DUBAI: Emirates airline has opened its lounges for Economy class passengers for the first time.
If you’re an Emirates Skywards Blue member, you can now pay US$100 to access Emirates lounges at Dubai International airport regardless of your class of travel, and so can your family and friends who are travelling on the same Emirates flight, for an additional charge, the airline said in a statement on its website.
If you’re a Silver or Gold member who already enjoys complimentary access, you can invite guests who are travelling on the same flight to join you for an additional charge* – even if they’re travelling in Economy Class. And to make your journey extra special, you can purchase an upgrade to the First Class Lounge in Dubai, it said.
If you’re a Platinum member, you can now pay to invite even more guests to join you in any of our eligible lounges in Dubai.
If you’re departing from Concourse C and travelling in First Class or Business Class – or you’re an eligible Emirates Skywards member – you can now experience The Emirates Lounge at Dubai International airport.
Measuring 1,308sqmsquare meters (14,079sq ftsquare feet), our new lounge contains two dedicated dining areas, bespoke artwork and a state-of-the-art business centre.
The Emirates Lounge is open from 5am – 10am.