September 14 2021  |  Airlines & Airports

Plaza Premium Group unveils lounge in Japan

By Wendy Morley

Apron of domestic terminal, Chubu Centrair International Airport

Plaza Premium Group’s first lounge will be opening in 2022 at Chubu Centrair International Airport as part of a strategic expansion in Asia Pacific region within its global network of over 250 locations across 70 international airports and 30 countries.

Located within the international departure hall, the lounge’s 450 square meters offer a comfortable environmentfor passengers to relax and unwind before departing for their destinations.

South-west view of the Chubu Centrair International Airport, Airport Island

Chubu Centrair International Airport is one of the busiest international airports in Japan, serving nearly 13 million international visitors annually. Chubu Centrair has won numerous awards including SKYTRAX’s Best Regional Airport Asia Award for 11 consecutive years since 2011, and SKYTRAX’s The Covid-19 Airport Excellence Awards in 2021 for providing the highest protocols during the pandemic.

Mr Jonathan Song, Global Business Development Director, Plaza Premium Group


“The opening of our first Plaza Premium Lounge in Japan presents very exciting opportunities for Plaza Premium Group as we continue to grow our footprint in the North Asia region. Our debut follows the success of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and when the country and the world begin to reopen borders to international travel, we are confident that this exceptionally diverse and fascinating country will be top of mindfor many international travelers. Plaza Premium Group has ambitions to extend its 360-degree world-class airport hospitality services & facilities including but not limited to Airport Lounge, Airport Meet & Greet, in-Terminal Airport Hotel, Airport Dining and other premium airport services across the Airports in Japan.” states Mr. Jonathan Song, Global Business Development Director of Plaza Premium Group. “Nagoya is one of Japan’s most significant economic centers, we are thrilled to be launching their first airport lounge with a potential to serve travelers from various international destinations. We look forward to sharing our award-winning and best-in-class services, facilities, signature hospitality, and philosophy for worry-free, seamless, and comfortable airport experiences with millions of passengers transiting through or departing from Central Japan International Airport, and connect them with other parts of the world.”

Mr. Noriteru Maeda, Board Member at Chubu Centrair International Airport

“It is a great honor that Plaza Premium Group, an industry leader that offers a wide range of airport servicesaround the world, will be opening its first airport lounge in Japan at Chubu Centrair International Airport. Chubu Centrair International Airport offers an extensive airline network that covers various countries and regions around the world, including Hong Kong, a city where Plaza Premium Group’s head office is located. Being in the center of Japan, the airport is easily accessible not only from Central Japan region, but also from other parts of Japan, making it a very convenient airport for connections.” “We are confident that Plaza Premium Group’s debut in Japan willallow our passengers from home and abroad to enjoy more comfortable and luxurious space and time in theairport before departing for international travel. Chubu Centrair International Airport is committed to placingcustomers at the heart of its business. We have been striving to improve our customer services, which has beenacclaimed by SKYTRAX. Jointly with Plaza Premium Group, we will further enhance our airport services to meet and exceed our customer expectations,” states Mr. Noriteru Maeda, Board Member at Chubu Centrair International Airport.

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