Star opens new lounge at Schiphol

AMSTERDAM, 13 March 2019: Frequent flyers using Star Alliance airlines to travel to the Dutch capital can look forward to a new premium lounge experience at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

The new Star Alliance lounge welcomes eligible first and business class passengers and Star Alliance Gold Card holders as well as eligible paid lounge members of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Worldwide Club and United Club programmes.

The lounge is located airside in the Departures 2, Schengen Area on the Panorama terrace level. Easy access is provided to the departure gates for Alliance member carrier flights to European destinations in the Schengen Zone.

The lounge can accommodate up to 150 guests and will open daily from 0530 to 2130, depending on the Star Alliance (Schengen) flight schedule.

The lounge primarily serves eligible customers departing on flights operated by Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Swiss, and TAP Air Portugal.

Customers departing on other Star Alliance member carrier flights are also welcome but must take note that the lounge is located in the Schengen departures area before passport control.

In total, 16 Star Alliance member carriers serve Amsterdam, providing non-stop service to 23 destinations in 18 countries.

From Left to right: Andre van den Berg, CCO of Royal Schiphol Group, Christian Draeger VP Customer Experience, Star Alliance and Menno Biersma, CEO of Swissport, celebrate the opening of Star Alliance’s newest branded lounge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Amsterdam.