Swissport and oneworld alliance open lounges at Schiphol

Swissport and oneworld® alliance have opened the doors of their new lounges at Schiphol. Both lounges are located in Lounge 2 at the airport and offer travellers flying to a non-Schengen destination a luxurious place to relax. 

With this opening at Schiphol, the oneworld® alliance is introducing its first European lounge. The luxury lounge is 473 square metres and offers a wide choice of stylish seats in a bright and contemporary setting. The design by D/DOCK features a fully branded oneworld environment, featuring features a subtle references to Amsterdam. An example is the lighting – the lights are inspired by the street lanterns luminous half round bridges along Amsterdam's iconic canals.  

We've developed a contemporary, premium lounge experience with a design, features and furnishings that pay tribute to life in the Netherlands. This luxury lounge experience makes travelling simple, relaxing and enjoyable.

Jochem Straatman, D/DOCK Art Director

The oneworld Lounge, located in the non-Schengen area, is ideally situated just a ten-minute walk away from the gates used by alliance member airlines. Aspire Executive Lounges, Swissport's airport lounge brand, is responsible for the day-to-day running of the space. 

In addition to being responsible for the daily management of the oneworld Lounge, Swissport has also upgraded and opened its Aspire Lounge. This lounge can be booked by anyone flying to a non-Schengen destination. To make things more efficient, both lounges share a kitchen where top chefs prepare fresh meals. 

The design of the Swissport lounge also includes subtle references to Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Guests are welcomed by eye catching, and impactful gestures, with subtle nods to the Amsterdamse School design character and the basalt stones of the Dutch dykes. Swissport has expanded workspace options for business travellers. In addition, with sustainability being an important basic principle, the new lounge contains reused furnishings from the old lounge.