthansa Group an exclusive new SWISS First Lounge in Zurich Airport’s Terminal A from next Monday (5 March) onwards. The new lounge, which is accessible via an escalator from the Terminal A departure concourse, enables guests to check in simply and conveniently at the welcome desk, hand in their registered baggage and then pass through a dedicated security checkpoint. Travellers departing in winter for warmer climes can also deposit their coat free of charge in a lockable wardrobe facility.

A wide range of work and rest options

The new 650-square-metre lounge has been designed in the style of the existing SWISS First Lounge in the airport’s Terminal E, and offers lounge suites, a lounge club with inviting leather sofas, a business zone and a meeting room with a view of the apron area. Further facilities include a relaxation room with two loungers, and a smokers’ lounge with its own outside section and a choice of fine whiskies. With its bright oiled-oak parquet floor, its Jura limestone walls and its elegant furnishings by Swiss designers such as Vitra and de Sede, the new lounge exudes an ambience of refined exclusivity.

Culinary variety and an extensive barista bar with Swiss products

The centrepiece of the new SWISS First Lounge A is its extensive barista bar, at which guests can sample various speciality coffees and choose from over 100 Swiss grappas and further fruit brandies. On the culinary front, the new lounge offers both an à la carte restaurant and a front cooking option. So every guest is free to decide whether they wish to be served their food and drinks or prefer to help themselves.

The new SWISS First Lounge A is primarily intended for guests who wish to enjoy their time at the airport before their short-haul flight. Travellers to long-haul destinations will be taken directly by limousine from Lounge A to the SWISS First Lounge in Terminal E, which is the departure point for long-haul flights. The new SWISS First Lounge A is available to all SWISS First Class guests and HON Circle Members of the Lufthansa Group. The lounge will be open daily from 05:30 to 22:30.

An exclusive chauffeur service for SWISS First customers arriving in Zurich

SWISS will also be offering an exclusive new service this summer to its First Class customers arriving in Terminal E, in Terminal B or at a remote aircraft stand. The new chauffeur service will collect the customer from the aircraft door and take them directly to the relevant passport or security control in Terminal A or B.

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