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New Star Alliance Lounge opens at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

The new Star Alliance lounge at Amsterdam AMS airport
The new Star Alliance lounge at Amsterdam AMS airport (Star Alliance photo)

Star Alliance’s eighth branded lounge has opened at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. It joins the eight other Star Alliance branded lounges in Buenes Aires Ezeiza (EZE), Los Angeles (LAX), Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Nagoya (NGO), Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG), Rome Fiumicino (FCO), and Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU).

First and Business Class passengers and Star Alliance Gold cardmembers as well as eligible paid lounge members of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Worldwide Club and United Club programmes will be able to visit the new lounge from today 8 March 2019.

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

This new lounge which can accommodate up to 150 guests has been infused with the local essence of Amsterdam. Designed by D-Dock, an Amsterdam-based architectural design firm, the lounge is inspired by the ever-changing Dutch skies and landscapes and features furniture creations and decoration pieces of original Dutch design.

The new Star Alliance lounge at Amsterdam AMS airport (Star Alliance photo)

There is free wi-fi throughout the lounge while standard and USB power outlets are available for guests to recharge their electronic devices. You can leave your cabin bag at the luggage storage area or work in the individual work booths or the communal work table. There are also separate areas for dining, a bar, relaxation and a wine bar. In the afternoon, guests can enjoy beer on tap, a complimentary buffet with hot and cold meal options. Flight information, business services, complimentary reading material and personal care amenities are available on request.

The lounge operates daily from 5.30 am to 9.30 pm depending on the Star Alliance (Schengen) flight schedule.

Star Alliance has partnered with Aspire Netherlands (A Swissport company) who also developed and operates the adjacent common use Aspire Lounge, and Royal Schiphol Group, in creating the first dedicated alliance lounge at the airport. 

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. 

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