marhaba unveils newly expanded airport lounge at Dubai International

marhaba, one of the world’s fastest growing passenger services providers, continues to enhance its lounge offering to meet the growing demand for its globally renowned hospitality services.  Following the recent opening of its new facility at Changi Airport, marhaba has expanded its popular lounge at Dubai International’s (DXB) Terminal 3 by 400 square meters, increasing its capacity by 50%.

Located at Concourse “B”, the lounge now features comfortable seating for 300 guests,  a spacious dining area, a quiet zone for relaxation, and shower facilities. It is open 24 hours a day and offers superfast Wi-Fi and all-day dining with international buffet catering to a wide range of dietary and ethnic requirements.

Including its newly expanded Dubai lounge, marhaba operates 12 departure airport lounges in five countries inviting travellers to relax or catch up with work in a peaceful environment. marhaba’s ever-growing network includes five lounges at Dubai International Airport, two at Singapore Changi Airport, and one each at Dubai World Central,  Melbourne Airport, Jinnah International Airport (Karachi), Geneva Airport and Zurich Airport*. In the financial year 2018-19 marhaba hosted over 2.5 million passengers in its lounges.

Steve Allen, Divisional Senior Vice President, UAE Airport Operations, dnata, said: “We are delighted to further enhance Dubai passengers’ travel experience by expanding one of our most popular lounges. Our spacious lounge at Terminal 3 is open for passengers of all airlines and travel classes, offering excellent service and world-class cuisine to the visitors. We stay committed to ensuring  a memorable, hassle-free airport journey for marhaba customers in Dubai and beyond.”

marhaba’s Dubai lounges are available for members of several airport lounge programs, including LoungeKey, Priority Pass, Dragon Pass, as well as for customers holding a range of bank cards, including Mastercard and Diners Club cards. Other travellers can also purchase lounge access by making an online booking at or simply walk in and pay for access on the spot at a rate of AED 210.

Besides its lounge services, in the UAE marhaba also offers comprehensive meet & greet services for travellers. From fast-track clearance through arrivals or departures to helping with transfers and baggage, marhaba ensures a swift, smooth and safe passage through the two Dubai airports for over 365,000 customers a year.

marhaba is part of dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers. dnata has been offering quality and reliable air services for 60 years in the UAE. Every day, the company’s customer-oriented employees assist over 240,000 passengers, move 2,000 tonnes of cargo and prepare 13,000 inflight meals in the country.

*One lounge at Changi Airport and the two lounges in Switzerland are operated under the dnata brand.

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