Plaza Premium Group (PPG) has joined forces with NHY Group to upgrade the lounge experience at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD).

Plaza Premium Lounge Ethiopia will open this March in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport Terminal 2 (Departures). As one of the major airport hubs on the African continent and the largest airport in Ethiopia, ADD sees more than 12 million passengers a year. The new partnership aims to elevate ADD’s lounge experience by combining PPG’s 24 years of award-winning expertise and NHY’s extensive understanding in local travel and hospitality landscape.

Spanning 1,000m2, Plaza Premium Lounge in Ethiopia is designed to deliver world-class services to accommodate up to 325 guests. The Plaza Premium Lounge Ethiopia features a wide range of facilities, including a business centre, shower rooms, and resting and sleeping rooms, as well as a cigar lounge and an open café/restaurant concepts.

Nur Hussein Yassin, owner and CEO of Nur Hussein Yassin (NHY), said, “This strategic partnership with Plaza Premium Group, the pioneers in airport hospitality services, will further enhance the African travel experience.
“I look forward to the innovative and premium lounge service for all our passengers at the newly expanded Bole International Airport.”

Bora Isbulan, deputy chief executive officer, Plaza Premium Group, added, “Our ambitions to extend our 360° world-class airport hospitality services and facilities in Africa are on track. We are excited to be partnering with NHY Group to further expand our footprint in this strategic region.”

“International tourism has been blooming in Ethiopia over the years, and we are confident that we can deliver innovative travel experiences to global travellers arriving into and departing from the airport.”

The new Plaza Premium Lounge Ethiopia is Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD)’s only pay-per-use lounge and it is set to open for sale in the coming weeks via Plaza Premium Lounge’s official website and designated distribution outlets.