Skyteam today opened its new lounge at Sydney Kingsford Smith airport, the third dedicated Skyteam lounge in the world after London Heathrow and Istanbul Atatürk. According to Skyteam more Skyteam lounges are planned for the future at several major airports.
The lounge has seating for 140 guests and a design with a modern design following the Skyteam trademark. Passengers who have visited the two existing lounges in London and Istanbul will recognise the interior.
The interior is bright and colourful with sofas and armchairs in orange and white. There are plenty of power sockets throughout the lounge for those who want to use their laptops or charge their tables or mobile phones.
The dining options include a wide selection of hot and cold items for self service in the buffet area. There is also a wide selection of drinks available at the self-service champagne and wine bar.
Guests who want to work have access to complimentary wireless internet and a business centre with work stations and printing facilities. There is also a TV room, a selection of Australian and international newspapers and magazines, and a wellness centre with showers and four fullbody massage chairs.
Another feature of the lounge is the “Green botanical wall”, also known as the “Living wall”. A signature feature in the Skyteam lounges with the aim of bringing a touch of nature to the travel experience.
The lounge is used by all Skyteam airlines operating at Sydney airport for their first and business class passengers as well as passengers with Skyteam Elite Plus status. There are currently seven Skyteam airlines operating at Sydney airport: China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air and Vietnam Airlines. The lounge is managed by Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited.