Heading to Rome on the joint Qantas/Emirates network? There's a new lounge awaiting you at the city's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport.
Gone are the airline's more traditional dining tables and chequered cushions in the relaxation areas – the lounge’s contemporary design instead reflects that of the Emirates lounges in Dubai’s Concourse A:
Located just after passport control in the airside transit area of Terminal 3, there are seats for 156 passengers over an indoor area of 920 square metres.
On the access list are:
- First and business class passengers travelling onwards with Emirates
- Skywards Gold and Platinum members travelling on an Emirates flight (with an EK or QF code)
- Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold, Platinum and Platinum One members travelling with Emirates on either an EK or QF flight number
The usual creature comforts are available in the Rome lounge, including AC power sources, wi-fi access, espresso coffee and self-serve champagne and spirits.
Rome is the only Italian port served by an Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft, which set to provide double daily Rome-Dubai flights from April 16 to 30 – returning to the current Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 mix in May.
The dedicated Rome lounge follows that built in Milan’s Malpensa Airport in 2013.
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