Airport Dimensions, an award-winning global provider of premium shared-use lounges, has recently acquired sleep lounge pioneers and innovators, sleep ’n fly, and is now ready to launch its first non-traditional lounge at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha.
This will also mark the launch of Airport Dimensions’ first premium lounge offer in the Middle East.
The new concept combines Airport Dimensions’ unrivalled expertise in global lounge operations and design, with sleep ’n fly’s unique offer to provide a comfortable, private sleeping and social distancing area for passengers.
Located at the heart of HIA’s transit area, 225m2 lounge features a selection of sleep pods and cabins with accommodation for up to 50 guests. Visitors can pay by the hour to stay at one of the sleep units, which provide a soundproofed and air-conditioned space to relax and rest ahead of or between flights.
The full range of features include FlexiSuite Pods, comprising a 180° flat-bed reclining seat in a soundproof space represents a world first in sleeping pod design. It boasts dimmable ambient lighting, a reading light, air conditioning, a 32-inch screen to connect to the travellers’ mobile, tablet or laptop, a folding tray table, cup holders, a small waste bin, baggage storage and compartments to store coats, shoes and laptop.
Meanwhile, Sleep Cabins comprise four double bed cabins with an optional pull-out bed, as well as nine bunk bed cabins. These small but stylishly designed spaces are soundproof and have air conditioning, main, ambient and reading lights, an alarm clock, a coat hanger, a mirror and tray table.
Managing director, Airport Dimensions, Errol McGlothan spoke on the development: “With its state-of-the-art facilities and five-star service, Hamad International is the perfect place to launch our new sleep and private space concept and, indeed, our first lounge concept in the Middle East. “The sleep pods and cabins provide a convenient, premium and safe space for travellers looking to recharge during a long layover or enjoy a quick nap before an early morning flight. We’re looking forward to working with the airport to further enhance the travel experience for passengers,” he added.
The sleep ’n fly lounge at Hamad International Airport is open to walk-in and corporate guests, online pre-bookings, Priority Pass members and LoungeKey users. Complimentary branded merchandise including pillows and blankets will be available to visitors during their stay.