marhaba adds Singapore to its global network; opens new airport lounge at Changi Airport

Monday 17 June 2019
From left to right, flanked by marhaba employees: Francis Loi, Head of Commercial, dnata Singapore; Musdalifa Abdullah, Chief Financial Officer, dnata Singapore; Jayson Goh, Managing Director, Airport Operations Management, Changi Airport Group; Dirk Goovaerts, Regional Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific, dnata; Stewart Angus, Divisional Senior Vice President, International Airport Operations, dnata; Shahab Al Awadhi, Head of marhaba Global Product, dnata.
Singapore - MENA Herald:

marhaba, part of dnata and one of the world’s fastest growing passenger services providers, continues to expand its global network. In addition to its popular facilities in Dubai, Melbourne, and Karachi, marhaba opened another airport lounge in Singapore and now offers excellent value services for passengers of all airlines and travel classes at Changi Airport, too.

Located at Terminal 3, the newest marhaba lounge features comfortable seating for over 130 guests, a quiet zone for relaxation, and shower facilities. It is open 24 hours a day and offers superfast Wi-Fi and all-day dining with an international buffet catering to a wide range of dietary and ethnic requirements. The comfort of guests is ensured by a diverse team of 40 customer-oriented staff, who speak a total of six languages.

Passengers wishing to relax or catch up with work in the pleasant marhaba lounge can make online bookings at from S$55 or gain access via one of the lounge loyalty card programmes.

Dirk Goovaerts, Regional Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific, dnata, said: “We are delighted to open our newest marhaba lounge at Changi Airport, one of our largest bases.”

“Today’s passengers expect a seamless travel experience and we are passionate about supporting our airline customers in delivering this, by providing quality and reliable ground handling and catering services at some of the world’s busiest hubs. Offering the same excellent quality globally, our 12 lounges also contribute to a pleasant passenger journey at the airports. Our dedicated team looks forward to welcoming all passengers departing or transiting in Singapore to our brand new marhaba lounge.” 

Changi Airport is the world's seventh busiest airport for international traffic, managing over 65 million passenger movements in 2018. With over 100 airlines providing connectivity to 400 cities worldwide, the airport handles about 7,400 flights every week. Discerning Singapore travellers who desire a good pre-, and post-flight experience will now be able to take advantage of marhaba’s services at the airport.

Established in 1991, marhaba has been helping passengers to seamlessly arrive and depart from airports for over 25 years. It offers meet & greet services in Dubai and operates 12 departure airport lounges in five countries, the UAE, Singapore, Switzerland*, Pakistan, and Australia.

The marhaba brand is part of dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers. In Singapore, dnata delivers quality, safe and reliable ground handling, cargo and flight catering services for over 40 airlines, and also operates a spacious airport lounge at Terminal 1 at Changi Airport.

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