The first ‘My Lounge’ includes a games room, study area and free Wi-Fi, and aims to attract leisure travellers and the “new generation of business travellers”.
Visitors to Turkish Airlines’ Lounge Istanbul will be able to access the digital Sky Library on their own devices following the installation of iBeacons.
Qantas has launched an interactive digital content experience, labelled ‘QView’, which links passengers’ devices with the digital screens in the airline’s lounges.
In response to demand from travellers, Oslo Airport has introduced a new work zone where passengers can continue working while waiting for their flight.
Japan Airlines will use smartwatches and iBeacons to track gate agents at Tokyo Haneda Airport’s Terminal 1 and assign tasks based on their exact location.
Air Canada has opened its new lounge at Heathrow Airport Terminal 2, which includes a Quiet Zone, satellite TV, a business centre, spa showers and free Wi-Fi.
San Diego International Airport has opened a new Meditation Room in Terminal 2 to offer travellers a quiet place to escape the busy airport environment.
Frankfurt Airport’s VIP Lounge – which travellers can pay to access regardless of airline or class of travel – has been relocated and now includes a fitness area.
Virgin Australia will enhance its domestic lounges at Brisbane and Melbourne airports, with kerbside lounge access to be introduced for premium passengers.