If you’re an international SkyTeam Elite, First or Business class customer, there’s good news if you’re flying out of Sydney – as a refreshed lounge is about to reopen,
The lounge was fully refurbished while international travel was suspended it has been through a total design.
It offers floor-to-ceiling windows offering views across the runway and an abundance of plants bringing the outside in, the fresh, airy space is lighter and brighter.
It offers 149 chairs and ottomans for customers to sit back.
In terms of catering, passengers can enjoy an à la carte menu served up by in-house chefs using locally sourced, fresh produce including sustainable fish. At the live-cooking station, treats include noodles and dumplings, all freshly made to order. For a quick bite, a self-service buffet featuring hot and cold international dishes is available all day.
A bartender is on hand to serve up a selection of Australian red, white and sparkling wines, spirits and barista coffees, along with soft drinks and sodas, while water dispensers and glassware located around the lounge keep customers hydrated and reduce plastic waste.
The lounge also looks towards sustainability, with the following items
- Eliminating single-use items such as plastic straws and stirrers
- Water-saving cisterns and shower heads in showers and bathrooms
- Movement sensor smart technology to save energy and reduce emissions
- Participating in the airport’s waste recycling program
- Using locally and sustainably sourced produce to reduce food miles with procurement management procedures in place to minimize food waste
- Floor-to-ceiling windows
The lounge also features Wi-Fi connectivity, a kids room, showers and a business area.
Kristin Colvile, SkyTeam CEO/Managing Director said:
“How better to welcome international travelers back to our Sydney Lounge than with a brand-new, high-quality experience that not only cares for them today but helps look after tomorrow’s travelers?”
“It’s exciting to unveil a fresh look for SkyTeam Lounges that embodies our alliance’s commitment to greater sustainability on the ground and in the air.”
Lounge location and access
SkyTeam’s Sydney Lounge is located airside near Gate 24 at Pier B in the International Terminal.
The lounge is open from two hours prior to the first flight until the final departure of the day for eligible customers flying on China Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Air.
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