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Turkish Airlines Opens First Lounge in the U.S.

October 5, 2016 Airport No Comments Email Email

Turkish Airlines, which was recently named “Best Airline of Europe” for the sixth consecutive year by Skytrax*, celebrated the official opening of its prestigious first lounge in the U.S., the Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington D.C., at Dulles International Airport (IAD) on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

The new 5,000 square foot lounge seats 120 guests and features amenities that cater to the needs of business and leisure travelers, which include:

  • Food and beverage buffet
  • Shower and bathroom facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business Corner with six all-in-one PCs
  • Prayer and relaxation rooms
  • Direct connection to the Aerobridge
  • Entertainment, daily newspapers and magazines

“We are pleased to bring to the United States the world-renowned lounge experience that Turkish Airlines pioneered at Istanbul’sAtaturk International Airport,” said Ilker Ayci, Chairman of Turkish Airlines. “Travelers who visit the Turkish Airlines lounge at Dulles International Airport will be treated to some of the finest services and accommodations available anywhere.”

Since November 2010, Turkish Airlines has connected business and leisure travelers in the Washington, D.C. area to the world with nonstop service through its Istanbul hub.

The prestigious new lounge reinforces Turkish Airlines’ commitment to ensuring travel is both convenient and comfortable for U.S. travelers as it strives to be the international carrier of choice. Turkish Airlines currently offers 10 flights per week fromWashington, D.C. to Istanbul, and serves eight other gateway cities in the U.S., including New York, Boston, Chicago, Houston,Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Known for its award-winning inflight service and catering, Turkish Airlines flies to more countries than any other airline and serves more than 291 destinations in 116 countries. To book a flight with Turkish Airlines or to learn more,

* 2016 Skytrax Passenger Preferences Ranking.

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