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Turkey’s TAV to operate lounges at Santiago Airport in Chile

tav loungeOperating 41 lounges in 13 countries, Turkey’s TAV Operation Services will operate two lounges at the terminal Building of Arturo Merino Benítez Santiago International Airport and will provide meet & assist services.

Arturo Merino Benítez Santiago International Airport has become the 25th airport included to the portfolio of ‘primeclass’, the brand of TAV Operation Services that offers solutions to the ones who seek comfort while traveling. With this addition, TAV Operation Services reached 41 lounges at 25 airports worldwide. The Primeclass Pacifico and Servicios Aeroportuarios S.A. partnership established in Chile won the tender for the operation of the lounges for five years. Arturo Merino Benítez Santiago International Airport is the seventh busiest airport in Latin America with 19.2 million passengers.

TAV Operation Services General Manager Ali Bora Isbulan stated: “TAV Operation Services undertakes innovative projects with its advanced technology and strong infrastructure. At TAV Operation Services, which established its business development mentality on a global perspective, is glad to include a new lounge to its existing operations. Thanks to our 15 years of experience and our portfolio including more than 40 lounges and establishing a partnership with Primeclass Pacifico and Servicios Aeroportuarios S.A., our company has the goal to welcome 280,000 passengers per year at the lounges and provide meet & assist services. TAV Operation Services has become one of the world's highly-preferred brands in developing privileged travel solutions. We host 3 million passengers per annum at the lounges we operate and provide meet & assist services to 100,000 passengers. Following Turkish Airlines Star Alliance lounges that we opened in Nairobi and Washington D.C. Dulles airports in 2016, we will put into operation lounges at Frankfurt, Muscat, Copenhagen and Zürich airports with our ‘primeclass’ brand in 2017".

Operating at 19 terminals which are operated by TAV Airports in 9 countries, TAV Operation Services develops products and services to meet the changing requirements, demands and circumstances of the passengers as well as administrating non-aviation revenues. Furthermore, the company manages the creation of exclusive products and services, marketing of advertisement and promotional areas, allocation of commercial areas, CIP Service, operation of lounges, TAV Tourism,,, "TAV Passport" Card and "primeclass" Lounge Card membership schemes at various airports, train stations, marine terminals and cruiser terminals in Turkey and abroad.