National Aviation Services (NAS) and NAC2000 Corporation have been awarded a tender to operate an airport lounge in the new terminal at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia.
The airport is the largest in Zambia and has plans to serve as a hub for the region.
International airlines including Proflight Zambia, Air Tanzania, Rwanda Air, SA Airlink, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, CemAir and KLM in partnership with Kenya Airways operate out of this airport, and the national carrier, Zambia Airways is set to fly from this airport as well.
National Aviation Services’ five-year tender includes building a 588 square meter exclusive departure lounge that will cater to all passengers travelling out of the airport in Lusaka.
The new Pearl Lounge will be part of more than 50 lounges operated by NAS across its network in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
Hassan El-Houry, group CEO of NAS said: “We are proud to be trusted by ZACL for the first exclusive lounge at the new terminal in Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka.
“With the airport being the largest in the country, we will be serving at a hub for both domestic and international passengers travelling out of the country.
“Utilizing our lounge development and management experience, we look forward to delivering a lounge that will be on par with international standards around the globe.”
Jonathan Lewis, managing director of NAC2000 Corporation highlighted: “We are excited to work with ZACL and proud be the local partner with NAS, global experts in the airport lounge sector, to deliver a world class facility the new KKIA”.
NAC2000 Corporation is the only ISAGO registered and certified ground services provider in Zambia.