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Plaza Premium opens three lounges and a hotel at Tom Jobim International in Rio

Hospitality firm Plaza Premium Group has opened three new passenger lounges and an airside hotel in the newly constructed Terminal 2 (T2) facility at Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The three Plaza Premium Lounges are located in international departures, domestic departures and arrivals, covering approximately 14,000ft², 10,000ft² and 3,800ft² respectively. With […]

Plaza Premium Lounge makes its Brazilian airport debut

Plaza Premium Lounge, the world´s largest independent airport lounge network, has made its debut in Brazil by opening at Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro. The Hong Kong company struck a partnership with airport operator RIOgaleão to provide multiple premium airport services. The company will operate three Plaza Premium Lounges in Terminal 2’s […]

Brazilian Government consider retaking control of Rio Airport amid funding problems

The Brazilian government is considering retaking control of Rio de Janeiro’s international airport from a consortium of private investors who are struggling with a lack of long-term financing, a senior official said on Wednesday. Among options, the government is analyzing voiding the license that the so-called Galeão Aeroporto do Futuro consortium won at an auction […]

RIOgaleão Tom Jobim International Airport reopens following US$560m investment

Rio de Janeiro’s RIOgaleão Tom Jobim International Airport has opened its revamped facilities including a new pier, high-quality facilities and improved services following a R$2bn (US$560m) investment. The transformation of the host airport of the 2016 Olympic Games was carried out in record time: the new South Pier was constructed in less than two years […]