OMAN/LATVIA. Primeclass has become the world’s first impartial lounge operator to achieve a Skytrax 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Lounge Security Rating at its Muscat Worldwide and Riga Worldwide areas.
To achieve their standing, each lounges have undergone Skytrax’s COVID-19 Lounge Audit, which evaluates over 150 lounge security protocols throughout each amenities and workers service.
The COVID-19 lounge security evaluation undertaken included ATP testing to validate the usual of cleansing techniques, to guarantee excessive contact surfaces are sanitised with sufficient frequency, and that disinfectant merchandise and cleansing methods are efficient.
The lounges – that are owned and operated by TAV Airports and Groupe ADP – additionally had to present clear and visual recommendation to company relating to face masks use, private well being monitoring, hand hygiene amenities, and social distancing and motion etiquette.
TAV Operation Providers CEO Güçlü Batkin stated: “We’re thrilled that Primeclass lounges in Muscat and Riga are profitable the world’s first 5-Star COVID-19 Security Certification awarded by Skytrax. Within the face of the pandemic, travellers’ expectation for a secure and seamless journey is now being reassured with a brand new set of well being and security practices.”
He added: “We make sure that our prospects might be taken care of throughout their lounge stick with elevated hygiene precautions in all touchpoints and wonderful requirements with the meals and beverage served. We’re dedicated to guarantee the same degree of well being and wellbeing requirements with enhanced amenities in all our lounges around the globe.”
Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted stated: “Primeclass has extensively applied their New Consolation hygiene idea in these Muscat and Riga lounges, with the core security values of social distancing organisation, elevated cleansing and hygiene of lounge areas, tailored meals and beverage providers, and including contactless service choices at key touchpoints.
“The in depth options they’ve launched are a key consider Primeclass attaining the best COVID-19 5-Star Rating, however additionally it is the consistency with which these protocols have been utilized that’s so vital in demonstrating the security dedication to prospects.”
The Primeclass lounge at Muscat Worldwide – which additionally holds 5-Star standing for Skytrax’s normal Airline Lounge Scores – has a broad vary of amenities together with a bar and buffet, complimentary spa, lodge normal bedrooms, youngsters’s play amenities, pc video games, a cinema space, and pool tables, darts and desk soccer.
In the meantime, the Primeclass lounge at Riga Worldwide has amenities which embody snug seating with panoramic views of the airfield, a youngsters’s play space, child care room and a meals & beverage supply catering for native and worldwide tastes. There are additionally washrooms and showers, non-public bedrooms and enterprise and assembly amenities.
The Primeclass airport lounge portfolio now exceeds 60 areas throughout 19 nations, serving greater than 10 million passengers yearly.