Plaza Premium Group has added Nairobi, Kenya to its global lounge network with an exclusive facility at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
Covering an area of 366 sqm and with a capacity of 150 seats, Plaza Premium Lounge Nairobi is located within terminal 1D, next to gate 4, on level 2. T
The lounge’s interior reflects contemporary African aesthetics blending touches of tribal patterns with a calming colour palette, precisely what every discerning traveller appreciates.
Amenities include a variety of lounge seating, high-speed Wi-Fi, charging stations and dedicated workspaces, and showers. Guests can also indulge in the lounge’s gourmet offerings with a diverse menu featuring favourite Kenyan flavours and international cuisines prepared by skilled chefs, ensuring culinary options cater to every palate.
Commenting on the Plaza Premium Lounge Nairobi launch, Henry Ogoye, Managing Director, Kenya Airports Authority Ag. said, “The addition of Plaza Premium Lounge at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is a significant milestone for Kenya Airports Authority. It reflects our dedication to providing passengers with top-notch amenities and comfort during their journey.
“This partnership exemplifies our continuous efforts to elevate the standards of airport services in the region. We are proud to be a part of this exciting development and are confident that it will enhance the overall airport experience for travellers visiting East Africa, aligning perfectly with our vision to make travel stress-free and our mission to provide a consistent and delightful travel experience.”
The lounge sets a new standard for airport hospitality, offering an unmatched experience that aligns with the diverse needs of today’s global travellers. The grand opening of Plaza Premium Lounge at JKIA signifies the brand’s commitment to make travel better and providing a haven of luxury in the heart of East Africa.
Okan Kufeci, Senior Vice President EMEA speaking about the launch stated, “PPG’s presence in the MEA region is growing from strength to strength.
“Recently we celebrated the successful openings of our Plaza Premium Lounge Amman, Jordan, as well as two Root98 outlets in Jeddah. Today’s announcement marks the fourth touchpoint for us in this vibrant region in the past 6 months, and we are honoured to be a partner with Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to offer a more comfortable way to await your flight in one of the fast-growing global tourism markets.”
The new lounge is the group’s second location in Africa, marking a significant step in the strategic expansion that it lies within its global network of over 250 locations across 80 international airports and 30 countries.
The JKIA lounge enhances the company’s presence in the MEA region adding to an already impressive portfolio of executive airport lounges, hotels and F&B outlets in Amman, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, and Addis Ababa.
Lead image: Noor Jarrar, Commercial Operations Manager Plaza Premium Group; Kiema Kilonzo, Former Ambassador of Kenya in Turkey; Selina A Gor, General Manager, JKIA; Okan Kufeci, Senior Vice President, EMEA, Plaza Premium Group; Sayad Ibrahimli, Regional Director, Sales & Marketing EMEA, Plaza Premium Group and Kaan Canikli, Operations Improvement Director, EMEA Plaza Premium Group.