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Sepang, 14 February 2014: Malaysia Airlines today launched its refurbished Golden Lounge at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), after three months of renovation works. The 43,284 square-foot lounge, conveniently located on the Mezzanine Floor of the Satellite Terminal of KLIA, offers First and Business Class passengers an inviting environment of understated luxury and a quiet haven to relax.
Developed with a contemporary facade and luxurious ambiance, the Golden Lounge enables passengers to relax by creating an ideal space in which they can unwind before a flight.
Malaysia Airlines Director of Customer Services Dato' Mohd Salleh Ahmad Tabrani said, “Malaysia Airlines is committed to offer our passengers world-class facilities and services. The launching of our Golden Lounge today raises the bar for premium ground products and services even further.”
“The significant investment in offering the very best to our passengers on-ground and in-flight will continue hence enhancing the overall experience when flying with Malaysia Airlines”, he added.
The lounge spans a spacious seating capacity fit for over 400 passengers. Last year, the Satellite Golden Lounge received a total of more than 310,000 passengers. It is the right time for the airline to refurbish the Golden Lounge as the number of passengers has increased since the entry of Malaysia Airlines into oneworld alliance.
Golden Lounge consists of the Platinum and Business Lounges, each extending from the central reception area. The Platinum Lounge offers top notch facilities of fine dining area serving ala-carte menu together with light snack buffet counter, cigar room and four private slumber rooms complete with single bed and wakeup call facility. The six units of washroom and shower facilities complemented with amenities by Chopard and bath towels serves as a relaxing and private sanctuary where passengers can freshen up before their journey. A nursery with baby cleaning and changing facilities is also provided for the comfort of our little travellers.
The Business Class Lounge offers a sprawling dining area consisting of a few sections – the Rise & Shine deli has wide selection of pastries, bread, soups, salads and dessert; the Noodle Bar specialises in Asian noodle delicacies and the Bistro Bar serves gourmet coffee, tea and juices. Four daybed relaxation rooms with shower and disabled-friendly washroom are provided for ultimate comfort. Smoking room and Games room complete with XBox game console is readily available for passengers to chill out.
The Golden Lounge also provides facilities to meet the needs of every traveller – a business center with conference room, cloak and luggage room, Muslim prayer room, children’s play room with nursery and a sports bar. For a tranquil moment, Ayer Spa offers a good deal of spa services.
Malaysia Airlines operates three lounges in KLIA, offering an unrivalled selection of lounges, each with its own individual identity.
Meanwhile, the relocation of Golden Lounge at Penang International Airport is now completed and has re-opened for service. Similar to other domestic Golden Lounge, it is now located at the domestic terminal.
The Golden Lounge is open 24 hours to First and Business Class passengers, Platinum and Gold Enrich members, and Saphhire or above oneworld members departing or transiting in Kuala Lumpur.
For more information on the services, kindly log on to www.malaysiaairlines.com.