BY CK Lam
Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished First & Business Class Lounge at the Penang International Airport. The lounge which is conveniently located on level 3 has a relaxed and spacious atmosphere.
The auspicious launch event was graced by Yang Berhormat Danny Law, Penang State Exco for Tourism Development and Culture, Mr. Wilson Yam, Cathay Pacific Airway’s South East Asia Regional General Manager, and Mr. Arif Jaafar, Airport Manager, Malaysia Airports Berhad.
Also present was Mr. Roslan Abdul Rahim, Cathay Pacific Penang Airport Services Manager, Mr. Clement Lau, Cathay Pacific Penang Manager and Ms. Melody Keung, Cathay Pacific Country Manager, Malaysia & Brunei.
The event attended by invited guests, esteemed members of the Marco Polo Club and media friends began with the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
From left to right – Mr. Clement Lau, Mr. Arif Jaafar, Mr. Wilson Yam, Yang Berhormat Danny Law, Ms. Melody Keung and Mr. Roslan Abdul Rahim
This was followed by a welcome address by Mr. Wilson Yam and subsequent speeches by Yang Berhormat Danny Law, and Mr. Arif Jaafar.
First and Business Class passengers, Silver and above Marco Polo Club members and Sapphire and above one world members departing from Penang can gain entry into the lounge.
The lounge which can seat up to 60 people has an environment for relaxation and also for work. Television areas and internet workstations are conveniently placed in the lounge. Passengers can also enjoy the wifi services, reading materials and accessible power sockets.
The event progressed with a cake cutting ceremony and serving of culinary delights. The self-service buffet at the dining area offers passengers a range of hot and cold Asian and Western dishes, local delicacies, beverages and fresh fruits.
From left to right – Mr. Roslan Abdul Rahim, Mr. Clement Lau, Mr. Wilson Yam, Yang Berhormat Danny Law, Ms. Melody Keung and Mr. Arif Jaafar
The dining area
For more information do contact 03-2035 2632 or www.cathaypacific.com.my
* Some photos courtesy of Cathay Pacific Airways